14: James Barilla on Bringing the Natural World to the Back Yard
Today we have James Barilla on the show to talk about his book, My Backyard Jungle.
A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold.
James Barilla is the author of two nonfiction books—including My Backyard Jungle: The Adventures of an Urban Wildlife Lover Who Turned His Yard into Habitat and Learned to Live with It. In his writing he explores what it means to be human in the natural world. His work has also appeared in print or online in The New York Times, The Atlantic, National Geographicand Conservation as well as numerous other publications, and he has appeared on a variety of national public radio shows such as WHYY’s Radio Times and PRI’s Living on Earth. James currently serves as a creative and environmental writing professor at the University of South Carolina.