Books by George Black

ON THE GANGES by George Black
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 17, 2018

"A worthwhile work that will please armchair travelers and historians."
A lively journey down the Ganges River via off-the-beaten-path destinations and historical moments. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: March 13, 2012

"An admirable, warts-and-all history of a milestone in environmental preservation."
The story of a national park might seem a niche subject, but OnEarth magazine editor Black (Casting a Spell: The Bamboo Fly Rod and the American Pursuit of Perfection, 2006, etc.) surrounds it with a colorful, stormy, often-distressing history of our northern mountain states. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: April 7, 2004

"A weapons-grade indictment of river despoliation, and an astute analysis of the socioeconomic factors that affect it. (Illustrations throughout)"
Taking a break from the foreign-affairs beat, amateur fly fisherman Black (The Good Neighbor, 1988, etc.) broadly contemplates northwest Connecticut's Housatonic River, its Shepaug and Naugatuck tributaries, and their respective fates. Read full book review >