Books by Osha Gray Davidson

Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Davidson brings environmental passion, as well as a gimlet-eyed environmental appreciation, to the turtles' predicament, giving the plague a moral dimension as well as delivering on the scientific one."
A lucid and disturbing report on grim happenings in the sea-turtle world—and by extension the oceans themselves—from Davidson (The Enchanted Braid, 1998, etc.). Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 1998

"Davidson's accessible, heartfelt portrait of man's deleterious effect on the sea is a sobering examination of the devilishly complex corner humanity is painting itself into. (8 pages color photos, not seen)"
This natural history of coral reefs and our relationship to them delivers a measured but damning indictment of human environmental folly. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 1996

"This eloquent blend of history and advocacy journalism ends with a follow-up on the major figures and with that rarest quality in a book on race in America—a reason for hope."
An intimate yet broad presentation of the slow gains made in racial reconciliation in today's South. Read full book review >
Released: April 13, 1993

"Unlikely to change the minds of hard-liners on either side of the gun debate; but, still, a fascinating study of the practical application of political power."
Beginning with the story of ``Eddie'' Purdy, who killed five children in a California schoolyard and then turned his AK-47 assault rifle on himself, Davidson (Broken Heartland, 1990) writes what at first seems an emotional antigun tract. Read full book review >