The border between Kentucky and Tennessee is rich with rivers, lakes, and wildlife of all kinds, especially, minute forest insects. The heat of the summer allows insect populations to explode, until autumn’s cooling air calms these insects to produce spacious, trilling medleys. We listen to nightfall orchestrated with insects, birds, and awakening owls.
“This is a remarkable journey:
a quest for imperiled Nature
an artist who never stopped listening.”
One Square Inch of Silence
“Many books help us see the world differently; this one induces us to hear the world clearly.”
—Booklist, Starred Review