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Book Reviews

Big River Magazine selects books related to the Upper Mississippi to review. You can read reviews here, and, for most, connect with a bookstore to purchase the book.

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Afloat Again Adrift

The Becoming of the Driftless Rivers National Park (Wisconsin)

Bike and Paddle Guides
Biking Illinois
Biking Iowa
Paddling Iowa
Paddling Southern Minnesota
Paddling Southern Wisconsin

The Butterflies of Iowa

Down to the River — Portraits of Iowa Musicians

Ferret Island

Fifty Uncommon Birds of the Upper Midwest

From the Bottom Up — One Man's Crusade to Clean America's Rivers

A Guide to Effigy Mounds National Monument

Hell Gate of the Mississippi — The Effie Afton Trial and Abraham Lincoln’s Role

Maiden Rock

My River Home

Nature in the Neighborhood

The River Queen, A Memoir

The River Wife

Vulture View

Water Women Wisdom: Voices from the Upper Mississippi