Science journalist Melissa Sevigny’s BRAVE THE WILD RIVER, tracing the remarkable forty-three-day whitewater journey of botanists Elzada Clover and Lois Jotter through the Grand Canyon in 1938 to record what would become the baseline of plant life in the canyon, and telling the larger story of botany’s role in explaining how our landscape has changed, and how dams, invasive species, and other human impacts transformed the canyon’s ecology, to Matt Weiland at Norton, at auction, by Laurie Abkemeier at DeFiore and Company (world English).