James Conaway

James Conaway  is the author of the novels The Big Easy, Nose, and World’s End. He published Napa at Last Light, the final volume of a nonfiction trilogy about Napa Valley, last year.

No Home on the Range

A roadmap to understanding the American West

by James Conaway | Tuesday, October 29, 2019

It’s Not Easy Being Green

In an era of global warming, not all tree-related questions are equal.

by James Conaway | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Trouble on the Chesapeake

A new proposal to clean up the bay raises old questions for environmental reformers

by James Conaway | Thursday, August 22, 2019

Waiting for Fire

As smoke thickens and ash falls, an esteemed Napa vintner prepares to save his home and livelihood

by James Conaway | Monday, June 06, 2016

Cotton

All he wanted was to work his land in peace, never knowing that what mattered most to him was about to be taken away

by James Conaway | Thursday, January 10, 2013