I'm extremely grateful to the folks at January magazine for naming "The Great White Bear" as one of the best non-fiction books of 2011. In a glowing review, India Wilson wrote that, "Arguably, Mulvaney is well on his way to being one of the ranking conservation writers of his generation. He writes alternately with joy and like his heart is bleeding and, in his passion, he carries us along." Wow. Thank you very much indeed. Read More
December 7, 2011
"Ice Bear," the UK edition of my book (same book, different title, different cover) is coming out in paperback on January 5. I received my complimentary copies yesterday. It looks great; please buy 20. Or more.
August 2, 2011
June 11, 2011
For reasons that are unclear to me, there has been a sudden resurgence in media interest in my book. Rather than analyze this endlessly, I'm just happy to go along for the ride. Here's one I did recently, on the Relevant Radio Network, which I especially enjoyed. I was particularly grateful that the host, Sean Herriott, very kindly and unexpectedly asked me about my parents at the very end. My segment begins at about 29:50. Read More
April 9, 2011
Reviews of The Great White Bear still trickle in, including two recent blogs. This one, on a blog called Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears, took a straightforward approach, and focused on the remarkable nature of polar bears - which is great, as that is what I had wanted more than anything to convey. Read More
April 8, 2011
Mark this as a day in history - out of the blue, I do believe I have suddenly decided what my next book should be about. There's a clue in this post somewhere, but in the meantime, I need to knuckle down and write something for my agent ... :)
April 2, 2011
Forgot to post this earlier. Here's a fun interview about polar bears and "The Great White Bear" from the Grok Science Show.
March 11, 2011
March 1, 2011
I enjoyed a new review of my book that was just published in Open Letters Monthly. It's lengthy and thoughtful. I'll post extracts on the book's page on this site, but in the meantime, you can check out the full review here
February 11, 2011
Enjoyable interview with Lee Callahan on CBS Radio AM 1090 in Seattle the other day. You can hear it right here.