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Langdon Cook


Mushroom Hunters



Langdon Cook is the author of The Mushroom Hunters: On the Trail of an Underground America, winner of the 2014 Pacific Northwest Book Award and described by The Wall Street Journal as a “rollicking narrative…delivering vivid and cinematic scenes on every page.” Cook’s newest book is Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table.

His writing appears in numerous publications and he has been nominated for a James Beard Award (2016) and a Pushcart Prize. Cook lives in Seattle with his wife and two children. 

This program is co-sponsored by the Lincoln County Mycological Society and the Newport Public Library.