Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
Horse Heaven By Jane Smiley
The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx
Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck ( this was my Grandmothers book and always holds me in a very special place when I read it).
Uncle Boris in the Yukon and Other Shaggy Dog Stories by Daniel Pinkwater.
On a sad note, my ancient copy of Robert Frost poems gave up the ghost completely
so if anyone reading this has suggestions for a new compilation PLEASE let me know.