Stephen Bodio is a Massachusetts native who has lived in tiny Magdalena, New Mexico, for three decades. He is the author of a half dozen books about the natural world, including A Rage for Falcons
(1992) and Eagle Dreams: Searching for Legends in Wild Mongolia
(2003). Bodio is also an avid falconer. On the Edge of the Wild: Passions and Pleasures of a Naturalist
(1997) is a more eclectic collection of essays on hunting and fishing and adventurous travel.