Ben Cosgrove is a Brooklyn-based writer and the editor of two well-received anthologies, Covering the Bases (a collection of classic sportswriting) and Gluttony. His work has appeared in Salon, TIME, the Washington Post, Deadspin, Huffington Post and elsewhere.

Frog Fete

We do not think of the English novelist and essayist as a nature writer, but in fact he wrote as well—and at length—about nature as he wrote about everything else.