May Book Review: River Republic By Leslie Thatcher • May 14, 2013 ShareTweetEmail Credit graphic by Monika Guendner / KPCW America’s rivers – controlled by dams, levees and dredging – at what cost? Amy Mills reviews Daniel McCool’s latest book, River Republic: The Fall and Rise of America’s Rivers. Listen Listening... / 3:13 Tags: book reviewDaniel McCoolRiver Republicnon-fictionriversShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread. Related Content March Book Review: The Round House By Terri Skurky • Mar 12, 2013 The Round House, by Louise Erdrich shows the harsh realities of contemporary life in a community where Native Americans and Caucasians live uneasily together. Terri Skurky has this month’s KPCW Book Review.