When I'm not doing other things, most of you know that I love hanging out in Yosemite National Park. I'm happy to report a great new book is out from Mountain Press Publishing Company called Geology Underfoot in Yosemite National Park, by fellow Pomona College alumni Allen Glazner and Yosemite Park geologist Greg Stock. Just got a copy, and I am most impressed. It has been quite a few years now since N. King Huber's book on Yosemite geology was published (the mid 1980's), and Yosemite Underfoot is a great update, and far more comprehensive. It is a series of vignettes of significant geologic spots in the park, but also in the surrounding region, is well-illustrated (in color), and is rich with locality maps and diagrams.
If you are the least bit interested in geology, pick up the book. If you are not interested in geology (which begs the question of why you are reading this) pick up the book anyway. You will become interested in the geology!