Practice of the Wild

Practice of the Wild The nine captivatingly meditative essays in The Practice of the Wild display the deep understanding and wide erudition of Gary Snyder in the ways of Buddhist belief, wildness, wildlife, and the world These essays, first published in 1990, stand as the mature centerpiece of Snyder s work and thought

The Dream of the Earth

The Dream of the Earth This landmark work, first published by Sierra Club Books in 1988, has established itself as a foundational volume in the ecological canon In it, noted cultural historian Thomas Berry provides nothing less than a new intellectual ethical framework for the human community by positing planetary well b

Soulwaves: A Future History

Soulwaves: A Future History Soulwaves is a metaphysical and cosmological adventure across space and time If you ve ever wondered where we are heading, this book explores a possible near future for humanity, and the Earth If you ve ever wondered where we came from, be prepared to turn your thinking on its head If you ve ever

You Don't Have to Say You Love Me

You Don't Have to Say You Love Me A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, and loss from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award winner n nWhen his mother passed away at the age of 78, Sherman Alexie responded the only way he knew how he wrote The result is this stunning memoir Featuring 78 poems, 78 e

The Gulf: The Making of An American Sea

The Gulf: The Making of An American Sea When painter Winslow Homer first sailed into the Gulf of Mexico, he was struck by its special kind of providence Indeed, the Gulf presented itself as America s sea bound by geography, culture, and tradition to the national experience and yet, there has never been a comprehensive history of the Gu

Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor

Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor The violence wrought by climate change, toxic drift, deforestation, oil spills, and the environmental aftermath of war takes place gradually and often invisibly Using the innovative concept of slow violence to describe these threats, Rob Nixon focuses on the inattention we have paid to the attritio

How I Became a Tree

How I Became a Tree In this remarkable and often unsettling book, Sumana Roy gives us a new vision of what it means to be human in the natural world Increasingly disturbed by the violence, hate, insincerity, greed and selfishness of her kind, the author is drawn to the idea of becoming a tree I was tired of speed ,

Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)

Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1) Andrew Ender Wiggin thinks he is playing computer simulated war games he is, in fact, engaged in something far desperate The result of genetic experimentation, Ender may be the military genius Earth desperately needs in a war against an alien enemy seeking to destroy all human life The onl

Planted

Planted Planted is not a how to book, but a how so book in which the reader is invited to travel with Leah Kostamo on the wild ride of salmon saving, stranger welcoming, and God worshiping as she and her husband help establish the first Christian environmental center in Canada Avoiding simplistic presc

On Trails: An Exploration

On Trails: An Exploration In 2009, while thru hiking the Appalachian Trail, Robert Moor began to wonder about the paths that lie beneath our feet How do they form Why do some improve over time while others fade What makes us follow or strike off on our own n nOver the course of the next seven years, Moor traveled the glob

Ecoscience: Population, Resources, Environment

Ecoscience: Population, Resources, Environment Ecoscience, the successor to Population, Resources, and Environment, is a survey of environmental science The Ehrlichs have teamed up with John Holdren to produce a text that offers a greatly expanded coverage of all topics in environmental science It offers extensive information on population,