For pleasure or as a spiritual discipline, bird-watching is “a lesson in respect and humility”
Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, the “iconic piece of literature” that changed the way we think of the world
Laura Dassow Walls: “We have misread Thoreau, tragically”
Henry David Thoreau, “A Walk to Wachusett”
Museum exhibition presents Thoreau’s journal as a monument to the examined life
Photos: A short tour of Walden Pond before Henry David Thoreau’s bicentennial
Sarah Manguso: Thoreau, Annie Dillard, William Maxwell, and “lessons of constraint” on 300 Arguments
William Cronon: The life, power, and magical prose of Loren Eiseley’s science and nature writing
Editor Bill McKibben on American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau
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