25 September 2007

Book Lists

The following are books recommended by EcoDeaf readers:
(more recent recommendations will be posted on top)

"read voraciously! there are many wonderful authors and books out there (some old school!)" -EcoDeaf Reader


-- Helen and Scott Nearing (The Good Life series)
-- Eric Sloane ("his books are some of my most favorite ones")
-- Gene Logsdon
Rebecca Wood (The New Whole Foods Encyclopedia, Splendid Grain)


The Elves of the Lily Hill Farm by Penny Kelly
The Secret Life of Plants by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird
Perelandra Garden Workbook: A Complete Guide to Gardening with Nature Intelligences by MacHaelle Small Wright
What on Earth are We Doing? (1976) by D.H. Keen and G.E. Simmons, Illustrated by Pat Oakley (What on Earth: scanned book online)
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver ("thought this would be a good resource for local food/farmer's market vs. the general food production...it's about her family living for a year almost entirely on local produce and their garden")
Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
Rodale's All new Encyclopedia of Organic Farming ("pretty darn good)
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein ("this one is a CLASSIC")
The Geography of Childhood (1995) by Gary Paul Nabhan
The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight by Thom Hartmann
A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
Healthy Aging by Andrew Weil, M.D.
The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan
Ishmael by Daniel Quinn
Last Child of the Woods (2005) by Richard Louv (see review posting)
The 80/10/10 Diet: Balancing your health, weight, and your life, one luscious bite at a time by Dr. Douglas N. Graham (raw food book)

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