The Way of Natural HistoryA testament to the importance and reward of paying attention to our fragile world
In this eclectic anthology, more than 20 scientists, nature writers, poets, and Zen practitioners, attest to how paying attention to nature can be a healing antidote to the hectic and harrying pace of our lives. Throughout this provocative and uplifting book, writers describe their various experiences in nature and portray ...
“Exciting new trends in natural history....there can be no better introduction to these trends than Fleischner’s anthology.... Most of Fleischner’s contributors offer completely new insights.” — Bloomsbury Review“A gem of a little book.” — Terrain.org
“This eclectic collection has much to offer anyone who cares about the environment, sustainability, and, yes, nature. ” — SEJournal [Society of Environmental Journalists]“There is so much to admire in these pages, and to love.” — Loree Griffin Burns, founder of A Life in Books blog
“A collection of compelling essays....this book is a welcome reminder that our relationship to nature might be much better if we simply started paying some honest and accurate attention to it.” — San Antonio Express-News
“Nature writing with a contemplative bent.” — Shambhala Sun
- Foreword Magazine Best Book Award Finalist in anthologies
- Foreword Magazine Best Book Award Honorable Mention in nature