Gene Logsdon is a man with a mission: He wants to encourage Americans to maintain small, home woodlots, heat with wood, and return to what he calls a wood culture and a wood economy. "A Sanctuary of Trees", Logsdon’s latest book,... Read More
Herb Silverman is one of the most congenial atheists anyone could ever want to meet. Atheists have a reputation for being abrasive, pugnacious, and scornful. But Silverman isn’t like that at all. He’s a breath of fresh air.... Read More
The initial inspiration for Gardening Vertically: 24 Ideas for Creating Your Own Green Walls is the work of French research botanist Patrick Blanc. Blanc’s “green walls” are large-scale architectural landscapes and, as such, must... Read More
Chronological, detailed, and methodical, My Life in Prison: Memoirs of a Chinese Political Dissident fulfills its author’s purpose as historical record. His plea for human rights, particularly free speech, also includes observations on... Read More
Every challenging travel expedition necessitates a host of mundane housekeeping tasks. While most first-person accounts include episodes of pain and suffering, fatigue, and even boredom, the more ordinary aspects may be given short... Read More
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