Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer: My Review

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer: My Review

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer My rating: 5 of 5 stars Where to start with a book like this? Robin Wall Kimmerer has created a mesmerizing blend of folktale, indigenous spirituality, her love for the natural world, and the wonder of plants. As I’ve noted...

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer: My Review

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer: My Review

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer My rating: 5 of 5 stars Where to start with a book like this? Robin Wall Kimmerer has created a mesmerizing blend of folktale, indigenous spirituality, her love for the natural world, and the wonder of plants. As I’ve noted...

Books on Private Law

Books on Private Law

346. Books on private law The links below may be affiliate links. I will receive a small commission on any purchases you make.  Further Reading: Alison Bass Side Effects: A Prosecutor, a Whistleblower, and a Bestselling Antidepressant on Trial, 2003. Investigative...

Books on Non-Christian Religions and Spirituality

Books on Non-Christian Religions and Spirituality

291. General books on non-Christian Religions and Spirituality Further Reading: The links below are affiliate links. I will receive a small commission from your purchase if you use these links.  Marjorie Leach Guide to the Gods: A Dictionary of the Functions and...

Recommended Books on China and Adjacent Areas

Recommended Books on China and Adjacent Areas

951.  Books on the history of China and adjacent areas Further Reading: The links below may be affiliate links. If you use them and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission.  Peter Hessler Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China and the West, 2006. Change in...

The Book of Eels by Patrik Svensson: A Book Review

The Book of Eels by Patrik Svensson: A Book Review

The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World by Patrik Svensson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wow. By this book’s ending, I felt a bit gutted, like one of the fish (they are fish) that Patrik Svensson writes about in this...

Recommended Books on Photography

Recommended Books on Photography

770. Books on photography Further Reading: The links below are affiliate links. If you use them, I will earn a small commission at no charge to you. The Abungus Lamu: Kenya’s Enchanted Island, 2009. Designated as a UNESCO world heritage site, Lamu, an island off the...

Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life by Hermione Lee: Book Review

Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life by Hermione Lee: Book Review

Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life by Hermione Lee My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’m embarrassed to admit that I had never heard of Penelope Fitzgerald before researching my most recent book, Library Lin’s Biographies, Autobiographies, and Memoirs. A few years ago, I watched the...

Books on Invertebrates

Books on Invertebrates

595. Books on  Arthropoda The links below are affiliate links. If you use them, I will receive a small commission from your purchase at no extra charge to you. Further Reading: Arthur V. Evans Beetles of Eastern North America, 2014. Everything you could want to know...

Books on Advertising and Public Relations

Books on Advertising and Public Relations

659. Books on advertising and public relations The links below are affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I will receive a commission at no charge to you. I recommend all the titles.  Further Reading: Vance Packard The Hidden Persuaders, 1957. Vince Packard’s...