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

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...
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer: My 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...
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer: My Review

Fox & I by Catherine Raven: A Book Review

Fox & I by Catherine Raven My rating: 4 of 5 stars I can relate to Catherine Raven in many ways. I understand what it’s like to feel inept at social relationships and appreciate nature’s beauty. But our similarities end there. She’s brave, independent, and open in...