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Mike Phillips's Top Book Recommendations

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First published in 1949, A Sand County Almanac combines some of the finest nature writing since Thoreau with an outspoken and highly ethical regard for America's relationship to the land.

Written with an unparalleled understanding of the ways of nature, the book includes a section on the monthly changes of the Wisconsin countryside; another part that gathers informal pieces written by Leopold over a forty-year period as he traveled through the woodlands of Wisconsin, Iowa, Arizona, Sonora, Oregon, Manitoba, and elsewhere; and a final section in which Leopold addresses the...

Isabella TreeLeopold wrote that one of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds. To me, that rings painfully true. (Source)

Mark BoyleI love many books, but I am in love with A Sand County Almanac. (Source)

Mike PhillipsIt speaks to the need for us to recognize we’re just as much a part of this planet as the wondrous diversity of life that still surrounds us. (Source)

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