Laura Dassow Walls on Henry David Thoreau
Again and again we return to the question: how should we live? To Henry David Thoreau, the 19th-century author, philosopher and naturalist, the answer was simplicity itself. Here his biographer Laura Dassow Walls selects five key texts that explore the Thoreauvian way of thinking.
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For our next Italian Book Club meeting we'll be reading Christ Stopped at Eboli by Carlo Levi. Read the book (pictured to the right) and join us on July 2nd at 6.30pm in Oxford. All are welcome.