Books by Annie Dillard
Interviews where books by Annie Dillard were recommended
The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod
by Henry Beston
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
by Annie Dillard
by Kathleen Jamie
Dark Emu: Aboriginal Australians and the Birth of Agriculture
by Bruce Pascoe
A Natural History of the Future: What the Laws of Biology Tell Us about the Destiny of the Human Species
by Rob Dunn
Natural history can offer a “portal into wonder and astonishment,” says David George Haskell, the biologist and award-winning author of nonfiction works including Sounds Wild and Broken and The Forest Unseen. But natural history books, in the past, have also been guilty of reinforcing prejudices. Here he recommends five natural history books that celebrate the diversity of life.
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.
Modern Western societies often seem to be intolerant of silence. Why should this be? And is there any alternative? The author of “A Book of Silence” explains