Walden: With an Introduction and Annotations by Bill McKibben

Henry David Thoreau (Author) Bill McKibben (Introduction by)
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Product Details

Price
$10.95  $10.07
Publisher
Beacon Press
Publish Date
June 27, 2017
Pages
344
Dimensions
5.5 X 1.0 X 8.4 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780807098134
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About the Author

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was a writer, philosopher, and naturalist. Walden is considered his masterpiece.

Bill McKibben has written a dozen books about the environment, including The End of Nature and Oil and Honey. Founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org, he is a scholar in residence at Middlebury College.

Reviews

"Walden--republished by Beacon Press this year with an inspired introduction by Bill McKibben about Thoreau's relevance to our own spiritually impoverished reality--is arguably the most important work of literary nonfiction in the American canon."
--The New York Review of Books

"Bill McKibben gives us Thoreau's Walden as the gospel of the present moment."
--Robert D. Richardson Jr., author of Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind

"A stunning new edition [with an] illuminating introduction...McKibben's voice melds with, but never overtakes, that of Thoreau."
--The Oregonian

"McKibben provides the most Thoreauvian introduction to Thoreau's classic that I have ever seen."
--Lawrence Buell, author of Emerson and Writing for an Endangered World