Florilegium: Palestinian Walks

When I’m not writing about walking and landscape, I’m reading about it. A favorite journal, Empty Mirror, has this week published a book review of mine, discussing someone else’s landscape encounters – human rights lawyer Raja Shehadeh‘s, in his 2008 collection of Palestinian Walks. I’ve written multiple book reviews for Publisher’s Weekly, but those are … More Florilegium: Palestinian Walks

Florilegium: The Overstory

Since about halfway through its 500 pages, I’ve been unable to stop thinking about Richard Powers’ recent novel, The Overstory. It’s about…well, that’s complicated, but here’s how the publisher condenses it. And here’s the author: “The whole book is a simple question: What would it take to make you give the unquestioning sacredness that you … More Florilegium: The Overstory