Friday, October 19, 2018

Nature Rambler Book Group


Meets in the adult classroom at 11:30 am on the 3rd Thursday of the month.

List of selected books to be read over the next 12 + months:

Date
Book Title
Author
Moderator
11/15
American Wolf
Nate Blakeslee
Emily Carr
1/17
The Overstory
Richard Powers
Gary Crider
TBD
The Most Perfect Thing: Inside
(and Outside) a Bird's Egg
Tim Birkhead
Linda Chafin
TBD
Marsh Mud and Mummichogs
Evelyn Sherr
Dale Hoyt
TBD
The Woods Stretched for Miles
John Lane&
Gerald Thurmond
Dale Hoyt
TBD
Summer for the Gods
Ed Larson
Tom Shelton
TBD
The Home Place
J. Drew Lanham
Tom Shelton
TBD
Sand County Almanac
Aldo Leopold
Ann Shenk et al.
TBD
The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben
Avis & ??
***Note: No meeting in December.

Contact Emily if you were unable to attend the two organizational meetings and are interested in participating in the book group. (egenecarr AT gmail.com).

Schedule for TBD books will be decided at the Nov. or Jan. meetings and posted here at that time..

Future meeting dates:
February 21     March 21         April 18            May 16
June 20            July 18             August 15        September 19  October 19      November 21


List of all submitted books:
Book Title
Author
The Sixth Extinction
 Elizabeth Kolbert
My First Summer in the Sierra
 John Muir
Mycelium Running
 Paul Stamets
Founding Gardeners
 Andrea Wulf
The Brother Gardeners: A Generation of Gentlemen Naturalists
 Andrea Wulf
The Hidden Life of Trees
 Peter Wohlleben
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
 Annie Dillard
The Overstory
 Richard Powers
Ecology of a Cracker Childhood
 Janisse Ray
The Invention of Nature
 Andrea Wulf
The Ends of the World
 Peter Brannen
Life and Death of the Salt Marsh
 John & Mildred Teal
Darwin’s Origin of Species (Books that changed the world)
 Janet Brown
The Most Perfect Thing
 Tim Birkhead
Travels of William Bartram
 Mark VanDoren, ed.
A Yearning Toward Wildness (Thoreau quotations)
ed. By Tim Homan
The Road of a Naturalist
Donald Culross Peattie
The Forest Unseen
David George Haskell
A Sand County Almanac
 Aldo Leopold
H is for Hawk
 Helen MacDonald
American Wolf
 Nate Blakeslee
The World of a Saltmarsh
 Charles Seabrook
Marsh Mud and Mummichugs
 Evelyn Sherr
The Woods Stretched for Miles: New Nature Writing from the South
 John Lane & Gerald Thurmond, eds.
Curious World of Calpurnia Tate
 Jacqueline Kelly
Waiting for Aphrodite
 Sue Hubbell
Cathedral of the Wild
 Boyd Vartey
The Control of Nature
 John McPhee
Mountains of the Heart
 Scott Weidensaul
The Songs of Trees
 David George Haskell
The Home Place
 Drew Lanham
Summer of the Gods: The Scopes Trial, America’s Continuing Debate over Science and Religion
 Ed Larson