Monday, December 20, 2010

Kalpa's Agricultural and More Holiday Gift Book Wish-List

Dear Santa,
I know its the very last minute and I'm so sorry about that but this is my list for this year and please don't forget my readers because they will want some of these books, too.
--Kalpa


The End of the Long Summer: Why We Must Remake Our Civilization to Survive on a Volatile Earth by Dianne Dumanoski - Broadway 2010

The End of the Long Summer: Why We Must Remake Our Civilization to Survive on a Volatile Earth


Cultivating an Ecological Conscience: Essays from a Farmer Philosopher by Fred Kirschenmann - The University Press of Kentucky 2010

Cultivating an Ecological Conscience: Essays from a Farmer Philosopher (Culture of the Land)


Where Our Food Comes From: Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine by Gary Paul Nabhan - Shearwater 2008

Where Our Food Comes From: Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine


A Different Kind of Luxury: Japanese Lessons in Simple Living and Inner Abundance by Andy Couturier - Stone Bridge Press 2010

A Different Kind of Luxury: Japanese Lessons in Simple Living and Inner Abundance


Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food by Wendell Berry - Counterpoint 2009

Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food


Holy Shit: Managing Manure To Save Mankind by Gene Logsdon - Chelsea Green Publishing 2010

Holy Shit: Managing Manure To Save Mankind


Empires of Food: Feast, Famine, and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations by Evan Fraser - Free Press 2010

Empires of Food: Feast, Famine, and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations


Running Dry: A Journey From Source to Sea Down the Colorado River by Jonathan Waterman - National Geographic 2010

Running Dry: A Journey From Source to Sea Down the Colorado River


Farmers of Forty Centuries: Organic Farming in China, Korea, and Japan by F.H. King - Dover Publications 2004

Farmers of Forty Centuries: Organic Farming in China, Korea, and Japan


Sustainability and the Civil Commons: Rural Communities in the Age of Globalization by Jennifer Sumner - University of Toronto Press 2007

Sustainability and the Civil Commons: Rural Communities in the Age of Globalization


Smart World: Breakthrough Creativity And the New Science of Ideas by Richard Ogle - Harvard Business School Press 2007

Smart World: Breakthrough Creativity And the New Science of Ideas


Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway - Bloomsbury Press 2010

Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming


American Farmer: The Heart of Our Country by Katrina Fried and Paul Mobley - Welcome Books 2008

American Farmer: The Heart of Our Country


Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies by Charles Perrow - Princeton University Press 1999

Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies


One Degree West: Reflections of a Plainsdaughter by Julene Bair - Mid-List Press 2000

One Degree West: Reflections of a Plainsdaughter (First Series:Creative Nonfiction)


The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World by David Abram - Vintage 1997



The Witch of Hebron: A World Made by Hand Novel by James Howard Kunstler - Atlantic Monthly Press 2010



Cloud Atlas: A Novel by David Mitchell - Random House 2004

Cloud Atlas: A Novel


Magazine Subscription: The Sun



Grow Your Own Mushroom Kits from The Imaginary Farmer

2 comments:

  1. Some really interesting recommendations. Will nicely fill my bedside table stock of books over the Christmas period. Happy holidays.

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