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  • The Ripest Moments by Norbert Krapf

    The Ripest Moments is a simple pleasure to read. While reading this memoir of growing up in the 40s and 50s in Jasper and rural Dubois County, Indiana, I found myself reminded over and over again of my own childhood in northern Indiana, and the cousins, aunts, and uncles we'd often visit in Ohio...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 09-15-2009
  • The Way of Ignorance and Other Essays by Wendell Berry

    Wendell Berry is by now surely the “elder statesman” of living responsibly in a sustainable fashion, with strong local allegiances to a place in every sense of the word: the local ecology, culture, community, and people. He seems to be aware of the fact that, if not a statesman, he certainly...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Bufkinite@evpl on 04-26-2009
  • "The Omnivore's Dilemma" by Michael Pollan

    This is a fascinating discussion of our relationship to the food we eat. Mr. Pollan first discusses the familiar Industrial Agricultural system, a topic that's been covered by many other books in one way or another, but Pollan provides a good overview to the problems this system presents us. I didn't...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by lotech@evpl on 08-07-2008
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