CHN Bookshelf: Fall 2019

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CHN BOOKSHELF – A regular feature calling attention to important books and articles that CHN staff, board, and collaborating scholars are reading and recommend.

Monique Allewaert

Ariel’s Ecology: Plantations, Personhood, and Colonialism in the American Tropics (University of Minnesota Press, 2013)

Timothy Beatley
Biophilic Cities: Integrating Nature into Urban Design and Planning (Island Press, 2010)

Ross Gay
The Book of Delights: Essays (Algonquin Books, 2019)


Amitav Ghosh
The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable (University of Chicago Press, 2016)

Stephen Jenkinson
Come of Age: The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble (North Atlantic Books, 2018)

Trebbe Johnson
Radical Joy for Hard Times: Finding Meaning and Making Beauty in Earth’s Broken Places (North Atlantic Books, 2018)

Stephanie Kaza
Green Buddhism: Practice and Compassionate Action in Uncertain Times (Shambhala, 2019)

Lynda Mapes
Witness Tree: Seasons of Change with a Century-Old Oak (Bloomsbury USA, 2017)

Ben Minteer
The Fall of the Wild: Extinction, De-Extinction, and the Ethics of Conservation (Columbia University Press, 2019)

William Stolzenburg
Heart of a Lion: A Lone Cat’s Walk Across America (Bloomsbury USA, 2016)


Elissa Washuta and Theresa Warburton eds.
Shapes of Native Nonfiction: Collected Essays by Contemporary Writers (University of Washington Press, 2019)

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
As Long As Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock (Beacon Press, 2019)

Monica White
Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement (University of North Carolina Press, 2019)

Andrea Wulf
The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt, with illustrations by Lillian Melcher (Pantheon, 2019)

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