The New Earth Reader

From Terra Nova Books

The New Earth Reader

The Best of Terra Nova

Edited by David Rothenberg and Marta Ulvaeus

The best of Terra Nova: offbeat informed literature from the culture of environmentalism.

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The best of Terra Nova: offbeat informed literature from the culture of environmentalism.

This is a collection of the best essays, stories, and interviews from Terra Nova, the cutting-edge literary journal. It explores the complex and multifarious ways humanity is loose in the natural world. Find out who really wrote the famous Chief Seattle speech. Read why Jaron Lanier wants to turn us all into giant squid so we can talk to one another without language. Rick Bass travels to the country with the most grizzly bears per square mile: Romania. Gary Nabhan dreams of raven stew. Val Plumwood is half-swallowed by a crocodile and lives to tell the tale and affirm her vegetarianism. Charles Bowden enters Tuna Country in Mexico and struggles to find his way back across the border. Ray Isle fights with a wild turkey; see who wins. And find out why filmmaker Errol Morris thinks that human dreamers are the most endangered species around.

Hardcover

Out of Print ISBN: 9780262181952 253 pp. | 7.1 in x 8.9 in

Editors

David Rothenberg

David Rothenberg is Professor of Philosophy at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and founder of the Terra Nova book series. His most recent books are Always the Mountains and Sudden Music: Improvisation, Art and Nature.

Marta Ulvaeus

Marta Ulvaeus is former Associate Director of Terra Nova projects at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.