Tag Archives: Henry David Thoreau


Anti-Politics: A Collection of Agorist Essays© 2021 ed. Sal Mayweather165 pages If you’re still waiting for your masters for permission to live after nearly two years of “two weeks to flatten the curve”, don’t bother reading further. This isn’t your … Continue reading

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Wisdom Wednesday: To Live Deliberately

    “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Henry Thoreau

 The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man’s Unlikely Path to Walden Pond© 2014 Michael Sims384 pages Shortly before retreating for two years to his self-built cabin at Walden Pond, Henry David Thoreau accidentally started a forest fire. A simple … Continue reading

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Walking towards Walden

Walking towards Walden: A Pilgrimage in Search of Place© 1995 John Hanson Mitchell301 pages Just before he set out on his journey to the netherworld, the great pilgrim Dante Alighieri had to pass through a lion-haunted forest where the straight … Continue reading

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Walden © 1854 Henry David Thoreau I remember staring up at Walden on my high school library’s bookshelf, wondering if I should check it out. I knew it was famous: it was one of those books I’d heard of in … Continue reading

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I to Myself

I to Myself: An Annotated Selection from the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau© 2007 editor Jeffrey Cramer429 pages I’ve known the name Henry David Thoreau since high school, when I gazed up at Walden. I did not read from him, … Continue reading

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This Week at the Library (7/8)

Books this Update: Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice The Age of Synthesis, Ray Spangenburg and Diane Kit Moser Foundation, Isaac Asimov Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau I, Robot; Isaac Asimov I began this week with Anne Rice’s Interview with … Continue reading

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