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Reviews of The Botany of Desire

“Pollan shines a light on our own nature as well as our implication in the natural world.” —The New York Times “[Pollan] has a wide-ranging intellect, an eager grasp of evolutionary biology and a subversive streak that helps him to root out some wonderfully counterintuitive points. His prose both shimmers and snaps, and he has

Reviews of A Place of My Own

“A glorious piece of prose … Pollan leads readers on his adventure with humor and grace.” —Chicago Tribune “An utterly terrific book … an inspired meditation on the complex relationship between space, the human body, and the human spirit.” —Francine du Plessix Gray “A captivating and informative adventure.” —John Berendt, author of Midnight in the

Reviews of Second Nature

“Second Nature is…as delicious a meditation on one man’s relationship with the earth as any of you are as likely to come upon.” —The New York Times Book Review “One of the distinguished gardening books of our time.” —Noel Perrin, USA Today “The best book about Americans and their gardens in decades. Second Nature reads