Walden: With an Introduction and Annotations by Bill McKibben (Concord Library) (Paperback)

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By Henry David Thoreau, Bill McKibben (Introduction by)
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About the Author


Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was a writer, philosopher, and naturalist. Walden is considered his masterpiece.

Bill McKibben has written a dozen books about the environment, including The End of Nature and Oil and Honey. Founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org, he is a scholar in residence at Middlebury College.

Praise For…


Walden—republished by Beacon Press this year with an inspired introduction by Bill McKibben about Thoreau’s relevance to our own spiritually impoverished reality—is arguably the most important work of literary nonfiction in the American canon.”
The New York Review of Books

“Bill McKibben gives us Thoreau’s Walden as the gospel of the present moment.”
—Robert D. Richardson Jr., author of Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind

“A stunning new edition [with an] illuminating introduction...McKibben’s voice melds with, but never overtakes, that of Thoreau.”
The Oregonian

“McKibben provides the most Thoreauvian introduction to Thoreau’s classic that I have ever seen.”
—Lawrence Buell, author of Emerson and Writing for an Endangered World
Product Details
ISBN: 9780807098134
ISBN-10: 0807098132
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: June 27th, 2017
Pages: 344
Language: English
Series: Concord Library