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Walden: With an Introduction and Annotations by Bill McKibben by Henry David Thoreau
Jun 27, 2017 | ISBN 9780807098134
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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

Table Of Contents

Introduction by
Bill McKibben


Where I Lived, and What I Lived For





The Bean-Field

The Village

The Ponds

Baker Farm

Higher Laws

Brute Neighbors


Former Inhabitants; and Winter Visitors

Winter Animals

The Pond in Winter



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