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Nutzerbericht  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

The book gave an amazing overview into the cultural history and breeding history of apples, tulips, marijuana and potato plants. I felt like I learned a lot and was pretty entertained as well ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

The book gave an amazing overview into the cultural history and breeding history of apples, tulips, marijuana and potato plants. I felt like I learned a lot and was pretty entertained as well ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Fernhill - LibraryThing

Very interesting way to look at the interaction of people with the environment. Shows how we are affected by plants as much as plants are affected by us. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - satyridae - LibraryThing

Revisiting this ten years after my initial reading was fascinating, especially the potato & marijuana sections. I recall thinking that Pollan sounded a little unhinged when he was talking about ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - AlCracka - LibraryThing

Pollan represents one of my favorite types of writers: modern polymaths who can bring scientific, historic and literary knowledge to bear on whatever they're writing about. When it's done well, I don ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - sriemann - LibraryThing

I enjoyed the structure of the book, and the section on cannabis has really made me rethink my beliefs on how people should interact with mind-altering substances - can't say yet that I have changed ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - bfertig - LibraryThing

Enjoyable read and generally good, interesting book. Classic Pollan. Some of the speculation regarding intentionality on the part of the plants is a bit wild, and since the book was written much has ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - thatotter - LibraryThing

I found the tulip section most interesting. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - amelish - LibraryThing

It's true, "the potato and pot chapters are the best." Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World

Nutzerbericht  - Teresa - Goodreads

I read two chapters of this book so far and then just got distracted by other things. I imagine I will get back to it eventually... ...and when I did, I found it well worth finishing. Vollständige Rezension lesen


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