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Nutzerbericht  - mbowen - LibraryThing

michael pollan is the man i want my son to follow. he has singlehandedly for me turned science back into the direction of biology and away from math and technology. if that sounds oxymoronic it is ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - NativeRoses - LibraryThing

Just changed my mind -- one of my next books will be The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan. He looks at how humans fill their desire for sweetness, beauty ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - micronoclast - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed this book, which is essentially the history of three plants, based on Pollan's conceit that these plants are manipulating humans to ensure their continued survival. It's a little like reading John McPhee's book Oranges, but with an agenda of sorts. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - jwl - LibraryThing

This is one of my favorite books. It recounts the history and the way humans have interacted and manipulated several plants (potatos, apples, tulips and marijuana). It's extremely interesting and informative. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - herschelian - LibraryThing

This the most fascinating, thought-provoking book, making us reconsider our own place in the natural world. The author tells the story of four 'domesticated' plants , all have thrived by attapting to ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - idiotgirl - LibraryThing

I would be happy to have written this book. Such a great idea. And being from Idaho, who can question a whole chapter on the potato!!! Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - vanderleun - LibraryThing

A luminous exploration of the tangled destinies of plants and men. Vollständige Rezension lesen


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