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Agriculture | Agriculture

jennifer-w-horne's picture
Feb.05.2010
From the seat of a tractor to the seat of a car driven in search of a peach stand, the poems gathered here deal with dirt, toil, memory, history, and bliss. Horne carefully selected and sequenced the more than 100 poems in this collection within a thematic structure, and is clearly blown away by...
mary-bergin's picture
Oct.10.2008
The new “Hungry for Wisconsin: A Tasty Guide for Travelers” celebrates the people, places and foods that define one part of the world. Chefs whose work could earn diamonds on the U.S. coasts settle for under-the-radar, peaceful living in Plover, Downsville, Suamico, Monticello and numerous other...
richard-rhodes's picture
Jan.04.2008
Farm lyrically recounts a year in the lives of Tom and Sally Bauer, solid Midwesterners who work the bottomlands of the Missouri River to grow “a harvest few city people could have identified ... the foundation of their diet, the principal food plant of the Western world”: corn. The two rise before...
richard-rhodes's picture
Jan.04.2008
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb provides a unique perspective on the twentieth century through a lively collection of writings about the unexpected and paradoxical ways in which technology has changed our lives—and will affect our future. Technology has been the...