Winter: Five Windows on the Season

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House of Anansi, 2011 - Literary Collections - 256 pages
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Collects the thoughts and perspectives of artists, poets, composers, writers, explorers, and scientists on the season of winter, from reflections on snow and God to the future of northern culture.
 

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I chose to read this collection of Massey Lectures broadcast on CBC Radio to satisfy the Keyword Challenge hosted by Bev at My Reader’s Block. I also thought that with some insight on this frigid ... Read full review

Contents

Radical Winter
51
Recuperative Winter
92
Recreational Winter
134
Remembering Winter
178
Bibliography
219
Permissions
243
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Adam Gopnik is the author of Paris to the Moon and Through the Children's Gate and is a contributor to The New Yorker. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children. His most recent book is Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln and Modern Life, a comparison about how those men changed our nation with their history-making actions.

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