Happy birthday, Thoreau

 

“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.” 

 

We're celebrating the 200th birthday of Henry David Thoreau by featuring books by and about this profound and evergreen American thinker.

 

Henry David Thoreau: A Life Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780226344690
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Published: University of Chicago Press - July 7th, 2017

Walden: Life in the Woods Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781423646792
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Published: Gibbs Smith - March 7th, 2017

The Journal: 1837-1861 Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781590173213
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Published: New York Review of Books - November 24th, 2009

Walking Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062511133
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Published: HarperOne - June 18th, 1994

The Portable Thoreau Cover Image
By Henry David Thoreau, Jeffrey S. Cramer (Introduction by), Jeffrey S. Cramer (Editor)
$21.00
ISBN: 9780143106500
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Published: Penguin Books - March 27th, 2012

Civil Disobedience Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781557094179
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Published: Applewood Books - September 1st, 2000

Thoreau and the Language of Trees Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780520294042
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Published: University of California Press - April 4th, 2017

The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780674545090
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Published: Harvard University Press - April 24th, 2017

A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers Cover Image
By Henry David Thoreau, H. Daniel Peck (Introduction by), H. Daniel Peck (Notes by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780140434422
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Published: Penguin Books - December 1st, 1998

Thoreau and the Art of Life: Reflections on Nature and the Mystery of Existence Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781556438837
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Published: North Atlantic Books - March 16th, 2010