Here are the books we'll be reading for Spring quarter. They are listed in the order we'll be reading them. The Living
is fairly long, so if you want something to begin reading over spring
break, that would be a good choice. We'll be reading Steps to an
Ecology of Mind
and Wendell Berry's poems in little chunks spread over
the quarter.

  • The Forest for the Trees, by  Jeff Forester,  Minnesota Historical Society Press
  • The Living : A Novel,  by Annie Dillard, Harper Perennial 
  • Steps to an Ecology of Mind, by  Gregory Bateson, University of Chicago Press
  • Collected Poems, 1957-1982, by Wendell Berry,  North Point Press
  • A Reverence for Wood, by  Eric Sloane, Dover Publications
  • The World Without Us,  Alan Weisman,  Picador
  • Unbowed: My Autobiography, by  Wangari Maathai, Arrow Books Ltd
  • In the Blast Zone,  edited by Charles Goodrich, Kathleen Dean Moore, Frederick J. Swanson; Oregon State University Press
  • Gift from the Sea, by  ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH,  Pantheon

We will continue to refer to Hilary Stewart's Cedar: Tree of Life to the Northwest Coast Indians for hands-on workshop ideas.

Some scientific Papers on trees that you can Download:

There will be other readings provided during the quarter, either on-line or as photocopies.

RootReading_1994.pdf544.33 KB
PregitzerRootReading.pdf1.35 MB
rootsystemsReading.pdf1.34 MB