Book Reviews

Learning the Trees | Poem

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Author – Howard Nemerov Year – 1977 Source – The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov (The University of Chicago Press) Learning the Trees Before you can learn the trees, you have to learn The language of the trees. That’s done indoors, Out of a book, which now you think of it Is one of the…

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For All the Tea in China | Book Review

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Author – Sarah Rose Release Date – February 5, 2011 Publisher – Penguin Books For All the Tea in China begins by telling us about a time “when maps were redrawn in the name of plants [and] when two empires, Britain & China, went to war over flowers, two in particular: the Poppy (Opium) &…

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