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The Nature Principle – 3.5 stars


A good clearing-house of ideas about creating connections between human & nature

The RCMG Book Club read and discussed The Nature Principle by Richard Louv at the July discussion. A half dozen volunteers read the book and shared their thoughts in small group discussion.

Reader Poll

  1. Enjoyable—3.5 out of 5 stars

  2. Educational— 3.75 out of 5 stars

  3. Recommended—3 out of 5 stars

Reader Comments

What the readers said about this book:

  • I was excited to hear comments in the book about medical professionals potentially starting to prescribe nature time in the future.

  • The author can take a long time to get to the point and sometime repeats himself.

  • The book is a good clearing-house of ideas about creating stronger connections between human communities and nature.

  • This book feels like it was written for white, middle class readers and their families.

  • I appreciated the passion about being in nature.

Next Book Club Discussion – September 27, 2022

The September Book of the Month is Deep-rooted Wisdom: Skills and Stories From Generations of Gardeners by Augustus Jenkins Farmer.

Description: "We have begun to lose some of the most important skills used by everyday gardeners to create beautiful, productive gardens. With a personality-driven, engaging narrative, Deep Rooted Wisdom teaches accessible, commonsense skills to a new generation of gardeners. Soulful gardener, Augustus Jenkins Farmer, profiles experienced and up-and-coming gardeners who use these skills in their own gardens. Enjoy this chance to get planting, propagation, and fertilizing knowledge handed down directly from the experts in the field."


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