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Giveaway Monday: Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2013 • 1 Comment

Happy Earth Day!  Celebrate by entering to win a copy of …
The Nature Principle
by Richard Louv
Does thinking about our planet’s future conjure up images of  a post-apocalyptic dystopia stripped of nature (think…

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Richard Louv and the North Face

2 Comments May 9, 2012 • 2 Comments

Today we continue our month-long celebration of nature with the fourth and final installment of Richard Louv‘s “Applying the Nature Principle to Your Life.” Read the previous posts here, here and here. Enjoy these tips,…

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Richard Louv and the North Face

17 Comments May 2, 2012 • 17 Comments

Today we continue our month-long celebration of nature with the third installment of Richard Louv‘s “Applying the Nature Principle to Your Life.” Read the previous posts here and here. Each week we will be publishing…

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Richard Louv and the North Face

21 Comments April 18, 2012 • 21 Comments

We are celebrating Earth Week by kicking off our first post by Richard Louv, author of The Nature Principle, in a month long series.  For the next four weeks, Richard will write a post each…

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Recently Published: The Nature Principle by Richard Louv

1 Comment April 18, 2012 • 1 Comment

As we continue to learn more and more about climate change, our outlook on our environmental future seems to get more and more pessimistic.  When I envision the Earth in the future, I imagine a…

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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Books They’ve Read in 2011, Part 2

1 Comment December 7, 2011 • 1 Comment

Donia Bijan, author of Maman’s Homesick Pie
This was the year of displaced persons.
The Invisible Bridge, by Julie Orringer. The untold story of Hungarian Jews forced to flee as Europe’s tragedy unfolds, renders the…

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The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof on the Importance of Getting Outdoors

No Comments September 12, 2011 • No Comments

The New York Times‘ Nicholas Kristof is one of our favorite columnists. Each year he writes about his family’s backpacking vacation trips, reflecting on the importance of preserving our environment and experiencing nature. In all…

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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Summer Reads: Part 1

No Comments August 17, 2011 • No Comments

Summer’s winding down, but we still have plenty of time left to cram in more summer reading, right? We recently asked our authors to tell us about their favorite summer reads, whether from recent memory…

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Publication Day: The Nature Principle by Richard Louv

44 Comments May 10, 2011 • 44 Comments

“The more high-tech our lives become, the more nature we need.”

Richard Louv changed how we view and interact with nature in the New York Times bestseller Last Child in the Woods, which sparked an…

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Richard Louv in the New York Times

1 Comment December 2, 2010 • 1 Comment

In her “Personal Health” column in Tuesday’s New York Times, Jane Brody wrote, “I urge you to read the best-selling book Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv, who coined the phrase ‘nature-deficit disorder.’”…

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