2 stars makes it seem like I hated this book, but it’s more that it’s not for me. The right person can get more out of it. For me, I was largely bored but came across something interesting once in a while.
Per usual with nonfiction, I didn’t like the structure here. It’s a collection of random thoughts which didn’t help my concentration or ability to learn something.
I liked learning that some forest fires are necessary, but we have messed up that process. I also thought it was interesting that our attempts to “help” trees by creating what seem to us to be ideal environments have failed - Nature does what it does for a reason. We really have a lot of hubris
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published Jan. 24, 2016 by Greystone Books.