“World Enough & Time is, above all, simply one of the most beautiful books I have ever read. . . Its message about time could not be more timely. This is not just a good book. This is a book that should become a classic.”―John de Graaf, co-author of Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic and editor of Take Back Your Time
Christian McEwen was born in London and grew up in the Borders of Scotland. She has edited four anthologies, including Naming the Waves: Contemporary Lesbian Poetry, and Jo’s Girls: Tomboy Tales of High Adventure, True Grit & Real Life. She has written for the Nation and the Village Voice, and her poems and essays have been widely published. McEwen has taught poetry, environmental literature and creative writing at a number of different venues, including The Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh, Williams College, Smith College, and Lesley University. She has been a fellow, several times, at the Yaddo and MacDowell colonies, and currently lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.
best book ever for what really matters. Contacted the author to give kudos. She even responded.Published 2 months ago by Roxanne Lasky
Take the time to stop and smell the roses, or find yourself, or let your creative juices come to the surface and flow. Read morePublished 2 months ago by June Vreeland
This is a wonderful book. Christian Ewen writes in a very descriptive and relatable way. It's the kind of book you might really want to read again and revisit from time to time.Published 6 months ago by Mary Chialastri
a beautiful, carefully articulated book about creativity, from many wonderful angles. it's filled with wonderful descriptions and anecdotes of artists of all types and their... Read morePublished 10 months ago by elmo999
This is one of my all time favorite books. I have given at least 6 of these as presents. Not only is her writing beautiful, but the subject is very "timely".Published 12 months ago by Janet Wright
This is such a heartfelt and deep book. I'm on my second slow read now. Reading the book is itself like taking a vacation, loosening one's grip on everyday reality and stepping... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Connie Rose
This is one of the most profound books I have read in many years. Having been born in 1940 and growing up in very different world than we are confronting today, so much of what... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Susan Baar
Christian McEwan is so good at her craft. Her writing style is gentle, which is great for someone who's learning to slow down. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
A friend just gifted me with this book for Xmas.
I began to read it as soon as I opened it. Read more