—The New York Review of Books
“Bill McKibben gives us Thoreau’s Walden as the gospel of the present moment.”
—Robert D. Richardson Jr., author of Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind
“A stunning new edition [with an] illuminating introduction...McKibben’s voice melds with, but never overtakes, that of Thoreau.”
“McKibben provides the most Thoreauvian introduction to Thoreau’s classic that I have ever seen.”
—Lawrence Buell, author of Emerson and Writing for an Endangered World
About the Author
Bill McKibben has written a dozen books about the environment, including The End of Nature and Oil and Honey. Founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org, he is a scholar in residence at Middlebury College.