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Yesterday marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of Henry David Thoreau.

Although best known for his books Walden and Civil Disobedience, one of Thoreau’s most poignant works for our fast-paced world is his treatise on walking.

 

Here are five of the most relevant and compelling passages from this work:

Download the full text for FREE:
   [ Kindle ]  [ Project Gutenberg

 

1) To Walk is to Saunter

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

  

Beren and Lúthien

J.R.R. Tolkien

Read a review from NPR… 

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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
(Walter Brueggemann, Gerhard Lohink, Reza Aslan, Poetry, MORE)

 

DON’T MISS THE HUGE
THEOLOGY EBOOK SALE
FROM FORTRESS PRESS! 

Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader
To keep up with all the latest ebook deals,
be sure to connect with TCR via email or on Facebook

#1:
Prophetic Imagination: Revised Edition

Walter Brueggemann

*** $4.99 ***

 

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This extraordinary new dystopian novel was released this week…
 
 

Borne: A Novel
Jeff VanderMeer

Hardback:  MCD Books, 2017.
Buy now: [ Amazon ]  [ Kindle ]
 
 

Life in the Broken Places

A book trailer video in which Jeff VanderMeer talk about the urban spaces that gave inspiration to his new novel, BORNE

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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
( C.S. Lewis, Kyle Strobel/Jamin Goggin, Trees, MORE )

 

99 Classics available
as 99c Audiobooks!

 
Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader
To keep up with all the latest ebook deals,
be sure to connect with TCR via email or on Facebook

  

#1:
The Way of the Dragon or the Way of the Lamb: Searching for Jesus’ Path of Power in a Church that Has Abandoned It

Kyle Strobel / Jamin Goggin

*** $2.99 ***

 *** BRAND NEW book!
(released this week)

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

The Hollow Men: A Novel

Rob McCarthy

 

 Read the starred review from Publishers Weekly

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

 

Commonwealth: A Novel

Ann Patchett

 

Read the NY Times review of this book

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Mary Oliver

Tomorrow (Sept. 10) is the birthday of poet Mary Oliver.

In honor of the occasion, we offer these videos of her reading her poems…

*** Books by Mary Oliver

Five Additional Poems
Read by Mary Oliver


The Summer Day



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One of the best new releases of this month is…
 

A Small Porch:
Sabbath Poems 2014 and 2015

Wendell Berry

Hardback: Counterpoint Press, 2016
Buy now: [ Amazon ]  [  Kindle ]
 

Here’s an excerpt from the book…

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Wendell Berry

For Earth Day today, three nature poems by Wendell Berry!

 
Watch for Berry’s latest collection of Sabbath poems, A Small Porch , coming next month!

Also, if you like these poems, I recommend the most complete collection of Berry’s Sabbath poems: This Day: Collected & New Sabbath Poems.
 

The Peace of Wild Things
Wendell Berry

Download a FREE MP3 of Berry Reading this Poem

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