Welcome to the Ecologer's Library

A selection of books of interest to an Ecologer

This is a list of books of all sorts that might be found in a Practitioner of Ecological Philosophy's library.

Cover Title , Author, Year Summary Rating Date read Tags

The Web of Meaning

Author : Jeremy Lent
Published: 2021

Pulling it all together - everything is connected and we need to really know or live that

by rogerco on 13 Dec 2021

13 Dec 2021

non-fiction

How to Blow Up a Pipeline

Author : Andreas Malm
Published: 2021

Not an instruction manual but an argument for doing it.

Synopsis 133 words

by rogerco on 23 Nov 2021

23 Nov 2021

non-fiction

Introduction to Systems Philosophy

Toward a New Paradigm of Contemporary Thought

Author : Ervin Laszlo
Published: 1972

How it all fits together as systems of systems

by rogerco on 22 Oct 2021

22 Oct 2021

non-fiction

Corona, Climate, Chronic Emergency

War Communism in the 21st Century

Author : Andreas Malm
Published: 2020

Pulling together the strands of Covid19, ecological crisis and traditional marxist-lenninist analysis of the inherent contradictions of capitalism.

by rogerco on 12 Apr 2021

12 Apr 2021

non-fiction

Entangled Life

How fungi make our worlds, change our minds and shape our futures

Author : Merlin Sheldrake
Published: 2020

An introduction to the world from the point of view of fungi. Symbiotic beings which live as a network.

Synopsis 107 words

by rogerco on 21 Jan 2021

21 Jan 2021

non-fiction

The Book of Trespass

Crossing the lines that divide us

Author : Nick Hayes
Published: 2020

How we lost our land, and why, and why it matters.

by rogerco on 15 Sep 2020

15 Sep 2020

non-fiction

The Patterning Instinct

A Cultural History of Humanity's Search for Meaning

Author : Jeremy Lent
Published: 2000

No summary or synopsis available

by rogerco on 02 May 2019

02 May 2019

non-fiction

The Way

Author : Edward (Teddy) Goldsmith
Published: 1992

No summary or synopsis available

by Roger on 23 Feb 2019

23 Feb 2019

non-fiction

Who Owns England?

Author : Guy Shrubsole
Published: 2019

Synopsis extract: subtitle: How we lost our Green & Pleasant Land, and how to Take It Back

Synopsis 15 words

by rogerco on 01 Jan 2019

01 Jan 2019

non-fiction

Feral

Author : George Monbiot
Published: 2000

Synopsis extract: Essays on our relationship with the wild world through the author's personal experiences.

Synopsis 13 words

by Roger on 23 Aug 2018

23 Aug 2018

non-fiction

Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist

Author : Paul Kingsnorth
Published: 2017

Synopsis extract: Collection of essays from 2011 to 2016 broadly explaining his transition from environmental activism in the 90s to a deep ecology approach and the Dark Mountain project.

Synopsis 25 words

by Roger on 06 Aug 2018

06 Aug 2018

non-fiction

No Is Not Enough

Defeating the New Shock Politics

Author : Naomi Klein
Published: 2017

No summary or synopsis available

by Roger on 21 Jul 2018

21 Jul 2018

non-fiction

The Legacy of Luna

Author : Julia Butterfly Hill
Published: 2000

Synopsis extract: Luna is a giant redwood. ...

Synopsis 46 words

by Roger on 28 Apr 2018

28 Apr 2018

non-fiction

In a Green Shade

Author : Richard Mabey
Published: 1983

Synopsis extract: Collection of previously published essays from magazines and newspapers from about 1974

Synopsis 11 words

by Roger on 01 Apr 2018

01 Apr 2018

non-fiction

Guns, Germs and Steel

Author : Jared Diamond
Published: 1997

Synopsis extract: Human history explained from a geological, ecological, anthropological, linguistic and archeological perspective

Synopsis 12 words

by Roger on 17 Mar 2018

17 Mar 2018

non-fiction

The Moth Snowstorm

Nature and Joy

Author : Michael McCarthy
Published: 2015

Synopsis extract: Personal account of authors involvement and love for the world. ...

Synopsis 22 words

by Roger on 01 Mar 2018

01 Mar 2018

non-fiction

The History of Bees

Author : Maja Lunde
Published: 2000

Synopsis extract: Three intertwined stories across time (1850, 2007, 2049) about bees and beekeeping. ...

Synopsis 24 words

by Roger on 14 Jan 2018

14 Jan 2018

fiction

Lilac and Flag

Author : John Berger
Published: 2000

Synopsis extract: Peasants in the city

Synopsis 4 words

by Roger on 28 Dec 2017

28 Dec 2017

fiction

Mystery Teachings from the Living Earth

An introduction to spiritual ecology

Author : John Michael Greer
Published: 2000

No summary or synopsis available

by on 08 Aug 2017

08 Aug 2017

non-fiction

Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Author : Robert Pirsig
Published: 2000

No summary or synopsis available

by Roger on 15 Jul 2017

15 Jul 2017

non-fiction

The Company of Trees

Author : Thomas Pakenham
Published: 2015

Synopsis extract: A personal account of a tree collector's estate (demense) in Ireland (Tullynally) in the form of a diary.

Synopsis 18 words

by Roger on 10 Apr 2017

10 Apr 2017

non-fiction

Once in Europa

Author : John Berger
Published: 2000

Synopsis extract: Odile, born to peasant family in the alps, reflects on her life from the viewpoint of a hangglider or balloon which her son Christian is flying her on/in

Synopsis 29 words

by Roger on 12 Mar 2017

12 Mar 2017

fiction

Ecology of Wisdom

Author : Arne Naas
Published: 2008

Synopsis extract: A collection of his writings spanning 30+ years. ...

Synopsis 16 words

by Roger on 22 Feb 2017

22 Feb 2017

non-fiction

The Making of the English Landscape

Author : W.G. Hoskins
Published: 1955

Synopsis extract: Does what it says on the title

Synopsis 7 words

by Roger on 25 Jan 2017

25 Jan 2017

non-fiction

Pig Earth

Author : John Berger
Published: 1979

Synopsis extract: Tales of peasant life in French alps. ...

Synopsis 11 words

by Roger on 21 Jan 2017

21 Jan 2017

fiction

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