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Walden and Other Writings
Call Number: PS3042 .A7 2000
Gathers Thoreau's influential works, including "Walden," and "Civil Disobedience," which reflect the naturalist's thoughts on self-reliance and moral independence.
Walden on Wheels
Call Number: Reserves MWCC-NEH
Publication Date: 2013
Ken Ilgunas lays bare the existential terror of graduating from college with $32,000 of student debt. In an attempt to get out of debt as quickly as possible and inspired by the frugality and philosophy of Henry David Thoreau, Ilgunas undertook a 3-year transcontinental journey, working odd jobs to pay off his student loans before hitchhiking home to New York.
Call Number: HM851.P688 2010
Publication Date: 2010
A former staff writer for the Washington Post draws upon ideas from Socrates, Shakespeare and Ben Franklin to describe a new philosophy to manage digital addictions to Blackberries and the Internet and strike a healthy balance between connectedness and disconnectedness.
Call Number: GF78.M66 2011
Publication Date: 2011
A modern Walden—if Thoreau had had three kids and a minivan—Cabin Fever is a serious yet irreverent take on living in a cabin in the woods while also living within our high-tech, materialist culture.
Being Henry David
Call Number: PZ7.A7248 Bei 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Seventeen-year-old 'Hank,' who can't remember his identity, finds himself in Penn Station with a copy of Thoreau's Walden as his only possession and must figure out where he's from and why he ran away.
Call Number: QH105.M4P75 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Using Thoreau's meticulous notes, the author compares the plant, insect, fish, and animal life of Thoreau's Concord with that of today.
Mapping Thoreau Country
MAPPING THOREAU COUNTRY
This site uses historical maps to organize and interpret documentary materials related to Thoreau's travels throughout Massachusetts.
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