Seasoned garden writer Michael Pollan explores the histories of apples, tulips, potatoes, and marijuana, showing in the process how humanity and plants intersect and affect each other.
<b>Michael Pollan</b> is a contributing writer for <i>The New York Times Magazine</i> as well as a contributing editor at <i>Harper’s </i> magazine. He is the author of two prizewinning books: <i>Second Nature: A Gardener’s Education</i> and <i>A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder</i>. Pollan lives in Connecticut with his wife and son.
Introduction The Human Bumblebee
Desire: Sweetness / Plant: The Apple
Desire: Beauty / Plant: The Tulip
Desire: Intoxication / Plant: Marijuana
Desire: Control / Plant: The Potato
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