Books

Overshoot by William R Catton

Overshoot by William R Catton

The first of many books that will appear on this page, Overshoot: The Ecological Basis for Revolutionary Change is considered a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the ecological challenges humanity faces this century. A detail from the book’s cover, above, presents a summary of the author’s thesis. The brilliant development of this subject by Catton will repay anyone who reads this masterwork. Click here if you’d like to visit this book’s page at Powell’s independent book seller.

wen_stephenson_book“An impassioned call to action, offering a deep well of wisdom for any person coming to terms with the climate crisis.” Naomi Klein

Wen Stephenson has been a frequent visitor to Nacogdoches. Anyone would benefit from this superb volume, but Stephenson’s local connections make this a particular treat for Nacogdoches area activists.

The Small-Mart Revolution by Michael H Shuman

The Small-Mart Revolution by Michael H Shuman

The Small-Mart Revolution is a gem written by Michael Shuman, who is, among many other things, co-founder of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. He’s also the author a number of other books, including “Going Local.” Bill McKibben wrote the forward to this volume which offers some remarkable insights into the true power local economic development can offer progressive communities along with a wide range of local solutions for Resilience organizations to consider. This book is also available at Powell’s independent book sellers here.

Stay tuned for more recommended books.