Diane Ackerman Cultivating Delight

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Cultivating Delight

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"Lyrical, knowledgeable and imaginative."--Booklist

"An enchanting intellectual sensualist ... Ackerman buzzes productively from idea to revelation to insight ... [with] breezy philosophical lyricism."--Publishers Weekly (* Starred Review *)

"A fascinating tour of plant mythology and fact ...[Ackerman] plays both sleuth and poet."--People

"Diane Ackerman takes us down the garden path with a renewed sense of awe ...[and] enlightened eyes."--Los Angeles Times

"Ackerman's rich prose is a bridge to a world of discovery."--Nature

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Poet, essayist, and naturalist, Diane Ackerman is the author of many highly acclaimed works of nonfiction, including A Natural History of the Senses -- a book beloved by readers all over the worldand the volumes Deep Play, A Slender Thread, The Rarest of the Rare, A Natural History of Love, The Moon by Whale Light, and a memoir on flying, On Extended Wings.

Her poetry has been collected into six volumes, among them Jaguar of Sweet Laughter: New and Selected Poems and, most recently, Praise My Destroyer.

Ms. Ackerman has received many prizes and awards, including the John Burroughs Nature Award and the Lavan Poetry Prize. A Visiting Professor at the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University, she was the National Endowment for the Humanities Distinguished Professor at the University of Richmond. Ms. Ackerman also has the unusual distinction of having had a molecule named after her -- dianeackerone. She lives in upstate New York.

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