Books & Essays

Ascent of Mont Ventoux / by Petrarch

April 26, 1336 Today I made the ascent of the highest mountain in this region, which is not improperly called Ventosum. My only motive was the wish to see what so great an elevation had to offer. I have had the expedition in mind for many years; for, as you know, I...

The Blue Iris / New from Sage Cabin Publishers

  A Novella by Bruce Donehower Preview or Purchase Winner of the Bazzanella Literary Award, California State University, Sacramento   Fantasia: "A free musical composition, not in strict form; a poem or play or story in which the author’s fancy roves without...

10 Views Toward Grail & Tamalpais: A Circumambulation

“Tom's most well now and got his bullet around his neck on a watch-guard for a watch, and is always seeing what time it is, and so there ain't nothing more to write about, and I am rotten glad of it, because if I'd a knowed what a trouble it was to make a book I...

“The Singing Tree: An Alchemical Fable”

“The Singing Tree can’t be put down; it is immediately engaging. This is a first-rate work, witty and observant and with a central character one can’t help but believe in and care about, a work that is genuinely of and for the Imagination. It is an ecological story, a...