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The Beekeepers Lament You Llnever Think Of Bees, Their Keepers, Or The Fruits And Nuts Of Their Laborsthe Same Way Again Trevor Corson, Author Of The Secret Life Of LobstersAward Winning Journalist Hannah Nordhaus Tells The Remarkable Story Of John Miller, One Of America S Foremost Migratory Beekeepers, And The Myriad And Mysterious Epidemics Threatening American Honeybee Populations In Luminous, Razor Sharp Prose, Nordhaus Explores The Vital Role That Honeybees Play In American Agribusiness, The Maintenance Of Our Food Chain, And The Very Future Of The Nation With An Intimate Focus And Incisive Reporting, In A Book Perfect For Fans Of Eric Schlosser S Fast Food Nation, Michael Pollan S The Botany Of Desire,and John McPhee S Oranges, Nordhaus S Stunning Expos Illuminates One The Most Critical Issues Facing The World Today,offering Insight, Information, And, Ultimately, Hope.



10 thoughts on “The Beekeepers Lament

  1. Susan (aka Just My Op) Susan (aka Just My Op) says:

    The age of mass production has not been kind to bees.Before humans intervened, before the days of agribusiness, bees left to their own devices had hard, short, and sometimes violent and vicious lives Since we ve started helping them, their lives are worse And we owe them a huge debt of gratitude.This fascinating book looks


  2. Sarah Sarah says:

    The Beekeeper s Lament How One Man and Half a Million Honey Bees Help Feed America by Hannah Nordhaus Published by Harper Perennial, this nonfiction work is altogether fascinating and thought provoking Part artform, part science, beekeeping is certainly one of the most difficult industries To choose such an unsteady livelihood in


  3. Brian Clegg Brian Clegg says:

    This was, without doubt a very enjoyable book to read, even though it wasn t much of a science book If you want to findabout bees themselves, read The Buzz About Bees, which I think is unbeaten as an exploration of the nature of bees Here you won t really even get a feel for what a superorganism is, or how individual bees really aren


  4. Deanne Deanne says:

    Started off slow But then became a fascinating look at every aspect of bees genetics history, hive design, behaviors, impact on food and people, commercialization economic impact, beekeepers and other hum...


  5. Erin Erin says:

    A few years ago I was reading bits and pieces about the mystery of the disappearing honeybee when it came up in the news, though as with most things the idea of yet another thing going horribly wrong just kind of overwhelmed me and I let it slide by lest my head explode Fast forward upon reading a random article on beekeeping the other day and


  6. Jeff Jeff says:

    John Miller is crazy Not because he s a smoking, drinking Mormon Not because he writes email poetry Because he is a bee guy and bee guys, by definition, are crazy You d have to be to tie your ever loving life to the fate of a creature who s whole existence revolves around desire and duty, nothing , nothing less A creature who may no longer exist by


  7. Mark Stevens Mark Stevens says:

    The Beekeeper s Lament is a magical mix of scintillating detail and thoughtful contemplation on the tangled, tense relationship between civilization and nature, between beekeepers and bees, between us and our food You might never eat another almond again without thinking about a lowly honey bee somewhere in California, doing its thing You ll also think a


  8. Snap Snap says:

    I was fascinated by this book It was a gift to me from a dear friend I think I remember hearing the author on NPR at one time Nordhaus follows beekeeper John Miller as he trucks his hives around the country to various farmers who need pollinators I learned so many things The honey bee is not native to the U.S It was brought from Europe Without the bees pollin


  9. Patty Patty says:

    It took me a long time to get through this narrative When I started, I knew we had problems with our nation s bee population and so I thought it would be good to learnabout beekeepers and how they are coping I am not sure if it was Nordhaus writing or when I was reading this, but I just couldn t keep my focus on this book.I learned a lot I had no idea how importan


  10. Katherine Katherine says:

    If you ve ever had any questions about the reoccurring media interest in the demise of the honey bee and how it relates to agriculture and even to us personally as consumers this is THE book to read A well researched, fascinating account that will hopefully have conscientious readers deciding to make changes in regard to their own lawns and what products and plants the


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