"The literature of the near future will probably ignore the country and seek inspiration from the town. . . and those who care for the earth with sincerity may wait long ere the pendulum swings back to her again." E.M. Forster, 1910

RELEVANT READING

 

TRADITIONS & MOVEMENTS

Shunryu Suzuki, Soto Zen
The Bloomsbury Group
Vanessa Bell & Duncan Grant, Charleston House
The Arts and Crafts Movement

INFLUENTIAL TEXTS

Mary C. Earle, The Desert Mothers: Spiritual Practices from the Women of the Wilderness
Wendell Berry, It All Turns on Affection
Cacilda Jethá & Christopher Ryan, Sex at Dawn
C.G. Jung, Aspects of the Feminine
Rebecca Solnit, The Mother of All Questions and Woolf’s Darkness: Embracing the Inexplicable
The Bahá’í Faith’s 1977 message Two Wings of a Bird

ARTISTS, POETS, WRITERS, CRAFTERS AND FOOLS

Andrea Gibson, Angels of the Get Through

 

LIVING EXAMPLES & PROJECTS

David and Kristin LaFever, wildhomeconomics 
Elle and Rupert, Living Alive
Metamonastery


SUPPORTIVE ORGANIZATIONS

The Happy Startup School

Supernanahouse, Paris