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The Ishmael Network Reading List

    These resources are suggested by readers. Ishmael Network members can add their suggested readings by logging into their record here... Please note that this list is neither compiled nor reviewed by Daniel Quinn. It should not be assumed, therefore, that he either endorses these books or agrees with the comments made about them. This statement holds true for the Ishmael Webmaster as well.... As of Wednesday, June 20, 2018 there are 30 books in the suggested reading list that start with E. Here is an easy to print list of everything...)

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  • Earth by David Brin has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Gus Steeves...and Gus has this to say about the book: " While not particularly Leaver in scope, Brin presents a very plausible sci-fi look at what our planet might be like in 50 years and how man, the Internet and the Earth might become one again. It's NOT a wasteland, but it's not utopia either, with tribalism growing, Paganism flourishing, and technology as big as ever, for good and ill. *For a great sci-fi look at how man and other Earthlings can cooperate -- and how Mother Culture may be willing to do ANYTHING to suppress threatening truth -- also look into Brin's "Uplift War" series."
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  • Earth by David Brin has been suggested by Ishmael Network member John Frusciante...and John has this to say about the book: "It is a startling work of science fiction that seems to make a pretty accurate prediction about the messes our technological revolution may be getting us into."
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  • Earth Abides by George Stewart has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Dana Winkler...and Dana has this to say about the book: "Amazing book. Actually contains many of the same or similar ideas as "Ishmael", in a book written back in 1949! The narrator's is even referred to as "Ish" (although it's short for Isherwood, not Ishmael!), and his group of fellow survivors is called "The Tribe". It's a wonderful story as well, and one I would recommend to anyone. It certainly gives one an idea of how long some of these ideas have been floating around the collective unconcious..."
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  • Earth in the Balance by Al Gore has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Paul Barnes...and Paul has this to say about the book: "I enjoyed this book for 2 reasons: 1 - A good deal of scientific evidence is presented in laymans terms, describing clearly the effect civilization is having upon the planet. 2 - A very sound attempt at affecting change is presented as a "Global Marshall Plan", a way of tying together ecology and economics."
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  • Earth Prayers from Around the World by Elizabeth Roberts has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Heidi Hopkins...and Heidi has this to say about the book: "A beautiful collection of writings subtitles "365 prayers, poems, and invocations for honoring the earth." Of particular use in writing/preparing rituals."
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  • Earthship Volumes I-III by Micheal Reynolds has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Jason Thomas...and Jason has this to say about the book: "The Earthship is the basis of Micheal Reynold's vision for a sustainable future. It's a style of home designed for maximum efficiency and independence and minimum effort. In his words, "Imagine... living in a home that cost you nothin to heat or cool. Imagine... building this home yourself. Imagine... growing your own vegetables year round in this home. Imagine... no utility bills. Imagine... easily available "limitless natural resources" to build this type of home. Imagine... a more earth friendly civilization. Imagine... EARTHSHIPS." Truly revolutionary. Check out the webiste and the books for all the details."
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  • Eating in the Light of the Moon by Anita Johnston PH.D. has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Colleen Napier...and Colleen has this to say about the book: " "Storytellers speak in the language of myth and metaphor, " Johnston explains." "They tell us a truth that is not literal, but symbolic.If we hear the stories with only the outer ear, they can seem absurd and untrue, but when listened to with the inner ear, they convey a truth that can be understood and absorbed on a deeply personal level. In this way, stories help us connect with our inner world, to the natural rhythms and cycles of the earth, and to the power of our intuitive wisdom.""
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  • Ecodefense: A Field Guide to Monkeywrenching (3rd Ed.) by Edited by Dave Foreman & Bill Haywood has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Sean Reany...and Sean has this to say about the book: "A great guide to defending the earth from those who would (and are) killing it."
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  • Economy of Nature, The by William Ashworth has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Mark Meritt...and Mark has this to say about the book: "A fantastic companion piece to Hawken's "The Ecology of Commerce." Gives an even more in-depth, yet very accessible, analysis of how the principles of economics and ecology are inherently compatible, pointing the way toward a viable sustainable future. It's out of print, but Amazon says they'll look into it for you."
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  • Ecopsychology : Restoring the Earth, Healing the Mind by Theodore Roszak has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Xavier Sonnerat...and Xavier has this to say about the book: "Most of the essays in this book are much needed. They show that 'saving the world' starts by connecting with the source of all things, both within ourselves and in the non-human world."
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  • Ecotopia by Ernest Callenbach has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Terry Shistar...and Terry has this to say about the book: "Ecotopia and Ecotopia emerging may not have all the insights of Ishmael, but they have good ideas about building tribes and sustainable societies."
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  • Ecotopia Emerging by Ernest Callenbach has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Terry Shistar...and Terry has this to say about the book: "The prequel to Ecotopia, some good ideas about strategies for getting to a tribal, more sustainable future."
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  • Education of Little Tree by Forrest Carter has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Marissa Collins...and Marissa has this to say about the book: "This book paints a vivid picture of living life the Native American, tribal way even though the characters are surrounded by Takers. Please read this book, it's amazing."
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  • Elements of Refusal by John Zerzan has been suggested by Ishmael Network member michael pergola...and michael has this to say about the book: "this book,like Ishmael,questions the " givens " in todays civilization. The preface reads "Everyone can feel the nothingness, the void, just beneath the surface of everyday routines and securities " and the book is a collection of the author's writings. A wonderful book."
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  • Elements of Refusal by John Zerzan has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Parker Krieg...and Parker has this to say about the book: "Zerzan further deconstructs mother cultures advances and seeks to tear her out of our very psyche."
    Check out and/or Order Elements of Refusal from Amazon.com! You can also order from a local bookstore by using BookSense.

  • Elk Heart by David Petersen has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Tom Whiston...and Tom has this to say about the book: "Thoughts from a true Elkheart. Reminded me of B's description of the Deer People."
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  • Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Josh Marinko...and Josh has this to say about the book: "Six years after being overwhelmed by such a large amount of truth, I still have had trouble ajusting to everyday life. No pills just yet, this book was a big help."
    Check out and/or Order Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ from Amazon.com! You can also order from a local bookstore by using BookSense.

  • Encounters with the Archdruid by John McPhee has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Gus Steeves...and Gus has this to say about the book: " Tells the story of McPhee's travels with former Sierra Club "Archdruid" David Brower as Brower faces a key government dambuilder, Southeastern developer, and Northwestern mine engineer. Interesting comparisons of how an eco-activist's mind and his companions' minds interpret seeing the same things... and some may surprise you."
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  • Ender's Game by Orson Card has been suggested by Ishmael Network member audie timms...and audie has this to say about the book: "read it and find out...i'm not gonna give it away at all!"
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  • Endgame by Derrick Jensen has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Brian Kern...and Brian has this to say about the book: "It gives, in detail, the reasons civilization is destroying our planet and why we need to bring it down. It seems like Ishmael's non-fiction brother."
    Check out and/or Order Endgame from Amazon.com! You can also order from a local bookstore by using BookSense.

  • Energy, Society & Heriarchy by Jeff Vail has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Jeff Vail...and Jeff has this to say about the book: "This article examines the link between patterns of energy useage and the cage of civilization. What energy issues do we have to address in our creation of an alternative vision? Read the article online for free at: http://www.directactionjournal.org/energy.html"
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  • Essays by Michel De Montaigne has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Pamela Shapiro...and Pamela has this to say about the book: "His essays, "On Cannibals" and "On experience" explore the nature of people's relationship to the world and the necessity of examining all of our existence, including our relation to the physical world and the knowledge we gain from that."
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  • Europe and the Prople without History by Eric Wolf has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Dave Dellatore...and Dave has this to say about the book: "it gives an account of the somewhat early european history. explains how others used to live before however it is we do it now. not quite the easiest read i've ever experienced but a good book indeed."
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  • Evasion by A. nonymous has been suggested by Ishmael Network member kerry rose...and kerry has this to say about the book: "Evasion is a sort of travel journal of a 22 year old vagrant. the author describes how he squatted, dumpstered, and stole his life back. the book inspired me to drop out of college and stop participating in the economy. i recommend it to anyone who doesnt know what to do and doesnt want to support our society by working. i especially recommend it to young folk who don't want to be in school or get a job, but don't think there is anyone out there who has succeeded without doing so."
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  • Even Cowgirls Get the Blues by Tom Robbins has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Mary Peterson...and Mary has this to say about the book: "If you are looking for new ways to see the world and life in general, Tom Robbins is the man to give them to you!"
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  • Ever Since Darwin by Stephen J. Gould has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Michael Edrich...and Michael has this to say about the book: "Very good on evolutionary theory and its history. A good insight into the way our Taker vision has tried to blur our perception of evolution, and justify its own ends by it."
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  • Evolutionary Architecture by Eugene Tsui has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Jane Thanx...and Jane has this to say about the book: "Living in harmony with our own nature and the nature surrounding us."
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  • Evolution's End by Joseph Chilton Pearce has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Robin Green...and Robin has this to say about the book: "Fascinating look at how our mind shapes and is influenced by reality. Contains "possibilities for the next step in human evolution.""
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  • Expendable by James Alan Gardner has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Lloyd Shannon...and Lloyd has this to say about the book: "A wonderful and highly humourous sci-fi adventure as only Gardner can do it. "... there is no war, little crime, and life is sacred...unless you're an Explorer." Far in the future, psychologists would discover that humans are less bothered by the deaths of their companions if they are ugly or deformed. These results would be put into use by the military, who would use these people as Explorers - expendable crew members, sending them into dangerous missions because no one cares if they die."
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  • Eyes of Horus by Joan Grant has been suggested by Ishmael Network member Raederle Phoenix...and Raederle has this to say about the book: "Joan Grant shows how Egypt broke free of its chains, like we today need to break free of ours."
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