The Botany of Desire

Date: Sep 8, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Bernardsville Public Library

Saturday Samplers
The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World  (2001) • Michael Pollan
Michael Pollan ingeniously demonstrates how people and domesticated plants have formed a similarly reciprocal relationship, masterfully linking four fundamental human desires—sweetness, beauty, intoxication, and control—with the plants that satisfy them: the apple, the tulip, marijuana, and the potato. No sign-up is needed. Just come! [Please note start time.]