Transformative Texts

David Abram, The Spell of the Sensuous

Dipesh Chakrabarty, The Climate of History in a Planetary Age

J.M. Coetzee, The Lives of Animals

Déborah Danowski and Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, The Ends of the World

Omar El Akkad, What Strange Paradise

Sylvia Federici, Caliban and the Witch

Pope Francis, Laudato Si’

Amitav Ghosh, The Nutmeg’s Curse

Amitav Ghosh, The Great Derangement

Robinson Jeffers, Selected Poems

Hans Jonas, The Imperative of Responsibility

Paul Kingsnorth and Dougald Hine, “Uncivilization: The Dark Mountain Manifesto”

Elizabeth Kolbert, The Sixth Extinction

Jonathan Lear, Radical Hope

Aldo Leopold, Sand County Almanac

Barry Lopez, Horizon

Achille Mbembe, Necropolitics

Carolyn Merchant, The Death of Nature

Timothy Mitchell, Carbon Democracy

Jenny Offill, Weather

Naomi Oreskes, Why Trust Science?

Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, Merchants of Doubt

Roy Scranton, Learning to Die in the Anthropocene

Roy Scranton and Noy Holland, eds., Massachusetts Review, Special Climate Issue

Jeff VanderMeer, Annihilation

Vanessa Veselka, Zazen

Keith Makato Woodhouse, The Ecocentrists

Sylvia Wynter, “Unsettling the Coloniality of Being/Power/Truth/Freedom: Towards the Human, After Man, Its Overrepresentation — An Argument”