From Our Editors
Annie Dillard received the Pulitzer Prize for her exquisitely written prose. Her non-fiction includes Pilgilm at Tinker Creek, American Childhood and this outstanding meditation on nature, Holy the Firm. In this special edition, Dillard writes with elegantly about experiencing nature, calling to mind the great tradition of Thoreau.
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In 1975 Annie Dillard took up residence on an island in Puget Sound in a wooded room furnished with "one enormous window, one cat, one spider and one person." For the next two years she asked herself questions about time, reality, sacrifice death, and the will of God. In Holy the Firm she writes about a moth consumed in a candle flame,...