Books by John Elder

READING THE MOUNTAINS OF HOME by John Elder
NON-FICTION
Released: April 15, 1998

"Frost would have cringed. (illustrations and maps, not seen)"
A slight memoir celebrating the natural wonders of the Vermont mountains. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 3, 1994

"Useless to serious students and confusing to the popular audience for which it is intended, the book bears a passing resemblance to Story Earth by the Inter Press Service, from which several of the pieces in the final section are drawn."
An unfocused and pointless environmentalist anthology of stories from oral traditions. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 4, 1993

"Balanced, gentle, meditative: an unusual find in today's books on Japan."
Appreciative essays on Japanese aesthetics and mores, delivered with sumi-like grace and delicacy. Read full book review >