Books by Mirabel Osler

A BREATH FROM ELSEWHERE by Mirabel Osler
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1999

"To watch her thumb her nose at the bullies with such flair, and with such gratifying results, is an inspiration."
There are many rooms and seasons in Osler's (A Gentle Plea for Chaos, 1998) garden: alternatives proliferate in the measure of its days, uncertainties mingle with felicities, there is restoration and ferment, there may even be potential for a decaying piano amid the willows and tall grasses. Read full book review >
A GENTLE PLEA FOR CHAOS by Mirabel Osler
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1998

"Osler's thinking is original, intuitive, and sharp as a tack; as a gardening writer she rightly sits up there with Henry Mitchell and Eleanor Perenyi."
Osler's plea is not so gentle; rather, it's opinionated (though never dismissive), bell-clear, wickedly humorous, brilliant—a call for cultivated anarchy in the garden that turns an oxymoron into a sensuous, sensible act. Read full book review >