Chicago Tribune: Animal books that showcase love, ethical questions

By Jeremy Mikula
Chicago Tribune

Lenfestey_If coverIf George Harrison was right when he wrote, "The speech of flowers excels the flowers of speech," what does that mean for bees, the pollinators not only of nature but of the poet's imagination? "If Bees Are Few" collects poems about and inspired by bees dating as far back as ancient Roman poet Virgil, resulting in a who's who of poetry that includes William Shakespeare, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson, among others. A portion of proceeds from "If Bees Are Few" will be donated to support the Bee Lab at the University of Minnesota.

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