1. Must-read books on the plant’s perspective of the world:

    The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan

    What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Senses by Daniel Chamovitz

    The Secret Life of Plants by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird

    The Metamorphosis of Plants by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

    The Vegetative Soul: From Philosophy of Nature to Subjectivity in the Feminine by Elaine P. Miller

    More from our Q&A with author Michael Marder: http://powells.us/13ILkY8

  2. We interviewed Amy Bryant Aiello about her book, Terrarium Craft. Portlanders: if you haven’t visited Artemisia, her shop on SE 28th and Ankeny, it’s a must-see.