Do you enjoy history? Do you enjoy good writing? Do you enjoy looking at an issue from the less-than-usual perspective? If you answered yes to these questions, I think you will enjoy Richard Mabey's book, Weeds.
The subtitle of Mabey's work is In Defense of Nature's Most Unloved Plants. I've picked up on that word "Defense" in my review, inviting you to see Mabey as (at least on one level) a sort of advocate in court, making the case for weeds. If you've ever felt skepticism towards the war on weeds, you'll appreciate the thoroughness of Mabey's defense.
Indeed, Weeds is a good read even if treated only on this one level. But for those looking for a bit more, there's a philosophical point or two lurking in the background throughout the book. My review points you towards this aspect of the work, as well.
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