September 2016 Academic & Specialist University of Minnesota Press

If Bees Are Few: A Hive of Bee Poems Edited by James P. Lenfestey, foreword by Bill McKibben, afterword by Marla Spivak

If Bees Are Few: A Hive of Bee Poems
Edited by James P. Lenfestey, foreword by Bill McKibben, afterword by Marla Spivak


Hardback | Sep 2016 | University of Minnesota Press | 9780816698066 | 300pp | 228x139mm | RFB | AUD$37.99, NZD$47.99

Virgil wrote of bees, as did Shakespeare, Burns, Coleridge, Emerson, and Whitman, among many others. Amid the crisis befalling bees—hives collapsing, wild species disappearing—the poems collected here speak with a quiet urgency of a world lost if bees were to fall silent.