Book Giveaway! Win a Free Copy of "Recovering Place," by Mark Taylor

Recovering Place: Reflections on Stone Hill, Mark C. Taylor

This week we will be featuring Recovering Place: Reflections on Stone Hill, by Mark C. Taylor on our blog, twitter, and facebook.

We are also offering a FREE copy of Recovering Place: Reflections on Stone Hill to a lucky winner. To enter the contest please e-mail pl2164@columbia.edu and indicate your name and address. The winner will be selected Friday, March 7th at 3:00 pm.

In Recovering Place: Reflections on Stone Hill, Mark C. Taylor recounts a poignant love affair not with a person but with a place that, paradoxically, cannot be easily localized. For many years, Taylor has lived in the Berkshire Mountains, where he writes and creates land art and sculpture. In a world of mobile screens and virtual realities, where speed is the measure of success and place is disappearing, his work slows down thought and brings life back to earth to give readers time to ponder the importance of place before it slips away.

For more on the book, you can also read an excerpt or preview the book.

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