Category: Paradise Lust

Tse Tsan Tai gets his due, 98 years later…

So my recent post was a round-up of all the different excerpts of Paradise Lust that you can find online. Happily, I spoke too soon to give a full accounting. Frank Jacobs, cartographic wizard of Strange Maps fame, a blog featured on the Big Think network, featured the hand-drawn maps by my favorite Eden-seeker, Tse… More →

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All Togather Now!

I love it when new media start-ups put their energy into reinforcing the special-ness of somewhat old-fashioned events. And I also just love events. From book-club chats to radio call-ins to panel discussions to church basement teach-ins, I love to talk to people about the Garden of Eden and all that it calls up for… More →

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Paradise Lust Continues World Domination

First the hardcover, then the Italian edition, then the e-book, then the paperback. And then last week I received an e-mail letting me know that Paradise Lust now exists in yet another form: a special audio edition created by the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Anne Hancock knew,… More →

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A Guided Tour of Edens

To celebrate the release of Paradise Lust in paperback, I wanted to give you guys a guided tour of the story by way of the articles and excerpts I’ve been fortunate to write online in the past year since the hardcover publication. Here goes! In the beginning, of Paradise Lust that is, there was William… More →

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Paperback, Captured In the Wild!

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Paradise Lust Book Giveaway Ends Tomorrow!

Goodreads Book Giveaway Paradise Lust by Brook Wilensky-Lanford Giveaway ends September 15, 2012. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win  

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First Bookstore Sighting of the Paperback!

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Welcome, Paperback!

It’s here, Paradise Lust in paperback! All of the “often irresistible” storytelling of the hardcover, at an even more irresistible price ($15!), and with a brand new afterword, in which I describe the myriad reactions to the Eden search from fundamentalists, seekers, scientists, and bemused readers.  Lots of exciting new collaborations coming up to celebrate,… More →

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Eden-Seeking 101

I’m thrilled to be teaching a two-part course at the Brooklyn Brainery next month called “Paradise Found! A History of Eden On Earth.” Tuesdays, August 7th and 14th, 6:30 pm. It’ll be ninety minutes of fun, eccentricity, and admiration of maps. Read more here, and sign up!

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Thank you, Cincinnati!

The City Beat newspaper covers Cincinnati, the city in proximity to three different Eden-seeking stories in Paradise Lust: an obscure 19th century theory about the revolving of the north pole; the Serpent Mound; and the Creation Museum, which is actually in Kentucky, but you can drive there from the Cincinnati airport. Anyway, this ace reporter… More →

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