Henry David Thoreau's masterwork Walden is a collection of his reflections on life and society. In 1845, he moved to a cabin that he built with his own hands along the shores of Walden Pond in Massachusetts.
Selections from one of the great classics of literature--now part of the Shambhala Pocket Library.
To coincide with the bicentennial of Thoreau’s birth and TarcherPerigee’s publication of Expect Great Things: The Life of Henry David Thoreau, here is a sumptuous rediscovery edition of the first illustrated volume of Thoreau’s classic, as originally issued in 1897.
Henry David Thoreau’s account of his adventure in self-reliance on the shores of a pond in Massachusetts—part social experiment, part spiritual quest—is an enduringly influential American classic.