This magical, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, is difficult to describe, and just as difficult to put down. There is a world alongside ours, the world of the forest where ancient trees communicate with each other. This world is threatened by the greed of the lumber industry and humanity’s ignorance. Using the experiences of multiple characters – a scientist, an activist, a hermit, a somewhat loopy student among others – Powers makes us care about the world of the forest. I hope you read it.