Saturday, 2 June 2012

The Language of Flowers

“Perhaps the unattached, the unwanted, the unloved, could grow to give love as lushly as anyone else.” 
- Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Flowery book jacket

Dear members,

I hope everyone is doing well! How is everyone enjoying this month's book club pick so far?
It's already the first week of June, and lots of rain which is wonderful for the garden, but it seems the seasons have switched on us!
While the back of the book has a lovely index of what each flower represents, here is an illustrative version:

Here is a great clip of the author giving us her thoughts on The Language of Flowers:

The Language of Flowers

There is also an insightful interview which NPR had with Vanessa Diffenbaugh that's worth a read.

Recommendation Round:

One of our lovely members Lauren shared with us a great video about the history of the book:

I recently found this lovely artwork by Rob Gonsolves called "The Library" and it was instant love:

1 comment:

  1. Here's the goodread interview with Vanessa Diffenbaugh. A good insight on the book-must see:



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