Edward Hoagland

Edward Hoagland , a contributing editor of the Scholar, is the author of many books. His most recent novel is In the Country of the Blind.

A Country for Old Men

Having reached the shores of seniority himself, the author finds a surprising contentment in the eyes of his fellow retirees

by Edward Hoagland | Monday, December 01, 2008

Miles from Nowhere

On a return trip to the wilderness of British Columbia, the author revisits a rough and exquisite landscape

by Edward Hoagland | Thursday, June 01, 2006

Made for You and Me

This land has contained our best and worst impulses

by Edward Hoagland | Monday, December 03, 2018

On Gratitude

How a simple thank you can lift the spirits

by Edward Hoagland | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Haste Makes Waste

Which figures of speech will survive, and which will vanish?

by Edward Hoagland | Monday, March 05, 2018

On Loneliness

We value our solitude until it pinches

by Edward Hoagland | Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The Mysteries of Attraction

Its many splendors do not only include the carnal: animate, inanimate … love it all

by Edward Hoagland | Monday, September 07, 2015

On Prayer

I’ve never tried it, but I suspect the world could use a lot more of it

by Edward Hoagland | Monday, June 06, 2016

On Friendship

The intimacies shared with our closest companions keep us anchored, vital, and alive

by Edward Hoagland | Friday, December 07, 2012

Spaced Out in the City

by Edward Hoagland | Tuesday, June 01, 2010

The Gravity of Falling

Having hurtled through the American century, we are distracted and confused. But can we find our way again?

by Edward Hoagland | Wednesday, November 30, 2011

The Broken Balance

The poet Robinson Jeffers warned us nearly a century ago of the ravages to nature we now face

by Edward Hoagland | Saturday, March 01, 2008

The Glue Is Gone

The things that held us together as individuals and as a people are being lost. Can we find them again?

by Edward Hoagland | Wednesday, December 01, 2004