Edward Hoagland, a contributing editor of the Scholar, is the author of many books of essays, travel, and ficiton. His most recent novel is In the Country of the Blind.
Taking measure of a life well lived
by Edward Hoagland | Tuesday, March 01, 2022
Almost everybody wants to be thought of as kind, if only as a strategy
by Edward Hoagland | Wednesday, December 01, 2021
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
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
This land has contained our best and worst impulses
by Edward Hoagland | Monday, December 03, 2018
How a simple thank you can lift the spirits
by Edward Hoagland | Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Which figures of speech will survive, and which will vanish?
by Edward Hoagland | Monday, March 05, 2018
We value our solitude until it pinches
by Edward Hoagland | Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Its many splendors do not only include the carnal: animate, inanimate … love it all
by Edward Hoagland | Monday, September 07, 2015
I’ve never tried it, but I suspect the world could use a lot more of it
by Edward Hoagland | Monday, June 06, 2016
The intimacies shared with our closest companions keep us anchored, vital, and alive
by Edward Hoagland | Friday, December 07, 2012
by Edward Hoagland | Tuesday, June 01, 2010
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 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 things that held us together as individuals and as a people are being lost. Can we find them again?