E' un bellissimo saggio scritto da Thoreau 150 anni fa, mentre stava morendo di tubercolosi. Ne parla John-Manuel Andriote, "First published in The Atlantic Monthly in 1862, Autumnal Tints is a naturalist's guide to truly seeing nature. "We have only to elevate our view a little," wrote Thoreau, "to see the whole forest as a garden." Those who merely look will observe a maple, while those who see will marvel at "a living liberty-pole on which a thousand bright flags are waving." theatlantic.