Ecotopia. The Notebooks and Reports of William Weston

TitleEcotopia. The Notebooks and Reports of William Weston
Year for Search1975
AuthorsCallenbach, Ernest [William] [Jr.](1929-2012)
Date Published1975
PublisherBanyan Tree Books
Place PublishedBerkeley, CA
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Ecological eutopia. See also 1981 Callenbach and his Living Poor With Style. Illus. Judith Clancy Johns. New York: Bantam Books, 1972. A later version which is said to “evolved” from this book and The Ecotopian Encyclopedia (1980) is Living Cheaply With Style. Berkeley, CA: Ronin Publishing, 1993

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: Bantam Books, 1977; and the 40th anniversary edition as Ecotopia: The Notebooks and Reports of William Weston. Berkeley, CA: Banyan Tree Books in Association with Heyday Books, 2014, with a “Foreword” by Malcolm Margolin (iii-ix) and Callenbach’s “Epistle to the Ecotopians” (173-81) that was found on his computer after his death in 2012. Part first published as “First Days in Ecotopia.” American Review 19 (January 1974): 79-102. Part later published as “Ecotopia.” Oregon Times (October - November 1975): 32-36, 22-23; and as “Journey to Ecotopia: The Notebooks and Reports of William Weston.” Harper’s Weekly 65 (May 17, 1976): 11-18.

Info Notes

See his The Ecotopian Encyclopedia for the 80s; A Survival Guide for the Age of Inflation. Berkeley, CA: And/Or, 1980; Judith Clancy. The Ecotopian Sketchbook. A Book for Drawing, Writing, Collaging, Designing, Thinking About & Creating a New World based on the novel Ecotopia by Ernest Callenbach. [Berkeley, CA]: Banyan Tree Books, 1981; and his “Ecotopia: Looking Back (and Forward).” Talking Leaves 8.3 (Winter 1999): 14-16. A collection of stories based on the ecotopian image but containing no utopias is Future Primitive: The New Ecotopias. Ed. Kim Stanley Robinson. New York: Tor, 1994. See also Seriatim: A Journal of Ecotopia (McMinnville, Oregon) (Fall 1976-1980).

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(1929-2012)

Full Text

1975 Callenbach, Ernest [William, Jr.] (1929-2012). Ecotopia. The Notebooks and Reports of William Weston. Berkeley, CA: Banyan Tree Books. Rpt. New York: Bantam Books, 1977; and the 40th anniversary edition as Ecotopia: The Notebooks and Reports of William Weston. Berkeley, CA: Banyan Tree Books in Association with Heyday Books, 2014, with a “Foreword” by Malcolm Margolin (iii-ix) and Callenbach’s “Epistle to the Ecotopians” (173-81) that was found on his computer after his death in 2012. Part first published as “First Days in Ecotopia.” American Review 19 (January 1974): 79-102. Part later published as “Ecotopia.” Oregon Times (October - November 1975): 32-36, 22-23; and as “Journey to Ecotopia: The Notebooks and Reports of William Weston.” Harper’s Weekly 65 (May 17, 1976): 11-18. See his The Ecotopian Encyclopedia for the 80s; A Survival Guide for the Age of Inflation. Berkeley, CA: And/Or, 1980; Judith Clancy. The Ecotopian Sketchbook. A Book for Drawing, Writing, Collaging, Designing, Thinking About & Creating a New World based on the novel Ecotopia by Ernest Callenbach. [Berkeley, CA]: Banyan Tree Books, 1981; and his “Ecotopia: Looking Back (and Forward).” Talking Leaves 8.3 (Winter 1999): 14-16. A collection of stories based on the ecotopian image but containing no utopias is Future Primitive: The New Ecotopias. Ed. Kim Stanley Robinson. New York: Tor, 1994. See also Seriatim: A Journal of Ecotopia (McMinnville, Oregon) (Fall 1976-1980). CU-Riv, PSt

Ecological eutopia. See also 1981 Callenbach and his Living Poor With Style. Illus. Judith Clancy Johns. New York: Bantam Books, 1972. A later version which is said to “evolved” from this book and The Ecotopian Encyclopedia (1980) is Living Cheaply With Style. Berkeley, CA: Ronin Publishing, 1993