Reviews for Almost Green


"The sum is worth more than its parts, and Glave's memoir about building the shed serves as something of a call to arms for people, like himself, who are predisposed to care about their environmental footprint, but haven't yet made the transformational life changes that the gravity of our situation calls for." —The Tyee


"Even if you're not a yuppie, you will enjoy this book. Glave's a damn good writer . . . and even though he's not willing to leave mainstream culture and live in a bush, he still deserves some credit." —Outwords Magazine


"As irreverent as it is deeply informative, the book traces Glave's misadventures and steep environmental learning curve . . . The focus of this endearing eco-memoir is primarily on getting the dream shed built, but Glave's sensible (and sometimes caustically comic) green consciousness has real universal appeal." —Publishers Weekly


An entertaining and enlightening perspective on the sometimes challenging effort toward sustainable living." —British Columbia Magazine


"James Glave goes beyond the baby steps and fully embraces going green in his hilarious book documenting the journey." —North Shore News


"Glave describes the trials and tribulations, sacrifices and successes he faced when trying to reduce his ecological footprint. This comical account of his enlightening journey out of the concrete jungle and into greener pastures is for anyone who is looking to shift into a more earth-friendly existence." —Granville Magazine


"Almost Green is funny, enjoyable to read and actually hard to put down. The style of writing is easy, conversational and engaging. The text on the cover . . . gives away the plot line of the book, but it's the way Glave writes about his adventure that is entertaining." —Escarpment Views