The following was borrowed word for word from Michael Hagedorn's Crataegus Bonsai blog.
"When a student sent me this photo I began to worry that others might be having similar reading malfunctions.
"We are here to help. If you can't make any headway with Bonsai Heresy, please---before calling, writing, or showing up on the doorstep---check that you aren't taking direction from Rich, a past Seasonal student. It was a long 2 years. Orientation of this product is up to you, though optimal performance is to start at the top, and read left to right.
"Order your own copy at Stone Lantern.
"Happy Holidays everyone!"
Here's what Jonas Dupuich, author of the The Little Book of Bonsai has to say about Bonsai Heresy: "This peerless work is our best hope for leaving outdated thinking about bonsai in the past. Ignore it at your trees' peril."