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  • Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

    by Annie Dillard ...
    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize“The book is a form of meditation, written with headlong urgency, about seeing. . . . There is an ambition about her book that I like. . . . It is the ambition to feel.” — Eudora Welty, New York Times Book ReviewPilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Roanoke Valley, where Annie Dillard set out to chronicle incidents of "beauty tangled in a ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Pests

    How Humans Create Animal Villains

    An engrossing and revealing study of why we deem certain animals “pests” and others not—from cats to rats, elephants to pigeons—and what this tells us about our own perceptions, beliefs, and actions, as well as our place in the natural worldA squirrel in the garden. A rat in the wall. A pigeon on the street. Humans have spent so much of our history drawing a hard line between human spaces and wild ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

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  • If Nietzsche Were a Narwhal

    What Animal Intelligence Reveals About Human Stupidity

    by Justin Gregg ...
    “A dazzling, delightful read on what animal cognition can teach us about our own mental shortcomings.”- Adam Grant"Undeniably entertaining"- The New York TimesThis funny, "extraordinary and thought-provoking" (The Wall Street Journal) book asks whether we are in fact the superior species. As it turns out, the truth is stranger—and far more interesting—than we have been led to believe.... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America's Hurricanes

    Washington Post • 50 Notable Works of Nonfiction in 2020Finalist • Kirkus Prize for NonfictionKirkus Reviews • Best Nonfiction Books of 2020Library Journal • Best Science & Technology Books of 2020Booklist • 10 Top Sci-Tech Books of 2020New York Times Book Review • Editor's ChoiceWith A Furious Sky, best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin tells the history of America itself ... ... Read more

    $13.69 USD $2.99 USD

  • Guide to Owning a Cornish Rex Cat

    by Greta Huls ...
    The fascinating history of the Cornish Rex began with one curly kitten born to a normal-coated mother on July 21, 1950 in Cornwall, England. Since that lucky genetic surprise, these delightful, friendly cats with their large ears, soft, curly coats, and petite bodies have become popular with cat lovers all over the world. This guide covers all aspects of this wonderful breed, from adopting a ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • Big World, Small Planet

    Abundance Within Planetary Boundaries

    “A carefully laid-out argument about the ecological limits of our planet—and the challenge these limits pose to our patterns of life and economic growth.”—Daniel C. Esty, coauthor of Green to GoldBig World, Small Planet probes the urgent predicament of our times: how is it possible to create a positive future for both humanity and Earth? We have entered the Anthropocene—the era of massive human ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Man Who Thought He Owned Water

    On the Brink with American Farms, Cities, and Food

    The Man Who Thought He Owned Water is author Tershia d’Elgin’s fresh take on the gravest challenge of our time—how to support urbanization without killing ourselves in the process. The gritty story of her family’s experience with water rights on its Colorado farm provides essential background about American farms, food, and water administration in the West in the context of growing cities and ... Read more

    $17.29 USD

  • Think Like a Horse

    Lessons in Life, Leadership, and Empathy from an Unconventional Cowboy

    In Think Like a Horse, veteran “horse whisperer” and leadership expert Grant Golliher applies his hard-won horse sense to teach invaluable lessons anyone can use to live a fuller, more successful life.Grant Golliher is what some would call a “horse whisperer,” able to get a wild horse to calmly accept a saddle and a rider without the use of force. Through training thousands of horses, many ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • American Canopy

    Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation

    by Eric Rutkow ...
    This fascinating and groundbreaking work tells the remarkable story of the relationship between Americans and their trees across the entire span of our nation’s history.Like many of us, historians have long been guilty of taking trees for granted. Yet the history of trees in America is no less remarkable than the history of the United States itself—from the majestic white pines of New England, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Eat Like a Fish

    My Adventures Farming the Ocean to Fight Climate Change

    by Bren Smith ...
    JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNERIACP Cookbook Award finalistIn the face of apocalyptic climate change, a former fisherman shares a bold and hopeful new vision for saving the planet: farming the ocean. Here Bren Smith—pioneer of regenerative ocean agriculture—introduces the world to a groundbreaking solution to the global climate crisis.A genre-defining “climate memoir,” Eat Like a Fish interweaves Smith’s ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Garden Apothecary

    Transform Flowers, Weeds and Plants into Healing Remedies

    by Becky Cole ...
    The Garden Apothecary shows us how to harvest and use commonly found plants, weeds and herbs to create our own healing home apothecaries.With tasty recipes, wild skincare, in-depth plant spotlights and a back-to-roots ethos, The Garden Apothecary will encourage the reader to become more connected to the natural world through learning the art of herbalism from plants growing in our gardens. Each ... Read more

    $9.89 USD

  • Lord Jim

    by Joseph Conrad ...
    Jim, a young British seaman, becomes first mate on the Patna, a ship full of pilgrims travelling to Mecca for the hajj. When the ship starts rapidly taking on water and disaster seems imminent, Jim joins his captain and other crew members in abandoning the ship and its passengers. He is publicly censured for this action and the novel follows his later attempts at coming to terms with his past. ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Why Vegan?: Eating Ethically

    by Peter Singer ...
    In a world reeling from a global pandemic, never has a treatise on veganism—from our foremost philosopher on animal rights—been more relevant or necessary.“Peter Singer may be the most controversial philosopher alive; he is certainly among the most influential.” —The New YorkerEven before the publication of his seminal Animal Liberation in 1975, Peter Singer, one of the greatest moral philosophers ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Ways of Being

    Animals, Plants, Machines: The Search for a Planetary Intelligence

    by James Bridle ...
    Artist, technologist, and philosopher James Bridle’s Ways of Being is a brilliant, searching exploration of different kinds of intelligence—plant, animal, human, artificial—and how they transform our understanding of humans’ place in the cosmos.What does it mean to be intelligent? Is it something unique to humans or shared with other beings— beings of flesh, wood, stone, and silicon? The last few ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Value of a Whale

    On the Illusions of Green Capitalism

    Public understanding of, and outcry over, the dire state of the climate and environment is greater than ever before. Parties across the political spectrum claim to be climate leaders, and overt denial is on the way out. Yet when it comes to slowing the course of the climate and nature crises, despite a growing number of pledges, policies and summits, little ever seems to change. Nature is being ... Read more

    $13.69 USD

  • An Immense World

    How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us

    by Ed Yong ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Every kind of animal, including humans, is enclosed within its own unique sensory bubble, perceiving but a tiny sliver of our immense world. Pulitzer Prize–winning science journalist Ed Yong takes us on “a thrilling tour of nonhuman perception” (The New York Times), allowing us to experience the skeins of scent, waves of electromagnetism, and pulses of pressure that ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Boy Who Talked to Dogs

    A Memoir

    When Martin McKenna was growing up in Garryowen, Ireland, in the 1970s, he felt the whole world knew him as just that stupid boy.” Badly misunderstood by his family and teachers, Martin escaped from endless bullying by running away from home and eventually adopting-or being adopted by-six street dogs. Camping out in barns, escaping from farmers, and learning to fend for himself by caring for his ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Why Fish Don't Exist

    A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life

    by Lulu Miller ...
    A Best Book of 2020: The Washington Post * NPR * Chicago Tribune * SmithsonianA “remarkable” (Los Angeles Times), “seductive” (The Wall Street Journal) debut from the new cohost of Radiolab, Why Fish Don’t Exist is a dark and astonishing tale of love, chaos, scientific obsession, and—possibly—even murder.“At one... ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Nature's Best Hope

    A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard

    “Tallamy lays out all you need to know to participate in one of the great conservation projects of our time. Read it and get started!” —Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth ExtinctionDouglas W. Tallamy’s first book, Bringing Nature Home, awakened thousands of readers to an urgent situation: wildlife populations are in decline because the native plants they depend on are ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Government of Beans

    Regulating Life in the Age of Monocrops

    The Government of Beans is about the rough edges of environmental regulation, where tenuous state power and blunt governmental instruments encounter ecological destruction and social injustice. At the turn of the twenty-first century, Paraguay was undergoing dramatic economic, political, and environmental change due to a boom in the global demand for soybeans. Although the country's massive new ... Read more

    $20.19 USD

  • Voice of the Fish

    A Lyric Essay

    by Lars Horn ...
    Lars Horn’s Voice of the Fish, the latest Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize winner, is an interwoven essay collection that explores the trans experience through themes of water, fish, and mythology, set against the backdrop of travels in Russia and a debilitating back injury that left Horn temporarily unable to speak. In Horn’s adept hands, the collection takes shape as a unified book: short ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Fly Away Paul

    Book 5 - Classic Canning
    How far could you go living in another’s shoes?In a mid-life moment, Paul Morison travels from America to England to discover his mother’s roots. A chance encounter and uncanny resemblance leads him to agree to assume the identity of a famous singer for a while. But it’s not just the unnerving attentions of the adoring public that he must deal with.Seeking to regain his freedom, Paul flees the ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Botanical Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland

    The islands of Britain and Ireland hold a rich heritage of plant folklore and wisdom, from the magical yew tree to the bad-tempered dandelion. Here are traditional tales about the trees and plants that shape our landscapes and our lives through the seasons. They explore the complex relationship between people and plants, in lowlands and uplands, fields, bogs, moors, woodlands and towns.Suitable ... Read more

    $9.74 USD $0.99 USD

  • The Ethics of What We Eat

    Why Our Food Choices Matter

    Peter Singer, the groundbreaking ethicist whom The New Yorker calls the most influential philosopher alive teams up again with Jim Mason, his coauthor on the acclaimed Animal Factories, to set their critical sights on the food we buy and eat: where it comes from, how it is produced, and whether it was raised humanely.The Ethics of What We Eat explores the impact our food choices have on humans, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $8.99 USD