Nature Books

The Nature Instinct: Relearning Our Lost Intuition for the Inner Workings of the Natural World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781615194797
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Published: The Experiment - November 20th, 2018

The culmination of everything Tristan Gooley has written so far: How to take your knowledge about the outdoors—and make it second nature

Readers of master outdoorsman Tristan Gooley have learned that the world is filled with clues to look for—we can use the Big Dipper to tell time, for example, and a budding flower to find south.

Wild Horse Country: The History, Myth, and Future of the Mustang, America's Horse Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393356229
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 16th, 2018

The wild horse is so ingrained in the American imagination that even those who have never seen one know what it stands for: freedom, independence, the bedrock ideals of the nation. Popularly known as the mustang, the wild horse is the enduring icon of America. But in modern times it has become entangled in controversy and bureaucratic mismanagement, and now its future is imperiled.

Bob Langrish’s World of Horses: A Master Photographer’s Lifelong Quest to Capture the Most Magnificent Horses in the World Cover Image
By Bob Langrish (By (photographer)), Jane Holderness-Roddam (Text by), George H. Morris (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781635861259
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - October 2nd, 2018

Bob Langrish’s World of Horses is the culminating collection of a master photographer who has traveled six continents in search of the most compelling horses in their native habitats.

From the Mongolian steppe to the South African desert, barrier islands to city streets, Langrish has recorded the lives and activities of these majestic and beloved animals.

The Book of the Horse: Horses in Art Cover Image
By Angus Hyland (Created by), Caroline Roberts (Text by)
ISBN: 9781786272928
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - October 16th, 2018

Horses have been the inspiration for hundreds of works of art over the centuries. This book celebrates the horse in all its glory, from its role as working animal in war and sport, to beloved pet. The horse's beauty and majesty is caught by artists as diverse as Stubbs, Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Magritte, Frink, and Freud.

Counting Sheep: Reflections and Observations of a Swedish Shepherd Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982100629
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Published: Atria Books - November 20th, 2018

Norwegian Wood meets The Tao of Pooh in this philosophical, witty, and heartwarming collection of daily observations from a Swedish academic-turned-sheep farmer who finds peace and meaning outside the hustle and bustle of modern, urban life.

One of the fun things about keeping sheep is that now and then it feels like something other than a job or a duty.

The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374113346
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 2nd, 2018

The first behind-the-scenes account of life with the legendary ravens at the world’s eeriest monument

The ravens at the Tower of London are of mighty importance: rumor has it that if a raven from the Tower should ever leave, the city will fall.

Fire: From Spark to Flame, the Scandinavian Art of Fire-Making Cover Image
ISBN: 9781780979915
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Published: Carlton Books - November 6th, 2018

With this fireside companion, you can chop wood, send sparks flying, and plan a feast . . . all from the comfort of your armchair

Innumerable Insects: The Story of the Most Diverse and Myriad Animals on Earth (Natural Histories) Cover Image
By Michael S. Engel, Tom Baione (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781454923237
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Published: Sterling - October 2nd, 2018

The images . . . are the stars of this work, which will delight every entomophile who turns its pages." -- Publishers Weekly

A fascinating look at the world's most numerous inhabitants, illustrated with stunning images from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection.

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How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals Cover Image
By Sy Montgomery, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780544938328
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 25th, 2018

National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals—her friends—who have profoundly affected her in this stunning, poetic, and life-affirming memoir featuring illustrations by Rebecca Green.

Understanding someone who belongs to another species can be transformative.

Hearth: A Global Conversation on Identity, Community, and Place Cover Image
By Annick Smith (Editor), Susan O'Connor (Editor)
ISBN: 9781571313799
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 11th, 2018

A multicultural anthology, edited by Susan O'Connor and Annick Smith, about the enduring importance and shifting associations of the hearth in our world.

Radiant: Farm Animals Up Close and Personal Cover Image
By Traer Scott (By (photographer))
ISBN: 9781616897154
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - September 18th, 2018

Gregarious or shy, curious or placid, playful or retiring, all the animals in Traer Scott's newest collection have one thing in common: a sparkling personality! This whimsical, soulful, and personal photo collection focuses on the lives of the farm animals we often take for granted.

Making Hay Cover Image
By Verlyn Klinkenborg, Gordon Allen (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781493036981
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Published: Lyons Press - October 1st, 2018

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