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The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062968814
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Published: Ecco - May 26th, 2020

Los Angeles Times Bestseller

IndieBound Bestseller

A New York Times Editor’s Choice

One of Forbes’ “Best Summer Reads for Those Stuck Inside Working Remotely”


The Journeys of Trees: A Story about Forests, People, and the Future Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324001607
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 14th, 2020

An urgent and illuminating portrait of forest migration, and of the people studying the forests of the past, protecting the forests of the present, and planting the forests of the future.


Extraordinary Insects: The Fabulous, Indispensable Creatures Who Run Our World Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982112882
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 7th, 2020

This enthusiastic, witty, and informative introduction to the world of insects and why we could not survive without them is “a joy” (The Times, London) and “charming...Highlighting them in all their buzzing, stinging, biting glory” (The New York Times Book Review).

Insects comprise roughly half of the animal kingdom.


The Great Clod: Notes and Memoirs on Nature and History in East Asia Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640093911
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - June 9th, 2020

"Classical poetry, calligraphy, the best source of temple incense--all figure in the text, which has something of the feel of a valediction. Elegant and thoughtful, with much to read between the lines in commentary on a long life's work. Students and admirers of Snyder will be enchanted and intrigued." --Kirkus Reviews


Last Stand: George Bird Grinnell, the Battle to Save the Buffalo, and the Birth of the New West Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062970091
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 9th, 2020

The dramatic history of the extirmination and resurrection of the American buffalo, by #1 bestselling author of The Revenant 

Michael Punke's The Last Stand tells the epic story of the American West through the lens of the American bison and the man who saved these icons of the Western landscape.


Writing Wild: Women Poets, Ramblers, and Mavericks Who Shape How We See the Natural World Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781604699272
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Published: Timber Press - June 23rd, 2020

"Re-centers and gives voice to a diversity of women naturalists and writers across time." —Cultivating Place
 
In Writing Wild, Kathryn Aalto celebrates 25 women whose influential writing helps deepen our connection to and understanding of the natural world.


In Praise of Walking: A New Scientific Exploration Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393652086
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 12th, 2020

A hymn to walking, the mechanical magic at the core of our humanity.


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Summer Solstice: An Essay Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781574232387
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Published: Black Sparrow Press - April 27th, 2020

Summer is fireflies and sparklers. Fat red tomatoes sliced thin and salted. Lemonade and long dreamy days. The treasures of the season are gone much too soon -- but they're captured here, in loving sensuous prose that's both personal and universal, for you to find any time of year.


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Out of the Woods Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781474607162
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Published: Weidenfeld & Nicolson - March 24th, 2020

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 WAINWRIGHT BOOK PRIZE
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 POLARI FIRST BOOK AWARD

'This is a book to get lost in . . . A disturbing trauma narrative, it's also a work of delightfully low, pants-dropping comedy, and a learned meditation' Guardian


Fire in Paradise: An American Tragedy Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324005148
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 5th, 2020

The harrowing story of the most destructive American wildfire in a century.


Sprout Lands: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393358148
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 12th, 2020

“This deeply nourishing book invites us to reclaim reciprocity with the living world.” —Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass


Two in the Far North, Revised Edition: A Conservation Champion's Story of Life, Love, and Adventure in the Wilderness Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781513262758
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Published: Alaska Northwest Books - March 10th, 2020

Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award

A Northern classic and beloved favorite, Two in the Far North chronicles the incredible story of Margaret "Mardy" Murie, called the Grandmother of the Conservation Movement, and how she became one of the first women to embrace and champion wilderness conservation in America.


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