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When Women Were Birds: Fifty-Four Variations on Voice
When Women Were Birds: Fifty-Four Variations on Voice
by Terry Tempest Williams
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"This poetic memoir continues the work Williams began in Refuge....Williams explores her mothers identity — woman, wife, mother, and Mormon — as she continues to honor her memory....A lyrical and elliptical meditation on women, nature, family,... (read more)

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Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story about Looking at People Looking at Animals in America
Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story about Looking at People Looking at Animals in America
by Jon Mooallem
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Field notes from an age of extinction, tracking the ever-shifting meaning of Americas animals throughout history to understand the current moment. Journalist Jon Mooallem has watched his little daughter's world overflow with animals — butterfly... (read more)

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How the Dog Became the Dog: From Wolves to Our Best Friends
How the Dog Became the Dog: From Wolves to Our Best Friends
by Mark Derr
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That the dog evolved from the wolf is an accepted fact of evolution and history, but the question of how wolf became dog has remained a mystery, obscured by myth and legend. How the Dog Became the Dog posits that dog was an evolutionary inevitability in... (read more)

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Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story
Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story
by Daphne Sheldrick
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“Astonishing...You may be tempted after the last page to sell all your possessions and join [Sheldricks] cause.”—The Boston Globe The first person to successfully raise newborn elephants, Dame Daphne Sheldrick has saved countless... (read more)

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Never Cry Wolf
Never Cry Wolf
by Farley Mowat
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By enquiring into the puzzle of sibling relations, Frank J. Sulloway pioneers a new view of how family affects individual development. He shows that birth-order is so fundamental to the family that it transcends gender, class and nationality.... (read more)

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Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom
Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom
by Jennifer S. Holland
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It is exactly like Isaiah 11:6: “The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid . . . ” Written by National Geographic magazine writer Jennifer Holland, Unlikely Friendships documents one heartwarming... (read more)

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Death at Seaworld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity
Death at Seaworld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity
by David Kirby
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Evidence of Harm and Animal Factory—a groundbreaking scientific thriller that exposes the dark side of SeaWorld, Americas most beloved marine mammal park   Death at SeaWorld... (read more)

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A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life among the Baboons
A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life among the Baboons
by Robert M. Sapolsky
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I never imagined that a book written by a primate behaviorologist would make me laugh out loud. Sapolsky is a born storyteller, and I found his experiences of twenty years in Africa studying baboons absolutely fascinating. You get to know the baboons... (read more)

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The Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild
The Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild
by Craig Childs
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Animal Dialogues is one of the best collections of nature writing I've read in years, which puts Craig Childs in the company of giants: Barry Lopez, Annie Dillard, John Muir, Aldo Leopold, and Terry Tempest Williams. I found myself wondering how Childs... (read more)

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Bug Music: How Insects Gave Us Rhythm and Noise
Bug Music: How Insects Gave Us Rhythm and Noise
by David Rothenberg
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In the spring of 2013 the cicadas in the Northeastern United States will yet again emerge from their seventeen-year cycle — the longest gestation period of any animal. Those who experience this great sonic invasion compare their sense of wonder to... (read more)

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Serpentine
Serpentine
by Mark Laita
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Photographer Mark Laita unveils a pantheon of spectacular snakes in this electrifying collection. Inciting both allure and alarm, shining pastel pythons and vibrant green vipers slither across the pages. An illuminating essay by William T. Vollmann... (read more)

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Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
by David Quammen
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A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a Scientific American Best Book of the Year, and a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award Ebola, SARS, Hendra, AIDS, and countless other deadly viruses all have one thing in common: the bugs that... (read more)

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Unlikely Loves: 43 Heartwarming True Stories from the Animal Kingdom
Unlikely Loves: 43 Heartwarming True Stories from the Animal Kingdom
by Jennifer S. Holland
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Unlikely Friendships is the phenomenal New York Times bestseller that's spent 44 weeks on the list and has 615,000 copies in print. It's struck a chord with media, from CBS This Morning to USA Today, and Temple Grandin has praised it as "amazing. It... (read more)

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The Black Rhinos of Namibia: Searching for Survivors in the African Desert
The Black Rhinos of Namibia: Searching for Survivors in the African Desert
by Rick Bass
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“An extraordinary exploration and meditation . . . [Bass] transports us along on this wonder-filled tour, full of hardness and hope, into an otherworldly place that mirrors our own.” —National Geographic Traveler Black rhinos are not... (read more)

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Wolves in the Land of Salmon
Wolves in the Land of Salmon
by David Moskowitz
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Wolves. We love them, idolize them, and are fascinated by them. We also hate them, fear them, and blame them. The wolf's relationship with humans is complex and can be emotionally wrought, depending on whether one is a hunter, rancher, or animal lover... (read more)

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Library of America #238: Aldo Leopold: A Sand County Almanac & Other Writings on Ecology and Conservation
Library of America #238: Aldo Leopold: A Sand County Almanac & Other Writings on Ecology and Conservation
by Aldo Leopold
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Since his death in 1948, Aldo Leopold has been increasingly recognized as one of the indispensable figures of American environmentalism. A pioneering forester, sportsman, wildlife manager, and ecologist, he was also a gifted writer whose farsighted land... (read more)

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Alligators: Prehistoric Presence in the American Landscape
Alligators: Prehistoric Presence in the American Landscape
by Martha A Strawn
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I ran as fast as I could toward the banana trees with the gator right behind me, gaining on me with every step. Her jaws popping together sounded like a door slamming. I reached the first banana tree just ahead of the gator and climbed right up it like... (read more)

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Natural History: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth (Smithsonian)
Natural History: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth (Smithsonian)
by Dk Publishing
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A landmark in reference publishing and overseen and authenticated by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, Natural History presents an unrivaled visual survey of Earth's natural history. Giving a clear overview of the... (read more)

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Silent Spring
Silent Spring
by Rachel Carson
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Silent Spring changed the way we thought about the environment and shaped today's environmental movement, calling us to action to protect our surroundings before we destroyed them. Today our impact on the environment is more harmful than ever, and Carson'... (read more)

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Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England
Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England
by William Cronon
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The book that launched environmental history now updated. Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize In this landmark work of environmental history, William Cronon offers an original and profound explanation of the effects European colonists' sense of property... (read more)

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