Murakami Sale
 
 

Botany


spacer

Botany
Staff Picks


There are 7 books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Botany - Staff Picks
Page 1 of 1

Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
by Michael Pollan
Staff Pick
Michael Pollan may be incapable of uninteresting writing. Discerning and lucid, his works tend to provoke the reader to engage themselves (at least in thought, if not deed) well beyond the final page. Second Nature: A Gardener's Education is Pollan's... (read more)

List Price $15.00
Your price: $8.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge a Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution
Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge a Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution
by Terence Mckenna
Staff Pick
McKenna starts his radical revision of human evolution by positing the theory that we evolved from apes to humans because of brain changes brought about by ingesting psilocybin-containing mushrooms. This was, in his opinion, the birth of religion, and... (read more)

List Price $20.00
Your price: $13.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Wicked Plants: A Book of Botanical Atrocities
Wicked Plants: A Book of Botanical Atrocities
by Amy Stewart
Staff Pick
It's not easy being green. Mostly, everything else eats you. But some plants fight back with thorns and poisons. Some plants are: Wicked Plants by Amy Stewart.... (read more)

List Price $18.95
Your price: $12.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


A Garden of Marvels: How We Discovered That Flowers Have Sex, Leaves Eat Air, and Other Secrets of Plants
A Garden of Marvels: How We Discovered That Flowers Have Sex, Leaves Eat Air, and Other Secrets of Plants
by Ruth Kassinger
Publisher Comments
A witty and engaging history of the first botanists, interwoven with stories of today's extraordinary plants found in the garden and the lab In Paradise Under Glass, Ruth Kassinger recounts with grace and humor her journey from brown thumb to green... (read more)

List Price $25.99
Your price: $17.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Black Plants: 75 Striking Choices for the Garden
Black Plants: 75 Striking Choices for the Garden
by Paul Bonine
Staff Pick
This year, I added chocolate cosmos to my garden. Not only do they actually smell like chocolate, but their striking burgundy-black petals add some welcome discord to an otherwise harmonious landscape. Gardeners looking to recreate this dramatic effect... (read more)

List Price $14.95
Your price: $6.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Secret Life of Plants
The Secret Life of Plants
by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird
Staff Pick
I can't believe I hadn't heard about this book before I found it on the shelf. Published in the 1970s, it explores the relationship between humans and plant life. Numerous scientific studies with lie detector tests, electrodes, and other '70s high-tech... (read more)

List Price $17.99
Your price: $8.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers: Western Edition
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers: Western Edition
by National Audubon Society
Staff Pick
Since its founding in 1905, the National Audubon Society has actively promoted wildlife protection and environmental education. Keeping in sync with the work of its namesake and inspiration, famed wildlife artist John James Audubon (1785-1851), this not... (read more)

List Price $19.00
Your price: $3.95
Used - Flexible

add to wish list


There are 7 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in Botany
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.