“I am easily enchanted when an odd idea or phrase looms on a page, often showing an invisible link,” writes Annie Proulx in Fen, Bog and Swamp.
“Our forests, like our oceans, are vastly misunderstood and are commonly abused.
Much of the world’s youth worry that governments make only pretend gestures about climate change.
1001 Bees is described by the publisher as a fun, fact-filled, oversized book about creatures and the world they inhabit.
Einstein once said universities should stop insisting so much on success: Success is getting more out than you put in. Character, though, is putting in more than you get out.
The poems in A Sinking Ship Is Still a Ship are poetry as ode to the future of hidden, buried things, be they land, soon to be overcome by rising tides and disappeared, or memories of the
“It’s impossible . . . to read Mama’s Last Hug and not see a door opening to a wider view of humans, our primate relatives, and so many other creatures.”
“a powerful and fascinating approach to the great crisis of our time. And it gets to the heart of why climate change such a vexing and all-encompassing challenge.”
“[the author’s] perceptions remain young and fresh and are as vibrant as any poet’s working today.”
Joel Sartore is a National Geographic photographer working around the world with a team of researchers and animal conservationist to save literally thousands of species from extinction.
“Beth Moon is a gifted photographer with abundant creative insight and an eye for unconventional subject matter.
“In flowing prose and pointed language, Thus Spoke the Plant makes the case that we’re not alone in our thoughts or even in the capacity to think and communicate; in a time of esca
“If you love animals and are inspired by fine art, this book is a gem. This collection is elegant, simple, and rich with emotion.”
“Heavey is a master of the comedic non sequitur and has a fine-tuned sense of the overall absurdities of the human condition.”
To Heal a Wounded Heart: The Transformative Power of Buddhism and Psychotherapy in Action by Pilar Jennings PhD is a tender and compassionate memoir of the experiences of an early career p
“A wonderful, talented, slice of Africa, an Africa fast receding . . .”
There was a time, and it was not so very long ago, when because we had read the texts of modern philosophy that had suddenly appeared in print, we contemplated Buddhism while we tuned the engines o
“a fantastic example of literary nonfiction, of science and field research combined with beautiful narrative . . .”
“This is an artful, idiosyncratic book.”
“For many The Sibley Guide to Birds will become the first point of reference.”
“Neil Shubin is the kind of guy you’d like to meet at a cocktail party: smart, funny, a good storyteller . . . It’s unfortunate that Dr. Shubin . . .
“Men and women who have shared the infertility experience will find words that speak for them and to them in this book.
“Describing how an enterprising and committed couple invest their life savings in establishing the one and only animal rehabilitation center and sanctuary in the Northern Cape at the time,
“Funny, informative, and irreverent, Me, My Cells, and I is perfect bedtime reading for a recently diagnosed prostate cancer patient—no matter what stage of disease is involved.”
Mad Dogs and Meerkats reveals how human rabies in South Africa has historically resulted from poverty, ignorance, political incompetence, and neglect over the generations.