Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss

Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and LossAn Indie Next Selection for July 2019An Indies Introduce Selection for Summer Fall 2019 From New York Times opinion writer Margaret Renkl comes an unusual, captivating portrait of a family and of the cycles of joy and grief that inscribe human lives within the natural world Growing up in Alabama,

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Underland

UnderlandFrom the best selling, award winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet s past and future Hailed as the great nature writer of this generation Wall Street Journal , Robert Macfarlane is the celebrated author of books about the intersections of the human and

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The Lost Words

The Lost WordsFrom Acorn to Weasel a gorgeous, hand illustrated, large format spellbook celebrating the magic and wonder of the natural world All over the country, there are words disappearing from children s lives Words like Dandelion, Otter, Bramble, Acorn and Lark represent the natural world of childhood, a

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The Outrun: A Memoir

The Outrun: A MemoirWhen Amy Liptrot returns to Orkney after than a decade away, she is drawn back to the Outrun on the sheep farm where she grew up Approaching the land that was once home, memories of her childhood merge with the recent events that have set her on this journey Amy was shaped by the cycle of the

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The Penguin Lessons

The Penguin LessonsI was hoping against hope that the penguin would survive because as of that instant he had a name, and with his name came the beginning of a bond which would last a life time Set against Argentina s turbulent years following the collapse of the corrupt Peronist regime, this is the story of Juan

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The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America

The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North AmericaA look at 50 common North American dumb birds For those who have a disdain for birds, or bird lovers with a sense of humor, this snarky, illustrated handbook is equal parts profane, funny, and let s face it true Featuring 50 common North American birds, such as the White Breasted Butt Nugget and

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All That Remains: A Life in Death

All That Remains: A Life in DeathSue Black confronts death every day As Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology, she focuses on mortal remains in her lab, at burial sites, at scenes of violence, murder and criminal dismemberment, and when investigating mass fatalities due to war, accident or natural disaster In All that

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American Wolf

American WolfISBN moved from this edition The enthralling story of the rise and reign of O Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her Before men ruled the earth, there were wolves Once abundant in North America, these majestic creatures were hunted to near extinction in the

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Surfacing

SurfacingKathleen Jamie s essays guide you softly along coastlines of varying continents, exploring caves, and pondering ice ages until the narrator stumbles over not a rock on the trail, but mortality, maybe the earth s, maybe our own, pointing to new paths forward through the forest Delia Owens,

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The Gifts of Reading

The Gifts of ReadingElk boek is een cadeau voor de lezer, en een boek cadeau doen geeft een bijzonder gevoel Tijdens het lezen voeren drie personen de gever, de schrijver, de ontvanger een gesprek dat elk van de hen rijker maakt In Lezen als geschenk vertelt Macfarlane dat hij op jonge leeftijd een boek kreeg dat

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural HistoryOver the last half billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid

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