This is not the first time the story has been told but it is the fullest account.
Quiet, beautifully written reflections on nature and the mindful life, laced with the thoughts and writings of Thoreau.
The Orchardist is a stunning accomplishment, hypnotic in its storytelling power, by turns lyrical and gritty, and filled with marvels.
Touching, funny and written with warmth and compassion, Sheldrick’s inspirational memoir is a story of human love, animal love and love for a beautiful country, its people and its wildlife.
A fascinating account of groundbreaking science and the people who make it possible.
The chapter on avian emotions...is navigated with caution and Birkhead delicately adds "I am not going to speculate about the emotions that might be involved in avian infidelity". This book kicked off as three-to-one favourite to win the Royal Society Winton Prize. I can see why.
It is the definitive volume on the guy right at the top of the tower of song.
Zombie attacks, family members in physical and emotional jeopardy, and vast government conspiracies all contribute to a heady tale that reaches a satisfying conclusion.
...by the pleasures provided by this pacy, readable and entertaining manifesto for a zoobiquitous approach to health and wellbeing, to be welcomed by vets and other human animals.
Kurlansky manages to capture not only the humanity of the man who helped wield the final death blow to regionality and seasonality but also the fact that, in his era, a completely different world-view and logic dominated.
Aside from too many lurid terrorist scenarios, this is an intelligent account of the mess we are making of the planet; the unsettling conclusion: that humans may survive because we are resilient, not because we can fix matters.
The kind of wisdom he brings to Weeds desperately needs to inform the direction of agricultural science.
Mr. Koenig employs classic elements of pulp but brings them together in an unusually discursive and leisurely style.
But a book about politics is only about politics. Silver's aiming for something bigger here: He wants to change how we think about predictions in every aspect of our lives.
Darwin’s Ghosts” unfolds like an enjoyable and informative TV series, each episode devoted to a fascinating character who provides a window into the world of ideas of his time.
Though his subject is a serious one, Mr. Kean enlivens his narrative with an appealing sense of humor.
A candid, inspiring narrative of the author’s brutal physical and psychological journey through a wilderness of despair to a renewed sense of self.
A superb examination of the never-ending effort to enhance life, as well as the commensurate refusal to ever let it go.
Whether readers have an interest in aviation or China’s role in the global economy, Fallows’s book makes for an intriguing read, looking at both sides of the picture: reasons for why China might succeed, as well as those for why the country might struggle.
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