Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss

Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and LossGrowing up in Alabama, Renkl was a devoted reader, an explorer of riverbeds and red dirt roads, and a fiercely loved daughter Here, in brief essays, she traces a tender and honest portrait of her complicated parents her exuberant, creative mother her steady, supportive father and of the bittersw


The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator

The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest PredatorA pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humankind, showing how through millennia, the mosquito has been the single most powerful force in determining humanity s fate n nWhy was gin and tonic the cocktail of choice for Britis


American Wolf

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


Mudlark: In Search of London's Past Along the River Thames

Mudlark: In Search of London's Past Along the River ThamesLong heralded as a city treasure herself, expert mudlarker Lara Maiklem is uniquely trained in the art of seeking Tirelessly trekking across miles of the Thames muddy shores, where others only see the detritus of city life, Maiklem unearths evidence of England s captivating, if sometimes murky,


A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings

A Honeybee Heart Has Five OpeningsThis book has found a special place in my heart It s as strange, beautiful and unexpected, as precise and exquisite in its movings, as bees in a hive I loved it HELEN MACDONALD, author of H IS FOR HAWKA fascinating, insightful and inspiring account of a novice beekeeper s year of keeping honeybe



Rewild Yourself: 23 Spellbinding Ways To Make Nature More Visible

Rewild Yourself: 23 Spellbinding Ways To Make Nature More VisibleWe re not just losing the wild world We re forgetting it We re no longer noticing it We ve lost the habit of looking and seeing and listening and hearing n nBut we can make hidden things visible, and this book features 23 spellbinding ways to bring the magic of nature much closer to home n nMammals