Nature, Botanicals, Animals

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INSECTPEDIA: A BRIEF COMPENDIUM OF INSECT LORE

Written by Eaton, Eric R
A fun and fact-filled A-Z treasury for the insect lover in all of us Insectpedia introduces you to the wonders of the insect world while inviting you to make discoveries of your own.
May 3, 2022 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 200 Pages |
$16.95
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WHAT A MUSHROOM LIVES FOR: MATSUTAKE AND THE WORLDS THEY MAKE

Written by Hathaway, Michael J
How the prized matsutake mushroom is remaking human communities in China--and providing new ways to understand human and more-than-human worlds What a Mushroom Lives For pushes today's mushroom renaissance in compelling new directions. For centuries, Western science has promoted a human- and animal-centric framework of what counts as action, agency, movement, and behavior.
April 26, 2022 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 296 Pages |
$27.95
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MIND OF A BEE

Written by Chittka, Lars
A rich and surprising exploration of the intelligence of bees Most of us are aware of the hive mind--the power of bees as an amazing collective. But do we know how uniquely intelligent bees are as individuals? In The Mind of a Bee, Lars Chittka draws from decades of research, including his own pioneering work, to argue that bees have remarkable cognitive abilities.
July 26, 2022 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 272 Pages |
$29.95
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BLOOMING FLOWERS: A SEASONAL HISTORY OF PLANTS AND PEOPLE

Written by Boddy, Kasia
An evocative and richly illustrated exploration of flowers and how, over the centuries, they have given us so much sustenance, meaning, and pleasure "From the meaning of carnations in Sex and the City to the use of sunflowers in the cleanup of Chernobyl, from Henry VIII's ban on saffron dye in Ireland to the modernist reinventions of roses, this is no ordinary flower book, and
May 24, 2022 | PB | Yale University Press |
$15.00
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MUSHROOMS: AN ILLUSTRATED FIELD GUIDE

Written by Summers, Niko
A beautifully illustrated pocket-size hardcover guide to the mushrooms of North America--a must-have for any mushroom enthusiast's backpack or home library. Mushrooms: An Illustrated Field Guide is a compact, beautifully illustrated field guide to 50 North America's most popular mushrooms.
June 28, 2022 | PB | Whalen Book Works |
$14.95
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LAKES: THEIR BIRTH, LIFE, AND DEATH

Written by Saylor, John Richard
"Lakes is my favorite kind of natural history: meticulously researched, timely, comprehensive, and written with imagination and verve."--Jerry Dennis, author of The Living Great Lakes Lakes might be the most misunderstood bodies of water on earth. And while they may seem commonplace, without lakes our world would never be the same.
June 7, 2022 | Hardcover | Timber Press (OR) |
$27.95
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URBAN FORAGING: FIND, GATHER, AND COOK 50 WILD PLANTS

Written by Rose, Lisa M
Your city is full of wild food, you just need to know where to find it. Take a stroll to discover the ingredients for a wild apple tarte tatin. Turn the lilac bush found in a vacant lot into a delicious, delicately flavored jelly for your morning pastry. Discover a new way to feast on fresh food. Urban Foraging is a stylish, scrumptious guide to wildcrafting in the city.
October 11, 2022 | Hardcover | Timber Press (OR) | 236 Pages |
$19.95
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IMMENSE WORLD: HOW ANIMAL SENSES REVEAL THE HIDDEN REALMS AROUND US

Written by Yong, Ed
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Every kind of animal, including humans, is enclosed within its own unique sensory bubble, perceiving but a tiny sliver of our immense world.
June 21, 2022 | Hardcover | Random House |
$30.00
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EMBRACE FEARLESSLY THE BURNING WORLD: ESSAYS

Written by Lopez, Barry
NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' CHOICE - A "lyrical" (Chicago Tribune) final work of nonfiction from the National Book Award-winning author of Arctic Dreams and Horizon, a literary icon whose writing, fieldwork, and mentorship inspired generations of writers and activists. "Mesmerizing . . . a master observer . . .
May 31, 2022 | Hardcover | Random House |
$28.00
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PIG YEARS

Written by Gaydos, Ellyn
This captivating memoir is a "startling testimony to the glories and sorrows of raising and harvesting plants and animals" (Anthony Doerr, best-selling author of All the Light We Cannot See), as an itinerant farmhand chronicles the wonders hidden within the ever-blooming seasons of life, death, and rebirth. Pig Years catapults American nature writing into the 21st century,
June 14, 2022 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$27.00

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