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  1. Book ImageThe Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod's Atlantic Shore

    Robert Finch

    A poignant, candid chronicle of a beloved nature writer’s fifty-year relationship with an iconic American landscape.More

  2. Book ImageThe Outrun: A Memoir

    Amy Liptrot

    The Outrun will no doubt sit alongside . . . Helen Macdonald’s H Is for Hawk—the sheer sensuality of Liptrot’s prose and her steely resolve immediately put her right up there with the best of the best.”—New StatesmanMore

  3. Book ImageThe Seasons Alter: How to Save Our Planet in Six Acts

    Philip Kitcher, Evelyn Fox Keller

    A landmark work of environmental philosophy that seeks to transform the debate about climate change.More

  4. Book ImageThe Cabaret of Plants: Forty Thousand Years of Plant Life and the Human Imagination

    Richard Mabey

    “Highly entertaining. . . . Mabey gets us to look at life from the plants’ point of view.”—Constance Casey, New York TimesMore

  5. Book ImageHalf-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

    Edward O. Wilson

    "An audacious and concrete proposal…Half-Earth completes the 86-year-old Wilson’s valedictory trilogy on the human animal and our place on the planet." —Jedediah Purdy, New RepublicMore

  6. Book ImageAre We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

    Frans de Waal

    A New York Times Bestseller: “Astonishing . . . has the makings of a classic—and one fantastic read.”—PeopleMore

  7. Book ImageThe Gulf: The Making of An American Sea

    Jack E. Davis

    The tragic collision between civilization and nature in the Gulf of Mexico becomes a uniquely American story in this environmental epic.More

  8. Book ImageThe Death and Life of the Great Lakes

    Dan Egan

    A landmark work of science, history and reporting on the past, present and imperiled future of the Great Lakes.More

  9. Book ImageEruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens

    Steve Olson

    A riveting history of the Mount St. Helens eruption that will “long stand as a classic of descriptive narrative” (Simon Winchester).More

  10. Book ImageThe Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

    Florence Williams

    An intrepid investigation into nature’s restorative benefits by a prize-winning author.More

  11. Book ImageRancher, Farmer, Fisherman: Conservation Heroes of the American Heartland

    Miriam Horn

    The story of a huge, largely hidden, and entirely unexpected conservation movement in America.More

  12. Book ImageThe Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

    Robert Penn

    The story of how one man cut down a single tree to see how many things could be made from it.More

  13. Book ImagePig Tales: An Omnivores Quest for Sustainable Meat

    Barry Estabrook

    “Illuminating, a window into the world of pigs and pig farmers that every American omnivore needs to read.” —Ruth Reichl, author of Delicious!More

  14. Book ImageGetting to Green: Saving Nature: A Bipartisan Solution

    Frederic C. Rich

    “Regardless of your place on the political spectrum, there is much to admire in this book, which reminds us that the stewardship of nature is an obligation shared by all Americans.”—U.S. Senator Angus S. King Jr.More

  15. Book ImageAll The Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West

    David Gessner

    An homage to the West and to two great writers who set the standard for all who celebrate and defend it.More

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