|Audubon's Birds of America: The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio (Revised)||Robert Abrams||
AUDUBON'S BIRDS OF AMERICA presents all 435 of Audubon’s brilliant hand-colored engravings in exquisite reproductions derived from the original plates of...
|The Body: A Guide For Occupants||Bill Bryson||
THE BODY is a deep examination of the glorious machine that is the human body: how it functions, how...
|Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know||Malcolm Gladwell||
TALKING TO STRANGERS is a well-researched and thoughful examination of how people interact with strangers, and what can be done to improve how we do it. Using his usual deft prose and deep dives into specific cases, including the Bernie Madoff ponzi scheme, the trial of Amanda Knox, and the death of Sandra Bland,...
|An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power||Al Gore||
AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER - YOUR ACTION HANDBOOK TO LEARN THE SCIENCE, FIND YOUR VOICE, AND HELP SOLVE THE CLIMATE CRISIS is a must-have for those who care about our planet. Although proving without a doubt that there is a crisis, the reader is left with hope and the knowledge of what to do to save the...
|The Weeping Goldsmith: Discoveries in the Secret Land of Myanmar||W. John Kress||
THE WEEPING GOLDSMITH: DISCOVERIES IN THE SECRET LAND OF MYANMAR is a beautiful collection of photographs of places and plants in the mysterious Burmese landscape. The author is one of the world's most respected botanical experts, hence the descriptions are deep and telling.
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|The Premonition: A Pandemic Story||Michael Lewis||
THE PREMONITION: A PANDEMIC STORY reveals the heroes who saved America from an even worse fate than COVID-19 wrought. This thriller shows us how the science project of a thirteen-year-old girl fits in the mix as well as a local public-health official who challenged the CDC. Anti-heroes who built a wall of ignorance are...
|Saving America's Amazon||Ben Raines||
SAVING AMERICA'S AMAZON is a call to preserve the nation's most diverse ecosystem: the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, which spreads across over 260,000 square miles of south Alabama. This area is home to 126 species of fish, 46 mammals, 69 reptiles, 30 amphibians, and at least 300 species of birds, leading famed biologist...
|The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge||Matt Ridley||
THE EVOLUTION OF EVERYTHING: HOW NEW IDEAS EMERGE is a brilliant and conclusive argument for evolution. Undeniable scientific facts have never been so readable and obvious.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Matt Ridley on the end paper at his office. It is a new, unread first...
|Letters to a Young Scientist||E.O. Wilson||
LETTERS TO A YOUNG SCIENTIST distills more than sixty years of teaching into twenty letters filled with anecdotes of success and failure that should encourage and entice the next generation to have a love of science and respect for the modest place we humans have in the planet's ecosystem.
|Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life||E O Wilson||
HALF-EARTH: OUR PLANET'S FIGHT FOR EARTH argues that we must move swiftly and dedicate fully half the surface of the earth to nature, or we will face mass extinction of many species - including our own.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed on the title page by Edward O. Wilson in his...