Popular Nature Books 2021

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The Redemption of Wolf 302

The Redemption of Wolf 302

Rick McIntyreOctober 19, 2021$14.99

From the renowned wolf researcher and author of The Rise of Wolf 8 and The Reign of Wolf 21 comes a stunning account of an unconventional Yellowstone ...

Braiding Sweetgrass

Braiding Sweetgrass

Robin Wall KimmererSeptember 16, 2013$9.99

As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation...

American Buffalo

American Buffalo

Steven RinellaDecember 2, 2008$9.99

From the host of the Travel Channel’s “The Wild Within.” A hunt for the American buffalo—an adventurous, fascinating examination of an animal ...

The Soil Will Save Us

The Soil Will Save Us

Kristin OhlsonMarch 18, 2014$12.99

Journalist and bestselling author Kristin Ohlson makes an elegantly argued, passionate case for "our great green hope"—a way in which we can not onl...

The Singing Life of Birds

The Singing Life of Birds

Donald KroodsmaFebruary 17, 2015$9.99

Listen to birds sing as you've never listened before, as the world-renowned birdsong expert Donald Kroodsma takes you on personal journeys of discover...

A Sand County Almanac

A Sand County Almanac

Aldo LeopoldAugust 26, 2015$4.99

First published in 1949, A Sand County Almanac combines some of the finest nature writing since Thoreau with an outspoken and highly ethical regard fo...

The Lost Book of Herbal Remedies

The Lost Book of Herbal Remedies

Claude DavisAugust 11, 2021$9.99

This unique book is written by Dr. Nicole Apelian, an herbalist with over 20 years of experience working with plants, and Claude Davis, a wild west ex...

The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

Sebastian JungerMay 17, 1997$11.99

"There is nothing imaginary about Junger's book; it is all terrifyingly, awesomely real." —Los Angeles Times It was the storm of the century, boasti...

Think Little

Think Little

Wendell BerryNovember 5, 2019$1.99

First published in 1972, “Think Little” is cultural critic and agrarian Wendell Berry at his best: prescient about the dire environmental conseque...

A Victorian Flower Dictionary

A Victorian Flower Dictionary

Mandy KirkbySeptember 20, 2011$14.99

“A flower is not a flower alone; a thousand thoughts invest it.”   Daffodils signal new beginnings, daisies innocence . Lilacs mean the first...

Mushrooms of the Southeast

Mushrooms of the Southeast

Todd F. Elliott & Steven L. StephensonJanuary 24, 2018$14.99

An essential reference for mushroom enthusiasts, hikers, and naturalists Mushrooms of the Southeast  is a compact, beautifully illustrated guide ...

Pets on the Couch

Pets on the Couch

Nicholas DodmanAugust 23, 2016$12.99

The “fur-and-feathers Oliver Sacks” ( New York Times ), pioneering veterinarian Nicholas Dodman recounts his “riveting stories” (Judith L. Rap...

Snowstruck

Snowstruck

Jill FredstonJanuary 8, 2007$9.99

Every year around the globe, people cross paths with avalanches-some massive, some no deeper than a pizza box-often with deadly results. Avalanche exp...

Beyond Words

Beyond Words

Carl SafinaJuly 14, 2015$12.99

I wanted to know what they were experiencing, and why to us they feel so compelling, and so-close. This time I allowed myself to ask them the question...

On Animals

On Animals

Susan OrleanOctober 12, 2021$14.99

“Magnificent.” — The New York Times * “Beguiling, observant, and howlingly funny.” — San Francisco Chronicle * “Spectacular.” — Star...

The Soul of an Octopus

The Soul of an Octopus

Sy MontgomeryMay 12, 2015$12.99

Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction * New York Times Bestseller * Starred Booklist and Library Journal Editors’ Spring Pick * A Huff...

A Sand County Almanac: With Other Essays on Conservation from Round River

A Sand County Almanac: With Other Essays on Conservation from Round River

Aldo LeopoldDecember 31, 1968$8.99

First published in 1949 and praised in The New York Times Book Review as "a trenchant book, full of vigor and bite," A Sand County Almanac combines so...

Coyote America

Coyote America

Dan FloresJune 7, 2016$12.99

The New York Times best-selling account of how coyotes--long the target of an extermination policy--spread to every corner of the United States  ...

American Canopy

American Canopy

Eric RutkowApril 24, 2012$14.99

This fascinating and groundbreaking work tells the remarkable story of the relationship between Americans and their trees across the entire span of ou...

Bigfoot!

Bigfoot!

Loren ColemanNovember 24, 2009$12.99

For years, scientists and researchers have studied, speculated about, and searched for an enigmatic creature that is legendary in the annals of Americ...

Mushrooms: How to grow them

Mushrooms: How to grow them

William FalconerJuly 7, 2015$0.99

Information wise, this book deserves 5 stars. Although, there are some things in the book that modern science has already figured out. This is a great...

The Language of Butterflies

The Language of Butterflies

Wendy WilliamsJune 2, 2020$12.99

In this “deeply personal and lyrical book” ( Publishers Weekly ) from the New York Times bestselling author of The Horse, Wendy Williams explores ...

Whole Food for Horses

Whole Food for Horses

Tigger MontagueNovember 10, 2016$4.99

Tigger Montague takes the seemingly complicated question of what to feed horses and clears up the confusion.  Whole Food for Horses is a simple, ...

Tree Story

Tree Story

Valerie TrouetApril 21, 2020$26.99

Children around the world know that to tell how old a tree is, you count its rings. Few people, however, know that research into tree rings has also m...

Encyclopedia of Aquarium and Pond Fish

Encyclopedia of Aquarium and Pond Fish

David AldertonFebruary 12, 2019$10.99

The most complete owner's manual for keeping all types of freshwater and saltwater fish in indoor tropical and coldwater aquariums and outdoor ponds. ...

Mushrooms of the Northwest

Mushrooms of the Northwest

Teresa Marrone & Drew ParkerMarch 12, 2019$11.99

Get This Great Visual Guide to Mushrooms in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington! Hundreds of full-color photographs with easy-to-understand text make this a...

A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa

A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa

Johan MaraisNovember 5, 2011$11.99

This detailed and comprehensive guide to the 151 snakes indigenous to southern Africa covers all essential aspects of snake biology and behaviour. Now...

Scats and Tracks of North America

Scats and Tracks of North America

James HalfpennyAugust 1, 2019$17.99

See those animal signs on the trail? Was that footprint left by a fox or a wolf? Was that pile of droppings deposited by a moose, a mouse, or a marten...

Resilience Thinking

Resilience Thinking

Brian Walker & David SaltJune 22, 2012$28.99

Increasingly, cracks are appearing in the capacity of communities, ecosystems, and landscapes to provide the goods and services that sustain our plane...

Conservation

Conservation

Clive Hambler & Susan M. CanneyJanuary 3, 2013$32.99

The importance of conservation is growing each year, with increasing concerns over the destruction of biodiversity and the rising awareness of ecosyst...

The Nutmeg's Curse

The Nutmeg's Curse

Amitav GhoshOctober 14, 2021$24.99

In this ambitious successor to The Great Derangement, acclaimed writer Amitav Ghosh finds the origins of our contemporary climate crisis in Western co...

The Cougar Conundrum

The Cougar Conundrum

Mark ElbrochAugust 13, 2020$29.99

The relationship between humans and mountain lions has always been uneasy. A century ago, mountain lions were vilified as a threat to livestock and hu...

The Stranger in the Woods

The Stranger in the Woods

Michael FinkelMarch 7, 2017$8.99

Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the ...

The Lost Ways

The Lost Ways

Claude DavisAugust 11, 2021$9.99

432 pages, color, hardcover The SHTF we all prep for is what folks 150 years ago called daily life: no electrical power, no refrigerators, no Internet...

The Feather Thief

The Feather Thief

Kirk Wallace JohnsonApril 24, 2018$12.99

As heard on NPR's This American Life “Absorbing . . . Though it's non-fiction,  The Feather Thief  contains many of the elements of a clas...

The Invention of Nature

The Invention of Nature

Andrea WulfSeptember 15, 2015$9.99

The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed t...

The Shepherd's Life

The Shepherd's Life

James RebanksMay 12, 2015$12.99

The New York Times bestseller and I nternational Phenomenon One of the Top Ten Books of 2015, Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times . "It's bloody marv...

Wilderness and the American Mind

Wilderness and the American Mind

Roderick Frazier Nash & Char MillerJanuary 28, 2014$17.99

Roderick Nash’s classic study of changing attitudes toward wilderness during American history, as well as the origins of the environmental and conse...

Silent Spring

Silent Spring

Rachel CarsonMay 11, 2021$0.99

Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of ...

Islands of Abandonment

Islands of Abandonment

Cal FlynJune 1, 2021$14.99

A beautiful, lyrical exploration of the places where nature is flourishing in our absence   "[Flyn] captures the dread, sadness, and wonder of be...

The Wave

The Wave

Susan CaseySeptember 14, 2010$13.99

From Susan Casey, bestselling author of The Devil’s Teeth , an astonishing book about colossal,  ship-swallowing rogue waves and the surfers wh...

The Perfect Horse

The Perfect Horse

Elizabeth LettsAugust 23, 2016$7.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the remarkable story of the heroic rescue of priceless horses in the clos...

The Ends of the World

The Ends of the World

Peter BrannenJune 13, 2017$9.99

One of Vox’s Most Important Books of the Decade New York Times Editors' Choice 2017 Forbes Top 10 Best Environment, Climate, and Conservation Book o...

Never Cry Wolf

Never Cry Wolf

Farley MowatAugust 4, 2015$11.99

This international bestseller that changed the way we look at wolves “opens new horizons in understanding animal nature and intelligence” ( Newsda...

Arctic Dreams

Arctic Dreams

Barry LopezJune 25, 2013$11.99

This New York Times –bestselling exploration of the Arctic, a National Book Award winner, is “one of the finest books ever written about the far N...

The Story of Stuff

The Story of Stuff

Annie LeonardMarch 9, 2010$13.99

A classic exposé in company with An Inconvenient Truth and Silent Spring , The Story of Stuff expands on the celebrated documentary exploring the thr...

The Orvis Guide to Prospecting for Trout

The Orvis Guide to Prospecting for Trout

Tom RosenbauerOctober 31, 2013$8.99

In this comprehensive and readable guide, Tom Rosenbauer shares his vast knowledge of fly fishing when there is no hatch. Written for both the novice ...

Coming Back Alive

Coming Back Alive

Spike WalkerOctober 11, 2002$11.99

When the fishing vessel La Conte sinks suddenly at night in one-hundred-mile-per-hour winds and record ninety-foot seas during a savage storm in Janua...

Fantastic Fungi

Fantastic Fungi

Paul StametsApril 14, 2020$14.99

2020 IBPA Awards Winner! “Louie Schwartzberg’s lightly informative, delightfully kooky documentary, “Fantastic Fungi,” offers nothing less tha...

Apocalyptic Planet

Apocalyptic Planet

Craig ChildsOctober 2, 2012$9.99

The earth has died many times, and it always comes back looking different. In an exhilarating, surprising exploration of our planet, Craig Childs take...

Kiss the Ground

Kiss the Ground

Josh TickellNovember 14, 2017$13.99

From Josh Tickell, one of America’s most celebrated documentary filmmakers, comes a “fascinating, easy-to-follow blueprint for how eating in ways ...

Our Wild Calling

Our Wild Calling

Richard LouvNovember 5, 2019$9.99

“A book that offers hope.”  — The New York Times Book Review “Richard Louv has done it again. A remarkable book that will help every...

The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds

The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds

Richard CrossleyJanuary 31, 2011$24.99

This stunningly illustrated book from acclaimed birder and photographer Richard Crossley revolutionizes field guide design by providing the first real...

Gotham Unbound

Gotham Unbound

Ted SteinbergJune 3, 2014$14.99

Winner of the 2015 PROSE Award for US History A “fascinating, encyclopedic history…of greater New York City through an ecological lens” ( Publis...

No Impact Man

No Impact Man

Colin BeavanSeptember 1, 2009$11.99

A guilty liberal finally snaps, swears off plastic, goes organic, becomes a bicycle nut, turns off his power, and generally becomes a tree-hugging lun...

Medicinal Herb Gardening: 10 Plants for The Self-Reliant Homestead Prepper

Medicinal Herb Gardening: 10 Plants for The Self-Reliant Homestead Prepper

Jill b. & Jill BongMarch 12, 2016$3.99

What would you do if you're suffering from gangrene and help is NOT on the way? What natural remedy can you grow to help to stop bleeding or help to a...

Bicycling with Butterflies

Bicycling with Butterflies

Sara DykmanApril 13, 2021$14.99

"A lament for our thoughtless destruction of nature and at the same time a celebration of the beauty that remains. The migration of the monarch butter...

Reef Fish Identification - Florida Caribbean Bahamas

Reef Fish Identification - Florida Caribbean Bahamas

Paul Humann & Ned DeLoachMarch 8, 2016$39.99

Reef Fish Identification – Florida Caribbean Bahamas enhanced ebook includes 688 species documented in more than 1200 color underwater photographs. ...

The Sea Around Us

The Sea Around Us

Rachel CarsonMay 11, 2021$3.99

The Sea Around Us is a survey of what we know about the seas of the Earth that while scientifically accurate is also filled with art and wonder of dis...

Believers

Believers

Lisa WellsJuly 20, 2021$14.99

"An essential document of our time." —Charles D’Ambrosio, author of Loitering In search of answers and action, the award-winning poet and essayist...

The Horse Encyclopedia

The Horse Encyclopedia

Elwyn Hartley EdwardsNovember 29, 2016$14.99

From tiny ponies to heavy draught horses and rapid thoroughbreds, explore the history and variety of this noble animal that helped shape human history...

Supervolcano: The Catastrophic Event That Changed the Course of Human History

Supervolcano: The Catastrophic Event That Changed the Course of Human History

Marie Jones & Dr. John M. SavinoNovember 23, 2015$0.99

A revised and updated comprehensive examination of the supervolcanic eruption of Toba in Sumatra, Indonesia over 75,000 years ago, and how it changed ...

The Great Hall of Dinosaurs

The Great Hall of Dinosaurs

William O'ConnorDecember 10, 2015$12.99

Science and Imagination Collide! Inspired by a trip with his young daughter to view the famous dinosaur exhibit of New York City's Museum of Natural H...

Baptized in PCBs

Baptized in PCBs

Ellen Griffith SpearsApril 7, 2014$19.99

In the mid-1990s, residents of Anniston, Alabama, began a legal fight against the agrochemical company Monsanto over the dumping of PCBs in the city's...

Tracing Time

Tracing Time

Craig ChildsFebruary 1, 2022$9.99

Craig Childs bears witness to rock art of the Colorado Plateau —bighorn sheep pecked behind boulders, tiny spirals in stone, human figures with upra...

Jellyfish

Jellyfish

Peter WilliamsApril 13, 2020$14.99

Jellyfish are, like the mythical Medusa, both beautiful and potentially dangerous. Found from pole to tropic, these mesmeric creatures form an importa...

Spiders

Spiders

Lynne KellyFebruary 1, 2009$9.99

Spiders are everywhere. No matter how clean, how stark, how sterile your home, the spiders will come. Spiderlings will balloon in and wait for the ins...

Modoc

Modoc

Ralph HelferOctober 13, 2009$1.99

Spanning several decades and three continents, Modoc is one of the most amazing true animal stories ever told. Raised together in a small German circu...

The Weaponization of Weather in the Phony Climate War

The Weaponization of Weather in the Phony Climate War

Joe BastardiSeptember 8, 2020$9.99

What if climate change is naturally occurring and cyclical? What if trillions of dollars will be spent to accomplish nothing? What if the real agenda ...

Where the Blind Horse Sings

Where the Blind Horse Sings

Kathy Stevens & Elizabeth Marshall ThomasAugust 1, 2009$12.99

More than anything else, this is a book about love. In this deeply moving account, you will hear about Rambo, a sheep who informs the staff when anoth...

100 Catastrophic Disasters

100 Catastrophic Disasters

Nigel CawthorneJune 25, 2008$4.99

100 Catastrophic Disasters is an astounding compendium of natural and man-made disasters. The range of entries is extraordinary, from the bizarre to t...

Tree of Rivers: The Story of the Amazon

Tree of Rivers: The Story of the Amazon

John HemmingNovember 30, 2009$14.99

“In his long career of exploration and scholarship, Hemming has become a powerful advocate for the Amazon.”—The New York Times, John Hemming Ama...

Stolen Harvest

Stolen Harvest

Vandana ShivaJanuary 14, 2016$23.99

For the farmer, the seed is not merely the source of future plants and food; it is a vehicle through which culture and history can be preserved and sp...

Rescuing the Planet

Rescuing the Planet

Tony Hiss & E. O. WilsonMarch 30, 2021$15.99

"As clear a picture of humanity's impact on earth's natural environment as any ever written." --E. O. Wilson (from the Introduction) An urgent, resoun...

Weather For Dummies

Weather For Dummies

John D. CoxJuly 28, 2021$15.99

What in the world is going on up there?  Look up! It’s a bird; it’s a plane; it’s a Polar mesospheric cloud! When you look to the...

The Living Shore

The Living Shore

Rowan JacobsenJuly 1, 2009$13.99

In the 1990s, a marine scientist named Brian Kingzett was commissioned to survey Canada's western coast. He saw amazing sights, from the wildest, ...

Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Steve Trudell & Joe AmmiratiSeptember 1, 2009$14.99

A must-have guide for mushroom hunters in the Pacific Northwest Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest  is a compact, beautifully illustrated field g...

The Rise of Wolf 8

The Rise of Wolf 8

Rick McIntyreOctober 15, 2019$12.99

As told by a world-famous wolf expert, this “powerful origin story of one of Yellowstone’s greatest and most famous wolves” (Washington Post) is...

Animals in Translation

Animals in Translation

Temple Grandin PhDAugust 11, 2009$11.99

With unique personal insight, experience, and hard science, Animals in Translations is the definitive, groundbreaking work on animal behavior and psyc...

Singing Wilderness

Singing Wilderness

Sigurd F OlsonJune 27, 1956$10.99

to do with the calling of loons, with northern lights, and the great silences of land lying northwest of Lake Superior. It is concerned with the simpl...

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America, Second Edition

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America, Second Edition

Roger Tory PetersonApril 7, 2020$16.99

A new edition of the best-selling field guide with 25 all-new plates covering the birds of Hawaii. For decades, the Peterson Field Guide to Birds has ...

The Hidden Life of Trees

The Hidden Life of Trees

Peter Wohlleben & Tim FlannerySeptember 13, 2016$11.99

In The Hidden Life of Trees , Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains the amazing processes of life, death, and regener...

The Ultimate Guide to Mushrooms

The Ultimate Guide to Mushrooms

Guillaume Eyssartier, Julien Norwood & Grace McQuillanMay 5, 2020$16.99

Everything You Could Ever Want to Know about Mushrooms! Mushrooms are an incredibly vast range of species, including all shapes and sizes and colors. ...

Falter

Falter

Bill McKibbenApril 16, 2019$10.99

Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he sugge...

An Elephant in My Kitchen

An Elephant in My Kitchen

Françoise Malby-Anthony & Katja WillemsenNovember 5, 2019$11.99

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER "Malby-Anthony offers a book of great inspiration and wide appeal to nature-loving readers. " —Publishers Weekly A hear...

Mycelium Running

Mycelium Running

Paul StametsOctober 1, 2005$9.99

Mycelium Running is a manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. That’s right: growing more mushrooms may be the best thing we can do to save ...

The Bird Way

The Bird Way

Jennifer AckermanMay 5, 2020$12.99

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Genius of Birds , a radical investigation into the bird way of being, and the recent scientific rese...

A Most Remarkable Creature

A Most Remarkable Creature

Jonathan MeiburgMarch 30, 2021$15.99

“A fascinating, entertaining, and totally engrossing story.”—David Sibley, author of What It's Like to Be a Bird   “Utterly captivating a...

Fatal Forecast

Fatal Forecast

Michael J. TougiasJuly 17, 2007$12.99

A true story of catastrophe and survival at sea, Fatal Forecast is a spellbinding moment-by-moment account of seventy-two hours in the lives of eight ...

The Eighty-Dollar Champion

The Eighty-Dollar Champion

Elizabeth LettsAugust 23, 2011$8.99

#1  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER • The dramatic and inspiring story of a man and his horse, an unlikely duo whose rise to stardom ...

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Annie DillardOctober 13, 2009$10.99

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize “The book is a form of meditation, written with headlong urgency, about seeing. . . . There is an ambition about her bo...

The Old Ways

The Old Ways

Robert MacfarlaneOctober 11, 2012$9.99

From the acclaimed author of The Wild Places and Underland , an exploration of walking and thinking In this exquisitely written book, Robert Macfarlan...

The Soul of an Octopus

The Soul of an Octopus

Sy MontgomeryJuly 12, 2016$12.99

Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction * New York Times Bestseller * Starred Booklist and Library Journal Editors’ Spring Pick * A Huff...

Chesapeake Requiem

Chesapeake Requiem

Earl SwiftAugust 7, 2018$11.99

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  A brilliant, soulful, and timely portrait of a two-hundred-year-old crabbing community in the middle of the C...

The Secret Life of Lobsters

The Secret Life of Lobsters

Trevor CorsonOctober 13, 2009$10.99

“Lobster is served three ways in this fascinating book: by fisherman, scientist and the crustaceans themselves. . . . Corson, who worked aboard comm...

SURVIVAL

SURVIVAL

John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and SchoolMay 1, 2011$6.99

SURVIVAL: A “proven” comprehensive survival manual with concise explanations, pictures, and detailed illustrations; this is an essential book for ...

A Life on Our Planet

A Life on Our Planet

Sir David Attenborough & Jonnie HughesOctober 6, 2020$14.99

*Goodreads Choice Award Winner for Best Science & Technology Book of the Year*  In this scientifically informed account of the changes o...

Grizzly Years

Grizzly Years

Doug PeacockApril 1, 2011$12.99

For nearly twenty years, alone and unarmed, author Doug Peacock traversed the rugged mountains of Montana and Wyoming tracking the magnificent grizzly...

Becoming Wild

Becoming Wild

Carl SafinaApril 14, 2020$12.99

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2020 "In this superbly articulate cri de coeur, Safina gives us a new way of looking at the natural world that is rad...

Fruits in Brazil

Fruits in Brazil

Harri LorenziNovember 19, 2018$25.99

This is the most complete book ever published about fruit; it covers about 1020 different fruits that are cultivated in Brazil (580 native species and...