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  • The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating: A True Story
    Elisabeth Tova Bailey
    Paperback: 09/06/2016
    In a work that beautifully demonstrates the rewards of closely observing nature, Elisabeth Bailey shares an ...
  • The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's Most Coveted Fish
    Emily Voigt
    Hardcover: 05/24/2016
    A riveting journey into the bizarre world of the Asian arowana or "dragon fish"—the world's most ...
  • H is for Hawk
    Helen Macdonald
    Paperback: 03/08/2016
    Winner of the 2015 BookBrowse Nonfiction Award

    Obsession, madness, memory, myth, and history combine to achieve...
  • Flight Behavior
    Barbara Kingsolver
    Paperback: 06/04/2013
    Flight Behavior takes on one of the most contentious subjects of our time: climate change. With a deft and ...
  • Ever By My Side: A Memoir in Eight Acts Pets
    Dr. Nick Trout
    Paperback: 02/07/2012
    Tender, wry, and ruminative, Ever By My Side is a tribute to the power and beauty of ordinary life and a ...
  • Bonobo Handshake: A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo
    Vanessa Woods
    Paperback: 06/07/2011
    A young woman follows her fiancé to war-torn Congo to study extremely endangered bonobo apes - who teach ...
  • The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America
    Hannah Nordhaus
    Paperback: 05/24/2011
    The honey bee is a willing conscript, a working wonder, an unseen and crucial link in America's agricultural ...

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