Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss

Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and LossAn Indie Next Selection for July 2019An Indies Introduce Selection for Summer Fall 2019 From New York Times opinion writer Margaret Renkl comes an unusual, captivating portrait of a family and of the cycles of joy and grief that inscribe human lives within the natural world Growing up in Alabama,

The Penguin Lessons

The Penguin LessonsI was hoping against hope that the penguin would survive because as of that instant he had a name, and with his name came the beginning of a bond which would last a life time Set against Argentina s turbulent years following the collapse of the corrupt Peronist regime, this is the story of Juan

The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America

The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North AmericaA look at 50 common North American dumb birds For those who have a disdain for birds, or bird lovers with a sense of humor, this snarky, illustrated handbook is equal parts profane, funny, and let s face it true Featuring 50 common North American birds, such as the White Breasted Butt Nugget and

The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

The Death and Life of the Great LakesThe Great Lakes Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Superior hold 20 percent of the world s supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work, and recreation for tens of millions of Americans But they are under threat as never before, and their problems are spreading across the continent.


WildingForced to accept that intensive farming on the heavy clay of their land at Knepp in West Sussex was economically unsustainable, Isabella Tree and her husband Charlie Burrell made a spectacular leap of faith they decided to step back and let nature take over Thanks to the introduction of

The Lost Words

The Lost WordsFrom Acorn to Weasel a gorgeous, hand illustrated, large format spellbook celebrating the magic and wonder of the natural world All over the country, there are words disappearing from children s lives Words like Dandelion, Otter, Bramble, Acorn and Lark represent the natural world of childhood, a

Vanishing Fleece: Adventures in American Wool

Vanishing Fleece: Adventures in American WoolA fast paced account of the year Clara Parkes spent transforming a 676 pound bale of fleece into saleable yarn, and the people and vanishing industry she discovered along the way Join Clara Parkes on a cross country adventure and meet a cast of characters that includes the shepherds, dyers, and

Adventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest Expeditions

Adventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest ExpeditionsIn 1954, a young television presenter named David Attenborough was offered the opportunity of a lifetime to travel the world finding rare and elusive animals for London Zoo s collection, and to film the expeditions for the BBC Now the greatest living advocate of the global ecosystem this is the