Wilding

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 free roami



Idiot Brain: What Your Head Is Really Up To

Idiot Brain: What Your Head Is Really Up ToThe brain is an absolute marvel the seat of our consciousness, the pinnacle so far of evolutionary progress, and the engine of human experience But it s also messy, fallible, and about 50,000 years out of date We cling to superstitions, remember faces but not names, miss things sitting right in


The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator

The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest PredatorA pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humankind, showing how through millennia, the mosquito has been the single most powerful force in determining humanity s fate n nWhy was gin and tonic the cocktail of choice for Britis



Havboka

HavbokaKunsten fange en kjempehai fra en gummib t p et stort hav gjennom fire rstider n nTo menn i en liten b t Et monster i havdypet under dem Det er er utgangspunktet for Havboka Fra den lille ya Skrova utenfor Lofoten unders kes havet gjennom historie, fortellinger, vitenskap, poesi og mytologi.





The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the UnthinkableAre we deranged The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so How else to explain our imaginative failure in the face of global warming In his first major book of nonfiction since In an Antique Land, Ghosh examines our inability at the level of litera



Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

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A Short History of Nearly Everything

A Short History of Nearly EverythingIn Bryson s biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge to understand and, if possible, answer the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from