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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 28.00
For the academic researcher who is switching from basic research to industry, this work provides a broad but concise review of all the functions and requirements of managers in the world of industry. It avoids giving formulaic advice, instead outlining the alternative sets of tools and options for organizational design that are available. The volume... more...
- Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
A Gathering of Birds is an anthology containing selected prose about birds by nineteen famous authors, such as Hudson, Audubon, and Thoreau, and includes brief biographical information about each. The New York Times called the collection “a delightful ‘gathering? that Mr. Peattie has presented, and his own contributions to the book make it something... more...
- Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
In Green Laurels , Donald Culross Peattie combines his extensive knowledge of history's foremost naturalists with his personal observations about the subject to form what the New York Herald Tribune calls "a delightful book...one would not wish to miss on any account." This piece is accurate and precise but according to Nation, "there is not a line... more...
- Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 19.95
An Almanac for Moderns contains a short essay for each day of the year that contemplates a unique but factual aspect of unbridled nature. According to a review in Nation, this collection of essays manages to “appeal to the ordinary lover of nature . . . but the turn of Peattie?s mind is poetic and speculative.? The New York Times calls this book... more...
- Rizzoli 2013; US$ 12.99
A meditation on escaping the chaos of modern life and rediscovering the luxury of solitude. Winner of the Prix Médicis for nonfiction, The Consolations of the Forest is a Thoreau-esque quest to find solace, taken to the extreme. No stranger to inhospitable places, Sylvain Tesson exiles himself to a wooden cabin on Siberia?s Lake Baikal, a full day?s... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 21.95
This entertaining collection of essays from professional scientists and naturalists provides an enlightening look at the lives of field biologists with a passion for the hidden world of nocturnal wildlife. Into the Night explores the harrowing, fascinating, amusing, and largely unheard personal experiences of scientists willing to forsake the safety... more...
- Milkweed Editions 2013; US$ 24.00
An inspired weaving of indigenous knowledge, plant science, and personal narrative from a distinguished professor of science and a Native American whose previous book, Gathering Moss , was awarded the John Burroughs Medal for outstanding nature writing. As a botanist and professor of plant ecology, Robin Wall Kimmerer has spent a career learning... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 14.99
Charles G.D. Roberts was a distinguished poet and novelist whose claim to fame rests on a series of very popular animal stories. Although not a professional naturalist, Roberts based his stories on observations made during time spent in natural surroundings, experiences that began with his boyhood in New Brunswick. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 18.95
To escape the city, to live close to nature in the beauty and quiet of the wilderness, to try to find within oneself a pioneer resourcefulness of spirit, mind, and hand?it is an almost universal dream. Helen Hoover and her husband made it come true for themselves, and this is the richly told story of how they did it. As she demonstrated in The Gift... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95
This is a book that takes us inside the Hoovers? wilderness home during those sixteen Years of the Forest and lets us experience not only the joys and the techniques but also the challenges and travails of going it alone in the beautiful but not always accommodating wilderness, far from the technology and services that city people take for granted.... more...