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- Taylor Trade Publishing 2016; US$ 15.99
25 Myths That Are Destroying the Environment explores the many myths circulating in ecological and political discussions. These myths often drive policy, and Botkin is here to set the record straight. What may seem like an environmentally conscious action may very well be bringing about the unnatural destruction of habitats and ecosystems. more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2015; US$ 39.95
Abbey in America , published forty years after Abbey?s popular novel The Monkey Wrench Gang , features an all-star list of contributors, including journalists, authors, scholars, and two of Abbey?s best friends as they explore Abbey?s ideas and legacy through their unique literary, personal, and scholarly perspectives. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
The acclaimed National Book Award winner gives us a collection of spellbinding new essays that, read together, form a jigsaw-puzzle portrait of an extraordinary man. With the publication of his best-selling Of Wolves and Men, and with the astonishing originality of Arctic Dreams, Barry Lopez established himself as that rare writer whose every... more...
- Canongate Books 2016; US$ 13.29
Annie Dillard has spent a lifetime examining the world around her with eyes wide open, drinking in all things intensely and relentlessly. Whether observing a sublime lunar eclipse or a moth consumed in a candle flame, the trembling of lily pads on a pond or hundreds of red-winged blackbirds taking flight, Dillard's awe at the fragility of the natural... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 12.79
In recognition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author?s long and lauded career as a master essayist, a landmark collection, including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work, rigorously curated by the author herself. ?A writer who never seems tired, who has never plodded her way through a page or sentence, Dillard can only be enjoyed by a... more...
- Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 34.99
In Russia?s Far East sits the wild Ussuri Kray, a region known for its remote highlands and rugged mountain passes where tigers and bears roam the cliffs, and salmon and lenok navigate the rivers. In this collection of travel writing by famed Russian explorer and naturalist Vladimir K. Arsenyev (1872-1930), readers are shuttled back to the turn of... more...
- Trinity University Press 2012; US$ 15.99
Not much can be said with certainty about the life of Claudius Aelianus, known to us as Aelian. He was born sometime between A.D. 165 and 170 in the hill town of Praeneste, what is now Palestrina, about twenty-five miles from Rome, Italy. He grew up speaking that town?s version of Latin, a dialect that other speakers of the language seem to have found... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 40.00
As industry and technology proliferate in modern society, sustainability has jumped to the forefront of contemporary political and environmental discussions. The balance between progress and the earth's ability to provide for its inhabitants grows increasingly precarious as we attempt to achieve sustainable development. In The Agrarian Vision:... more...
- Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 19.99
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...