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Why Don't Woodpeckers Get Headaches?
And Other Bird Questions You Know You Want to Ask
Written by Mike O'Connor


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $14.95

In 1983, Mike O'Connor opened the Bird Watcher's General Store on Cape Cod, which might well have been the first store devoted solely to birding in the United States. Since that time he has answered thousands of questions about birds, both at his store and while walking down the aisles of... Read more >
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The Truro Bear and Other Adventures
The Truro Bear and Other Adventures
Written by Mary Oliver
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807068854
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The Truro Bear and Other Adventures
Poems and Essays
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

The Truro Bear and Other Adventures, a companion volume to Owls and Other Fantasies and Blue Iris, brings together ten new poems, thirty-five of Oliver's classic poems, and two essays all about mammals, insects, and reptiles. The award-winning poet considers beasts of all kinds: bears, snakes, spiders, porcupines, humpback whales, hermit... Read more >
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Insectopedia
Insectopedia
Written by Hugh Raffles
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375423864
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Insectopedia

Written by Hugh Raffles


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $29.95

A stunningly original exploration of the ties that bind us to the beautiful, ancient, astoundingly accomplished, largely unknown, and unfathomably different species with whom we share the world.
 
For as long as humans have existed, insects have existed, too. Wherever we’ve traveled, they’ve traveled, too. Yet we hardly know them, not... Read more >
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Thoreau and the Art of Life
Thoreau and the Art of Life
Written by Henry David Thoreau, Edited by Roderick MacIver, Illustrated by Roderick MacIver
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556438837
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Thoreau and the Art of Life
Reflections on Nature and the Mystery of Existence
Written by Henry David Thoreau
Edited by Roderick MacIver
Illustrated by Roderick MacIver


Format: Trade Paperback, 116 pages
On Sale: March 16, 2010
Price: $16.95

Featuring nearly 100 luminous watercolor illustrations, Thoreau and the Art of Life collects eloquent passages from the writings of the seminal author and philosopher. Drawn mainly from his journals, the short excerpts provide fascinating insight into his thought processes by presenting his raw, unedited feelings about the things that meant the... Read more >
Wild Comfort
Wild Comfort
Written by Kathleen Dean Moore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590307717
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Wild Comfort
The Solace of Nature
Written by Kathleen Dean Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $15.95

In an effort to make sense of the deaths in quick succession of several loved ones, Kathleen Dean Moore turned to the comfort of the wild, making a series of solitary excursions into ancient forests, wild rivers, remote deserts, and windswept islands to learn what the environment could teach her in... Read more >
Vintage Lopez
Vintage Lopez
Written by Barry Lopez
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307492890
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Vintage Lopez

Written by Barry Lopez


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2010
Price: $8.99

Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the greatest modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions.

“Lopez has such great narrative skill and uses his words so carefully the simple intensity is often nearly overwhelming.” —The Oregonian

Barry Lopez is an unparalleled explorer of the relationship between humanity and... Read more >
Early Spring
Early Spring
Written by Amy Seidl, Introduction by Bill McKibben
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807085974
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Early Spring
An Ecologist and Her Children Wake to a Warming World
Written by Amy Seidl
Introduction by Bill McKibben


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

The human heart is the most sensitive instrument, and that is why Amy Seidl's marvelous book is so important, a new kind of contribution to the rapidly growing library on global warming.—Bill McKibben, from the foreword

Robert Frost wrote about nature and rural life in New England, and Norman Rockwell painted classic... Read more >
Meditations on Nature, Meditations on Silence
Meditations on Nature, Meditations on Silence
Edited by Roderick MacIver
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556439162
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Meditations on Nature, Meditations on Silence

Edited by Roderick MacIver


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2009
Price: $16.95

Meditations on Nature, Meditations on Silence is a collection of hundreds of quotes on the beauty and mystery of the natural world by writers and thinkers, including Aldo Leopold, Rachel Carson, Edward Abbey, Rainer Maria Rilke, Henry David Thoreau, Louise Dickinson Rich, and Lewis Thomas.

Through their inspirational poetry and other writings... Read more >
Walden
Walden
Written by Henry David Thoreau and Terry Tempest Williams, Foreword by Michael McCurdy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590306383
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Walden

Written by Henry David Thoreau and Terry Tempest Williams
Foreword by Michael McCurdy


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $18.95

In July 1845, Henry David Thoreau built a small cottage in the woods near Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts. During the two years and two months he spent there, he began to write Walden, a chronicle of his communion with nature that became one of the most influential and compelling books... Read more >
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The Truro Bear and Other Adventures
The Truro Bear and Other Adventures
Written by Mary Oliver
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807068847
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The Truro Bear and Other Adventures
Poems and Essays
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2008
Price: $23.00

From a poet who teaches us the beauty and magic of the natural world comes a reminder that this world includes "the creatures, with their / thick fur, their shy and wordless gaze. Their / infallible sense of what their lives / are meant to be."

In The Truro Bear and Other... Read more >
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Soaring with Fidel
Soaring with Fidel
Written by David Gessner
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ISBN: 9780807085790
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Soaring with Fidel
An Osprey Odyssey from Cape Cod to Cuba and Beyond
Written by David Gessner


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $15.00

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"As Gessner pursues [the ospreys] down the Eastern Seaboard and even into Cuba with a BBC documentary team at his heels, a lively tale of fish-eating raptors, broken embargoes and a nail-biting race to the finish line ensues . . . Gessner finds his Mecca not in... Read more >
Why Don't Woodpeckers Get Headaches?
Why Don't Woodpeckers Get Headaches?
Written by Mike O'Connor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807085745
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Why Don't Woodpeckers Get Headaches?
And Other Bird Questions You Know You Want to Ask
Written by Mike O'Connor


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2007
Price: $14.95

In 1983, Mike O'Connor opened the Bird Watcher's General Store on Cape Cod, which might well have been the first store devoted solely to birding in the United States. Since that time he has answered thousands of questions about birds, both at his store and while walking down the aisles of... Read more >
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What the Stones Remember
What the Stones Remember
Written by Patrick Lane
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590303894
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What the Stones Remember
A Life Rediscovered
Written by Patrick Lane


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: December 12, 2006
Price: $24.95

In this exquisitely written memoir, poet Patrick Lane describes his raw and tender emergence at age sixty from a lifetime of alcohol and drug addiction. He spent the first year of his sobriety close to home, tending his garden, where he cast his mind back over his life, searching for the... Read more >
Letters from the Hive
Letters from the Hive
Written by Stephen Buchmann and Banning Repplier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553382662
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Letters from the Hive
An Intimate History of Bees, Honey, and Humankind
Written by Stephen Buchmann and Banning Repplier


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 30, 2006
Price: $15.00

They work hard, are devoted to family, love sex, and know the importance of a good piece of real estate. Honey bees, and the daily workings of their close-knit colonies, are one of nature's great miracles. And they produce one of nature's greatest edible bounties: honey. More than just a palate... Read more >
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The Hopes of Snakes
The Hopes of Snakes
Written by Lisa Couturier
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ISBN: 9780807085653
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The Hopes of Snakes
And Other Tales from the Urban Landscape
Written by Lisa Couturier


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2006
Price: $16.00

In The Hopes of Snakes, Lisa Couturier celebrates the stories of forgotten, overlooked animals who have adapted nobly to city and suburban life in the Northeast. With sharp perception and deep humanity, she has found what is so remarkable in the nature we see most often and illuminated it like no... Read more >
Keywords: Nature
Keywords: Nature
Edited by Nadia Tazi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590511091
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Keywords: Nature

Edited by Nadia Tazi


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: December 17, 2005
Price: $15.00

The final installment of an unprecedented intercultural dialogue.

Other Press is proud to present the fifth volume in its groundbreaking Keywords series. Scholars from Africa, the Arab World, China, Europe, India, and the United States share their vision of how nature has been shaped by the cultural and philosophical context of their... Read more >
The Power of Limits
The Power of Limits
Written by Gyorgy Doczi
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ISBN: 9781590302590
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The Power of Limits
Proportional Harmonies in Nature, Art, and Architecture
Written by Gyorgy Doczi


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2005
Price: $29.95

One of the delights of life is the discovery and rediscovery of patterns of order and beauty in nature—designs revealed by slicing through a head of cabbage or an orange, the forms of shells and butterfly wings. These images are awesome not just for their beauty alone, but because they suggest... Read more >
The Ardent Birder
The Ardent Birder
Written by Todd Newberry and Gene Holtan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580087155
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The Ardent Birder
On the Craft of Birdwatching
Written by Todd Newberry and Gene Holtan


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2005
Price: $14.95

If you wash dishes with binoculars around your neck, own more spotting scopes than shoes, and read the Bird Chat listerv before and after your first cup of coffee, then you can only be one thing: an ardent birder. Biology professor and lifelong devotee of our fine feathered friends Todd Newberry... Read more >
Letters from the Hive
Letters from the Hive
Written by Stephen Buchmann and Banning Repplier
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553901511
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Letters from the Hive
An Intimate History of Bees, Honey, and Humankind
Written by Stephen Buchmann and Banning Repplier


Format: eBook, 300 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2005
Price: $11.99

They work hard, are devoted to family, love sex, and know the importance of a good piece of real estate. Honey bees, and the daily workings of their close-knit colonies, are one of nature's great miracles. And they produce one of nature's greatest edible bounties: honey. More than just a palate... Read more >
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