Booklist

Christmas 2021: Science & Natural History

Selected by the Bookshop


From the publisher:
The science on climate change has been clear for a very long time now. Yet despite decades of appeals, mass street protests, petition campaigns, and peaceful demonstrations, we are still facing a booming fossil fuel industry, rising …

From the publisher:
An inspirational and beautifully illustrated book that tells the stories of 80 plants from around the globe.In his follow-up to the bestselling Around the World in 80 Trees, Jonathan Drori takes another trip across the globe, bringing to…

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'A remarkable book' Robert Macfarlane'A distinctive new voice: attentive and tender' Amy Liptrot'Elegant, understated, urgent and nourishing' Jessica J. LeeHome is many people and places and languages, some separated by oceans.Nina Mingya…

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‘Archipelago met and extended my own strong sense, nearly fifteen years ago now, that there was a need to turn the compass-rose of some story-telling and art in Britain and Ireland, away from the south and east and towards the…

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‘Do not miss this book’ NAOMI KLEIN, author of This Changes EverythingThe history of the nutmeg is one of conquest and exploitation – of both human life and the natural environment – and the origin of our…

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Anil Seth's radical new theory of consciousness challenges our understanding of perception and reality, doing for brain science what Dawkins did for evolutionary biology.'A brilliant beast of a book. Seth proposes to explain not just what…

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A cosy and delightful book - a real joy to behold.' Daily MailA beautifully illustrated guide to nature through the seasons by much-loved printmaker Angela Harding.The cover of this stunning book has an exclusive triptych printed on the…

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'Compelling, penetrating, devastating - Silent Earth is a wake-up call for the world.' Isabella TreeInsects are essential for life as we know it. As they become more scarce, our world will slowly grind to a halt; we simply cannot function…

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