On My Bookshelf

This is a short list of books I've been meaning to read, or have read recently. It's really for my own reference, but friends might find it interesting.


The Animal Dialogues by Craig Childs
Something New Under the Sun by J. R. McNeill
Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
The Land That Could Be by William A. Shutkin
Nature's New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Environmental Movement by Neil Maher
A Natural History of the Senses by Diane Ackerman
The Spell of the Sensuous by David Abram
The Unsettling of America by Wendell Berry
Refuge by Terry Tempest Williams
An Extremely Bad Idea: Three Mad Birders and Their Quest to See It All by Luke Dempsey
The World Without Us by Alan Weisman
In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
The Trees in My Forest by Bernd Heinrich
Cultures of Habitat: On Nature, Culture, and Story by Gary Paul Nabhan
Tracking Desire: A Journey After Swallow-Tailed Kites by Susan Cerulean
The Snoring Bird by Bernd Heinrich
Enslaved by Ducks by Bob Tarte


A Free Life by Ha Jin
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Ten Days in the Hills by Jane Smiley
The Winds of Marble Arch by Connie Willis
Hard Truth by Nevada Barr
The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
Anathem by Neal Stephenson

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