Elissa Cooper

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Tales from the Ant World

Readers seeking an accessible natural history on an often-misunderstood insect will appreciate Wilson’s modest, conversational tone in this brief look at his lifetime of appreciating nature’s small wonders, whether found in the backyard

The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World

This beautifully crafted book challenges us not only to understand eels but our own selves. Highly recommended.
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Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace

Though wide ranging at times, this work should interest fans of Safina and general readers seeking to learn more about animal behavior.
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Writing Wild: Women Poets, Ramblers, and Mavericks Who Shape How We See the Natural World

As a succinct introduction to women nature writers, this elegant compilation should have a broad reach and inspire readers to seek out more about the authors featured.

Tree Story: The History of the World Written in Rings

With this brief, accessible look at the wisdom of tree rings, Trouet draws readers into a narrative that clearly displays her joy for her work and offers some fun with word play.

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The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

Those who appreciated the article will want to see the author's assertions expanded.
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Beetles: The Natural History and Diversity of Coleoptera

For educated, devoted entomologists.

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