Gift ideas for Father's Day: Science & nature books

Working with Nature

Working with Nature

Jeremy Purseglove

From cocoa farming in Ghana to the orchards of Kent and the desert badlands of Pakistan, taking a practical approach to sustaining the landscape can mean the difference between prosperity and ruin.  

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Life Changing

Life Changing

Helen Pilcher

In this post-natural history guide, Helen Pilcher invites us to meet key species that have been sculpted by humanity.

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Dark, Salt, Clear

Dark, Salt, Clear

Lamorna Ash

A captivating, lyrical and deeply discerning portrait of life in the Cornish town of Newlyn, the largest working fishing port in Britain, from a brilliant debut writer.   

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Around the World in 80 Trees

Around the World in 80 Trees

Jonathan Drori, Lucille Clerc

Trees are one of humanity's most constant and most varied companions. From India's sacred banyan tree to the fragrant cedar of Lebanon, they offer us sanctuary and inspiration - not to mention the raw materials for everything from...

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Fathoms: The World in the Whale

Fathoms: The World in the Whale

Rebecca Giggs

A stunning meditation on the awe-inspiring lives of whales, revealing what they can teach us about ourselves, our planet, and our relationship to other species.

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The Bird Way

The Bird Way

Jennifer Ackerman

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, here is a radical investigation of the bird way of being and recent scientific research that is dramatically shifting our understanding of birds - how they live...

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The Gospel of the Eels

The Gospel of the Eels

Patrik Svensson, Agnes Broome

The 'Book of the Fair' of the 2019 London Book Fair, with rights sold in over 40 languages, a memoir of fishing for eels, a close yet distant father-son relationship and a riveting journey into the story of the world's most...

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On Pandemics: Deadly Diseases from Bubonic Plague to Coronavirus

On Pandemics: Deadly Diseases from Bubonic Plague to Coronavirus

David Waltner-Towes

Written by a leading epidemiologist, this engrossing book answers our questions about animal diseases that jump to humans - called zoonoses - including why they have become more common in recent history, and what we can do about...

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18 Tiny Deaths

18 Tiny Deaths

Bruce Goldfarb

The unlikely tale of Frances Glessner Lee and her revolutionary work in forensic science through the creation of the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, a series of dollhouse-sized crime scene dioramas that she used to teach...

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The Body: A Guide for Occupants

The Body: A Guide for Occupants

Bill Bryson

A wonderful successor to A Short History of Nearly Everything, this book will have you marvelling at the form you occupy, and celebrating the genius of your existence, time and time again.

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 Read reviewDiary of a Young Naturalist

Diary of a Young Naturalist

Dara McAnulty

An astonishing, evocative exploration of the natural world and all its wonders, by 15-year-old conservationist and rising literary star Dara McAnulty.     

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