Back New Titles

SelectReads News
Dearreader template
  New Titles - Outdoors & Nature
New title highlights is brought to you by New Book Alerts. If you would like to see all new titles for this category, click here
 
Cat Castles: 20 Cardboard Habitats You Can Build Yourself
Cat Castles: 20 Cardboard Habitats You Can Build Yourself

Carin Oliver · Quirk Books
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Build your cat "paw-some" homemade habitats with easy instructions and common materials. Shoeboxes and paper bags are fine for other cats. But your favorite felines deserve luxurious living spaces! This DIY construction guide includes fun and easy instructions for making cardboard...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, and the Cosmos, Vol. I: The Immense Journey, The Firmament of Time, The Unexpected Universe, Uncollected Writings
Loren Eiseley: Collected Essays on Evolution, Nature, and the Cosmos, Vol. I: The Immense Journey, The Firmament of Time, The Unexpected Universe, Uncollected Writings

Loren C Eiseley · Library Of America
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

An eminent paleontologist with the soul and skill of a poet, Loren Eiseley (1907-1977) was among the twentieth century's greatest inheritors of the literary tradition of Henry David Thoreau, Charles Darwin, and John Muir, and a precursor to such later writers as Stephen Jay Gould,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History
Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History

Bill Schutt · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 329
Format: Hardcover

"A masterful and compulsively readable book that challenges our preconceived notions about a behavior often sensationalized in our culture and, until just recently, misunderstood in the scientific world." - Ian Tattersall, Curator Emeritus, American Museum of Natural History,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative
The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

Florence Williams · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

An intrepid investigation into nature's restorative benefits by a prize-winning author.For centuries, poets and philosophers extolled the benefits of a walk in the woods: Beethoven drew inspiration from rocks and trees; Wordsworth composed while tromping over the heath; and Nikola Tesla...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The American Fisherman: How Our Nation's Anglers Founded, Fed, Financed, and Forever Shaped the U.S.A.
The American Fisherman: How Our Nation's Anglers Founded, Fed, Financed, and Forever Shaped the U.S.A.

Willie Robertson · William Morrow
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From the Duck Dynasty star and #1 New York Times bestselling author comes a rollicking popular history of fishing in America.American Fisherman traces the impact fishing has had in shaping America's history, and reveals the influential role it has played in defining our lives. Willie...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Expect Great Things: The Life and Search of Henry David Thoreau
Expect Great Things: The Life and Search of Henry David Thoreau

Kevin T Dann · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

To coincide with the bicentennial of Thoreau's birth in 2017, this thrilling, meticulous biography by naturalist and historian Kevin Dann fills a gap in our understanding of one modern history's most important spiritual visionaries by capturing the full arc of Thoreau's life...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals
The Princeton Field Guide to Prehistoric Mammals

Donald R. Prothero · Princeton University Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

After the mass extinction of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, mammals became the dominant terrestrial life form on our planet. Roaming the earth were spectacular beasts such as saber-toothed cats, giant mastodonts, immense ground sloths, and gigantic giraffe-like rhinoceroses. Here is the ultimate...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Call of the Cats: What I Learned about Life and Love from a Feral Colony
Call of the Cats: What I Learned about Life and Love from a Feral Colony

Andrew Bloomfield · New World Library
Pages: 237
Format: Print book

When aspiring screenwriter Andrew Bloomfield moved into a bungalow in Southern California he soon discovered that he shared the property with a large colony of feral cats - untamed, uninterested in human touch, not purring pets in waiting. But after a midnight attack by predators that...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Rainforest
Rainforest

Sara Oldfield · MIT Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

More than half of the world's living species--from the hidden forests and exotic mammals of Madagascar to the multicolored birds and butterflies of Central America--are found almost exclusively within the rainforest canopy. Illustrated with 200 spectacular color photographs, Rainforest...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Tropical Fruits and Other Edible Plants of the World: An Illustrated Guide
Tropical Fruits and Other Edible Plants of the World: An Illustrated Guide

Rolf Blancke · A Zona Tropical publication
Pages: 339
Format: Print book

Tropical fruits such as banana, mango, papaya, and pineapple are familiar and treasured staples of our diets, and consequently of great commercial importance, but there are many other interesting species that are little known to inhabitants of temperate regions. What delicacies are best...
Read More check catalog