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The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780385542746
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Published: Doubleday - April 6th, 2021

Michio Kaku, renowned theoretical physicist and #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Future of the Mind and The Future of Humanity, tells the story of the greatest quest in all of science.


Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781250787613
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Published: Picador - April 6th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2020

"In this superbly articulate cri de coeur, Safina gives us a new way of looking at the natural world that is radically different."
The Washington Post


Secrets of the Whales Cover Image
By Brian Skerry, James Cameron (Foreword by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781426221873
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Published: National Geographic - April 6th, 2021

This provocative book of photography offers bold new insight into the lives of the world's largest mammals, along with their complex societies. In these pages, we learn that whales share an amazing ability to learn and adapt to opportunities, from specialized feeding strategies to parenting techniques.


Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780525432173
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Published: Vintage - April 6th, 2021

Instant New York Times Best-seller

From the world-renowned physicist and best-selling author of The Elegant Universe comes a captivating exploration of deep time and humanity's search for purpose.


"Few humans share Greene’s mastery of both the latest cosmological science and English prose."


A Most Remarkable Creature: The Hidden Life and Epic Journey of the World's Smartest Birds of Prey Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781101875704
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Published: Knopf - March 30th, 2021

“A fascinating, entertaining, and totally engrossing story.”—David Sibley, author of What It's Like to Be a Bird
 


The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781643260440
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Published: Timber Press - March 30th, 2021

“A timely and much needed call to plant, protect, and delight in these diverse, life-giving giants.”David George Haskell, author of The Forest Unseen and The Songs of Trees

With Bringing Nature Home, Doug Tallamy changed the conversation about gardening in America.


Bicycling with Butterflies: My 10,201-Mile Journey Following the Monarch Migration Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781643260457
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Published: Timber Press - April 13th, 2021

“What a wonderful idea for an adventure!


Brave Green World: How Science Can Save Our Planet Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780262044462
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Published: The MIT Press - March 30th, 2021

How we can harness cutting-edge biology and manufacturing to fight waste and pollution.


Second Nature: Scenes from a World Remade Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374106034
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Published: MCD - March 30th, 2021

From the author of Losing Earth, a beautifully told exploration of our post-natural world that points the way to a new mode of ecological writing.


The Bedside Book of Birds: An Avian Miscellany Cover Image
By Graeme Gibson, Margaret Atwood (Foreword by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780385547130
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Published: Nan A. Talese - March 30th, 2021

Featuring a new foreword by Margaret Atwood!

In this stunning assemblage of words and images, novelist and avid birdwatcher Graeme Gibson offers an extraordinary tribute to the venerable relationship between humans and
birds.
 


National Audubon Society Birds of North America (National Audubon Society Guide) Cover Image
$49.95
ISBN: 9780525655671
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Published: Knopf - April 6th, 2021

From the most trusted name in birding--beloved by millions of backyard enthusiasts and experts alike--comes a completely new and definitive guide to the birds of North America: the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date work of its kind


National Audubon Society Trees of North America (National Audubon Society Guide) Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780525655718
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Published: Knopf - April 6th, 2021

From the creators of the world's most trusted field guides--a go-to source for millions of nature lovers--comes a completely new and unparalleled reference work: the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date guide to the trees of North America.


Bee People and the Bugs They Love Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780806540832
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Published: Citadel - March 30th, 2021

“A successful and funny book that is sure to swell the ranks of the world’s beekeepers.”
New York Times 


A fascinating foray into the obsessions, friendships, scientific curiosity, misfortunes and rewards of suburban beekeeping—through the eyes of a Master Beekeeper . . .

 


Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781324001683
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 9th, 2021

One of Literary Hub's Most Anticipated Books of 2021

A vibrant history of the modern conservation movement—told through the lives and ideas of the people who built it.


The Zoologist's Guide to the Galaxy: What Animals on Earth Reveal About Aliens--and Ourselves Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984881960
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Published: Penguin Press - March 16th, 2021

From a noted Cambridge zoologist, a wildly fun and scientifically sound exploration of what alien life must be like, using universal laws that govern life on Earth and in space.


Animals Cover Image
By HEBE UHART, Robert Croll (Translated by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781939810922
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Published: Archipelago - June 22nd, 2021

From the winner of Argentina's National Endowment of the Arts Prize and the Manuel Rojas Ibero-American Narrative Prize comes this series of reflections on critters and their natural or not-so-natural habitats.


The Garden Source: Inspirational Design Ideas for Gardens and Landscapes Cover Image
By Andrea Jones, James van Sweden (Foreword by)
$45.00
ISBN: 9780847870172
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Published: Rizzoli - March 9th, 2021

This book is the visual resource for anyone looking for garden inspiration, showcasing image after aspirational image of garden designs and solutions.


The Garden in Every Sense and Season: A Year of Insights and Inspiration from My Garden Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643260655
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Published: Timber Press - March 30th, 2021

“Reminds us that the best way to get to know a garden is through our senses. Don't expect to make it through many pages before you feel an urge to run outdoors to reintroduce yourself to your own landscape.” —Michelle Slatalla, Gardenista

So much of gardening is focused on seasonal to-do lists and daily upkeep.


The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Great Vegetables Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781643260853
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Published: Timber Press - March 16th, 2021

Your Backyard Bounty Awaits!
 
You can grow beautiful, healthy, delicious veggies and herbs right from the start—just follow the trustworthy advice found in The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Great Vegetables.


Home Sweet Houseplant: A Room-by-Room Guide to Plant Decor (Living with Plants) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781648290343
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Published: Artisan - April 13th, 2021

Greenify Your Home

No matter what space you’re considering—from a kitchen window to a loft-size living room—this book, adapted from Decorating with Plants, will show you how to find the perfect plant for the perfect spot.


The Art of Flowers (Victoria) Cover Image
By Jordan Marxer (Editor)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781940772875
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Published: 83 Press - April 6th, 2021

The Art of Flowers, the latest lush volume from the editors of Victoria magazine, invites readers to savor quiet moments amid nature's most cherished gifts: flowers.

Divided into three enticing sections, this exquisitely photographed volume offers page after page of floral pageantry.


Milk Street: Tuesday Nights Mediterranean: 125 Simple Weeknight Recipes from the World's Healthiest Cuisine Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780316705998
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Published: Voracious - April 6th, 2021

From the James Beard award-winning Milk Street team, enjoy 125 easy weeknight dinners that bring the flavors of the Mediterranean into your home—with most meals ready in under 45 minutes.
 
Mediterranean cooking is so much more than olive oil, grilled fish, and just-harvested vegetables.


Zero Proof: 90 Non-Alcoholic Recipes for Mindful Drinking Cover Image
By Elva Ramirez, Robert Bredvad (By (photographer))
$22.00
ISBN: 9780358211914
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 13th, 2021

90 spirit-free cocktail recipes from leading and lauded mixologists across the country

More than 100 years after Prohibition was enacted, bartenders are actually excited about people not drinking again. From Dry January and alcohol-free bars opening around the country to people interested in abstaining from drinking for better health, the no-proof movement is one of today'


Wild Sweetness: Recipes Inspired by Nature Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062958426
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Published: Harper Design - March 23rd, 2021

From the creator of the award-winning food blog, Butter and Brioche, comes a unique and beautifully designed full-color cookbook that brings wild flavors to desserts as told through the seasons. 

In Wild Sweetness, Thalia Ho captures the essence of the wild, and re-imagines it on the plate.


Sheet Pan Everything: Deliciously Simple One-Pan Recipes Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525610519
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Published: Appetite by Random House - March 16th, 2021

The simplest way to get a no-fuss delicious dinner on the table? The sheet pan!


The Artisanal Kitchen: Summer Cocktails: Refreshing Margaritas, Mimosas, and Daiquiris—and the World’s Best Gin and Tonic Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781579659820
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Published: Artisan - March 30th, 2021

COOL DRINKS FOR HOT SUMMER DAYS

With their thirst-quenching profile, crisp acidity, and vibrant fruit flavors, juicy summer cocktails are pure refreshment and just what we crave, whether lounging poolside or working the grill.


The Food of Oaxaca: Recipes and Stories from Mexico's Culinary Capital Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780525657309
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Published: Knopf - March 16th, 2021

A groundbreaking cookbook celebrating the distinctive cuisine and culture of Oaxaca, from one of Mexico's most revered chefs. With a foreword by Enrique Olvera.


Super Natural Simple: Whole-Food, Vegetarian Recipes for Real Life [A Cookbook] Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984856883
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Published: Ten Speed Press - March 23rd, 2021

120 whole-food, vegetarian recipes for quick weeknight meals full of flavor, spice, color, and nutrition from the New York Times bestselling author of Super Natural Cooking


The New York Times Cooking No-Recipe Recipes: [A Cookbook] Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984858474
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Published: Ten Speed Press - March 16th, 2021

The debut cookbook from the popular New York Times website and mobile app NYT Cooking, featuring 100 vividly photographed no-recipe recipes to make weeknight cooking more inspired and delicious.
 
You don’t need a recipe. Really, you don’t.
 


At Home in the Kitchen: Simple Recipes from a Chef's Night Off [A Cookbook] Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781984858504
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Published: Ten Speed Press - March 23rd, 2021

120+ recipes for the unfussy dishes—from all-day eggs to 2 a.m. snacks—that the James Beard Award-winning, three-Michelin-starred chef of Manresa cooks at home.

“An instant classic, it defines California cool and wears its sophistication lightly.”—Padma Lakshmi