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From field guides and "how to" to thought provoking and inspirational, paperback and hardcover... Updated frequently, please check back often!

 

Plant Grow Harvest Repeat: Grow a Bounty of Vegetables, Fruits, and Flowers by Mastering the Art of Succession Planting Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781643260617
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Published: Timber Press - March 15th, 2022

“Wonderfully written, beautifully illustrated, and everything you need to know to get more productivity out of your food garden.” —Joe Lamp’l, creator and executive producer, Growing a Greener World

Discover how to get more out of your growing space with succession planting—carefully planned, continuous seed sowing—and provide


Herbal Handbook: 50 Profiles in Words and Art from the Rare Book Collections of The New York Botanical Garden Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781524759131
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Published: Clarkson Potter - February 22nd, 2022

Herbal Handbook is a charming, information-packed guide to 51 herbs and their uses illustrated with rare botanical art from the renowned archives of The New York Botanical Garden.


Dahlias: A Little Book of Flowers Cover Image
By Tara Austen Weaver, Emily Poole (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781632173614
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Published: Sasquatch Books - February 1st, 2022

Perfect for flower fans, this little love letter to the dahlia is bursting with tips, tricks and facts.
 


Grow More Food: A Vegetable Gardener's Guide to Getting the Biggest Harvest Possible from a Space of Any Size Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781635864090
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - February 1st, 2022

Just how productive can one small vegetable garden be? More productive than one might think!


RHS Gardening School: Everything You Need to Know to Garden Like a Professional Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781784728106
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Published: Mitchell Beazley - February 1st, 2022

A newly-revised and complete guide for keen amateur gardeners and aspiring professionals that draws on the expertise of the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society)

It doesn't matter if you're an old hand at gardening or just starting out, there are always things to discover and opportunities to improve, whether it's mastering a new technique or brushing up on your botany.


The Wok: Recipes and Techniques Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780393541212
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 8th, 2022

#1 New York Times Bestseller • #1 Washington Post Bestseller • One of Time's 10 Most Anticipated Cookbooks of 2022

From J. Kenji López-Alt, the author of the best-selling cookbook The Food Lab: the definitive guide to the science and technique of cooking in a wok.

 


Natural Flava: Quick & Easy Plant-Based Caribbean Recipes Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781526631879
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 1st, 2022

A vibrantly designed Caribbean vegan cookbook from the internationally celebrated duo behind Original Flava.


New England Soups from the Sea: Recipes for Chowders, Bisques, Boils, Stews, and Classic Seafood Medleys Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781682687130
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Published: Countryman Press - March 8th, 2022

From Rhode Island to Maine—80 locally inspired seafood recipes that honor the coastal traditions of America’s northeast.


The Complete Cookbook for Teen Chefs: 70+ Teen-Tested and Teen-Approved Recipes to Cook, Eat and Share Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781948703956
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Published: America's Test Kitchen Kids - March 1st, 2022

For the first time ever, America’s Test Kitchen Kids is bringing their rigorous testing, kitchen knowhow, and hands-on learning to teenagers in the kitchen. Fiercely independent and searching for culinary adventure, teen chefs are ready for exciting, global recipes made to share with friends and family—with the support of fundamental kitchen techniques and approachable instruction.


The Savory Baker: 150 Creative Recipes, from Classic to Modern Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781948703987
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Published: America's Test Kitchen - February 1st, 2022

The ultimate guide to savory baking using fragrant spices and herbs, fresh produce, rich cheeses and meats, and more


The Universe: The Book of the BBC TV Series Presented by Professor Brian Cox Cover Image
By Andrew Cohen, Brian Cox (Foreword by)
$34.99
ISBN: 9780008389321
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Published: William Collins - February 8th, 2022

Every night, above our heads, a drama of epic proportions is playing out. Diamond planets, zombie stars, black holes heavier than a billion Suns. The cast of characters is extraordinary, and each one has its own incredible story to tell.


Impact: How Rocks from Space Led to Life, Culture, and Donkey Kong Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063078925
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Published: William Morrow - February 1st, 2022

A Short History of Nearly Everything meets Astrophysics for People in a Hurry in this humorous, accessible exploration of how meteorites have helped not only build our planet but steered the evolution of life and human culture.


Astroquizzical: Solving the Cosmic Puzzles of Our Planets, Stars, and Galaxies: The Illustrated Edition Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780262046725
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Published: The MIT Press - February 1st, 2022

Exploring the family tree of the cosmos, from humans on Earth to stars and galaxies to the first atoms of the Big Bang; with striking color illustrations.


CRISPR People: The Science and Ethics of Editing Humans Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780262543880
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Published: The MIT Press - March 1st, 2022

What does the birth of babies whose embryos had gone through genome editing mean--for science and for all of us?


Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358645535
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Published: Mariner Books - February 22nd, 2022

New York Times Bestseller | Wall Street Journal Bestseller | Publishers Weekly Bestseller | Publishers Marketplace 2020 Buzz Book  | Amazon Best Book of the Year | Longlisted for the 2022 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award


Otherlands: A Journey Through Earth's Extinct Worlds Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593132883
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Published: Random House - February 1st, 2022

“Immersive . . . bracingly ambitious . . . rewinds the story of life on Earth—from the mammoth steppe of the last Ice Age to the dawn of multicellular creatures over 500 million years ago.”—The Economist


This Way to the Universe: A Theoretical Physicist's Journey to the Edge of Reality Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593184646
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Published: Dutton - February 8th, 2022

For readers of Sean Carroll, Brian Greene, Katie Mack, and anyone who wants to know what theoretical physicists actually do.


A Molecule Away from Madness: Tales of the Hijacked Brain Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324002376
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 8th, 2022

Riveting stories of the brain on the brink, from an acclaimed cognitive neurologist.

Our brains are the most complex machines known to humankind, but they have an Achilles heel: the very molecules that allow us to exist can also sabotage our minds. Here are gripping accounts of unruly molecules and the diseases that form in their wake.


The Man from the Future: The Visionary Life of John von Neumann Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324003991
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 22nd, 2022

An electrifying biography of one of the most extraordinary scientists of the twentieth century and the world he made. 

The smartphones in our pockets and computers like brains. The vagaries of game theory and evolutionary biology. Nuclear weapons and self-replicating spacecrafts. All bear the fingerprints of one remarkable, yet largely overlooked, man: John von Neumann.


Journey of the Mind: How Thinking Emerged from Chaos Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781324006572
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 8th, 2022

Two neuroscientists reveal why consciousness exists and how it works by examining eighteen increasingly intelligent minds, from microbes to humankind—and beyond.


Life Between the Tides Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374251437
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 22nd, 2022

Adam Nicolson explores the marine life inhabiting seashore rockpools with a scientist’s curiosity and a poet’s wonder in this beautifully illustrated book.


The Journeys of Trees: A Story about Forests, People, and the Future Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781324020233
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 22nd, 2022

An urgent and illuminating portrait of forest migration, and of the people studying the forests of the past, protecting the forests of the present, and planting the forests of the future.


Wildflowers of North America: A Coast-To-Coast Guide to More Than 500 Flowering Plants Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781493057818
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - March 15th, 2022

This user-friendly field guide to 600 wildflowers found in North America is organized by color and alphabetically to enable wildflower enthusiasts and nature lovers to identify and learn about the natural and cultural history of flowering plants.


The Social Lives of Animals Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781541600836
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Published: Basic Books - March 1st, 2022

A rat will go out of its way to help a stranger in need. Lions have adopted the calves of their prey. Ants farm fungus in cooperatives.


The Bald Eagle: The Improbable Journey of  America's Bird Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781631495250
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Published: Liveright - March 1st, 2022

Best Books of the Month: Wall Street Journal, Kirkus Reviews

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Gulf, a sweeping cultural and natural history of the bald eagle in America.


Olmsted and Yosemite: Civil War, Abolition, and the National Park Idea Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781952620348
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Published: Library of American Landscape History - March 10th, 2022

During the turbulent decade the United States engaged in a civil war, abolished slavery, and remade the government, the public park emerged as a product of these dramatic changes.


Sentient: How Animals Illuminate the Wonder of Our Human Senses Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982156558
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Published: Atria Books - February 22nd, 2022

Perfect for fans of The Soul of an Octopus and The Genius of Birds, this “masterpiece of science and nature writing” (The Washington Post) explores how we process the world around us through the lens of the incredible sensory capabilities of thirteen animals, revealing that we are not limited to merely five senses.

There is a scie


Sounds Wild and Broken: Sonic Marvels, Evolution's Creativity, and the Crisis of Sensory Extinction Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781984881540
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Published: Viking - March 1st, 2022

“[A] glorious guide to the miracle of life’s sound.The New York Times Book Review

A lyrical exploration of the diverse sounds of our planet, the creative processes that produced these marvels, and the perils that sonic diversity now faces


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