Science and Nature



Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law
by Mary Roach

Join "America’s funniest science writer" (Peter Carlson, Washington Post), Mary Roach, on an irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and humans meet.

Underwater Wild
Underwater Wild
by Craig Foster & Ross Frylinck

From the creators of the Academy Award-winning documentary My Octopus Teacher, an immersive journey into the underwater world that inspired it—and holds transformative lessons for us all.

Hurricane Lizards and Plastic Squid
Hurricane Lizards and Plastic Squid: The Fraught and Fascinating Biology of Climate Change
by Thor Hanson

Award-winning author Thor Hanson tells the remarkable story of how plants and animals are responding to climate change: adjusting, evolving, and sometimes dying.

Atlas of Disappearing Places
Atlas of Disappearing Places: Our Coasts and Oceans in the Climate Crisis
by Christina Conklin and Marina Psaros

An indispensable resource to learn more about the devastating consequences of the climate crisis, this beautiful work of art will engage and inspire readers on the most pressing issue of our time.

Taming Fruit
Taming Fruit: How Orchards Have Transformed the Land, Offered Sanctuary, and Inspired Creativity
by Bernd Brunner

A captivating and richly illustrated cultural history of orchards. Perfect for readers of Michael Pollan’s The Botany of Desire and Mark Kurlansky’s Salt.

Climate Stewardship
Climate Stewardship: Taking Collective Action to Protect California
by Adina Merenlender, Brendan Buhler

Climate Stewardship shares stories from everyday people and shows how their actions enhance the resilience of communities and ecosystems across ten distinct bioregions. Climate science that justifies these actions is woven throughout, making it easy to learn about Earth's complex systems. The authors interpret and communicate these stories in a way that is enjoyable, inspiring, and even amusing.