nature-travel books
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  • Wild Sex: The Science Behind Mating in the Animal Kingdom
    Views : 159
    Pages : 400

    by: Carin Bondar

    Publisher: pPegasus Books

    Book Description

    A lively exploration of “the nitty-gritty of the diverse sex life of animals.”

    Bondar—who is the lead presenter on Discovery World’s Brave New World with Stephen Hawking and whose Web series “Wild Sex” has attracte ... more

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    2016-08-02

    ISBN-10: 1681771667

    ISBN-13: 9781681771663

    Language: English

  • Venomous: How Earth's Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry
    Views : 105
    Pages : 256

    by: Christie Wilcox

    Publisher: pScientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux

    Book Description

    How the creatures that embody some of mankind's deepest fears use toxic substances to defend themselves against predators and to prey on the creatures they eat—and why this is important to us today.

    “There are two kinds of venom scie ... more

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    2016-08-09

    ISBN-10: 0374283370

    ISBN-13: 9780374283377

    Language: English

  • Tastes Like Chicken: A History of America's Favorite Bird
    Views : 151
    Pages : 272

    by: Emelyn Rude

    Publisher: pPegasus Books

    Book Description

    In her first book, a food historian with a feature writer’s flair illuminates the culinary history of the now-ubiquitous chicken.

    Though the chicken would seem to be a subject that everybody knows about, Rude makes the humble bird’s ... more

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    2016-08-02

    ISBN-10: 1681771632

    ISBN-13: 9781681771632

    Language: English

  • How to Travel without Seeing: Dispatches from the New Latin America
    Views : 388
    Pages : 224

    by: Andrés Neuman Jeffrey Lawrence

    Publisher: pRestless Books

    Book Description

    The buoyant Neuman (The Things We Don't Do, 2015, etc.) takes readers on a phantasmagoric journey through Latin America.

    Though this travelogue may not provide much substance for fellow travelers, it is nevertheless a virtuoso demo ... more

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    2016-08-30

    ISBN-10: 1632060558

    ISBN-13: 9781632060556

    Language: English

  • Take to the Highway: Arabesques for Travelers
    Views : 58
    Pages : 96

    by: Bryce Milligan

    Publisher: pWest End Press

    Book Description

    In a new collection “for travelers,” Milligan sometimes races and sometimes tools along; no matter the speed, it’s a pleasing ride.

    In a recent interview, former Globe Theatre director Mark Rylance argued that much of Shakespeare’ ... more

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    2016-09-01

    ISBN-10: 0997035307

    ISBN-13: 9780997035308

    Language: English

  • The Fermented Man: A Year on the Front Lines of a Food Revolution
    Views : 264
    Pages : 288

    by: Derek Dellinger

    Publisher: pThe Overlook Press

    Book Description

    A quest to live for a year on “100 percent…fermented meals and fermented drinks.”

    Most people would quickly abandon the idea of eating only one type of food for a year. Writer and brewer Dellinger first contemplated eating only ferm ... more

    Publish on

    2016-07-26

    ISBN-10: 1468309013

    ISBN-13: 9781468309010

    Language: English

  • Zika: The Emerging Epidemic
    Views : 59
    Pages : 208

    by: Donald G. McNeil Jr.

    Publisher: pW. W. Norton & Company

    Book Description

    Frightening words on the Zika virus from a reliable source: a New York Times science reporter who has covered virulent global infections for decades.

    McNeil notes that the mosquito-borne Zika virus was first isolated from a monkey ... more

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    2016-06-28

    ISBN-10: 0393609146

    ISBN-13: 9780393609141

    Language: English