Recommended Nature Writing

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List of the Month: April 2021 Add your recommended works of nature writing to the list. Nonfiction, fiction, and poetry are all welcome. Please only thumb down if the books is not a work of nature writing.
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DetailMuse, raidergirl3, krazy4katz, CoriatLib, Heather39, perennialreader, -Cee-, gylafowler, SoccerMomKnits, Booksplorer, Tosta
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krazy4katz: I had forgotten this book until I saw it listed here and went back to my library to find it. One of the most beautiful books I have ever read!
perennialreader: Such a simple book and so delightful.
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lorax, stretch, mldg, PaperbackPirate, elenchus, Heather39, perennialreader, emglider, steller0707, Tosta
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perennialreader: As relevant today as when it was published.
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tardis, DetailMuse, CorneliusNepos, claire.rivers, dhm, CDay, sturlington, perennialreader, gylafowler
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perennialreader: Wonderful way of looking at nature and our relationship to the earth.
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ursula, hipdeep, norabelle414, NorthernTeacher, al.vick, Cora-R, maschi, RaeCreated
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al.vick: Endangered animals, reasons for conservation, and Douglas Adams humor. How could you go wrong? If you have not read this, you are really missing a gem!
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hipdeep, SilentInAWay, dhm, jburlinson, FAMeulstee, shelfoflisa, gypsysmom, kristilabrie
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kristilabrie: One of my first loves in nature writing. An early favorite.
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hailelib, lilithcat, CDay, vwinsloe
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lilithcat: My review says it all: https://www.librarything.com/work/160624/reviews/531710
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janoorani24, SilentInAWay, jwk, danbennett
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janoorani24: A mesmerizing exploration of the Arctic landscape.
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hipdeep, mikej, susanbooks, ahef1963, steller0707,Hanno ,arethusarose ,alsocass
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susanbooks: Not explicitly nature writing, but implicitly so: a story of what happens, eras later, when humanity's resource extraction has run amok.
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mikej, FAMeulstee, birder4106
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birder4106: Bücherlisten über die Natur ohne Darwin, Wegener und Wallace: undenkbar!
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lilithcat, CoriatLib, spiphany
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lilithcat: Henry Beston, whose book The Outermost House I recommended here, gave this one high praise. So do I.
spiphany: Not as well known today, but more representative of Carson's nature writing than Silent Spring
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hailelib, raidergirl3, perennialreader
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perennialreader: Mary Anning is a fossil hunter with a passion for her work. One of the most interesting female scientist.
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laruebk, Charon07
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uru, Lyttlefold
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douggob, jwk
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rshart3, eronn
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Bookmarque, kristilabrie
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kristilabrie: We used this book in my Natural History course at UMO: such beautiful illustrations and illustrative writing, I still follow these concepts on my nature hikes.
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perennialreader, mgnm
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perennialreader: Great information about the complicated world of monarch migration.
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pickupf, RailMilFic
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pickupf: See review by LT member jeane. "Don Coyote" was a ground-breaking wildlife study in 1986, and the American Library Association named it one of the ten top books of the decade."
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mldg, mgnm
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tardis, kristilabrie
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tardis: Field guides are a key way of enhancing one's knowledge and appreciation of nature. I love them.
kristilabrie: Yes it's a field guide—not sure if I'm bending the rules here—but I use this book so often, I LOVE birding and checking off new species in the back.
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mikej, Kristelh
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Oberon, emglider
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CaitZ, gypsysmom
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noveltea, Faranae
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DetailMuse, Comatoes
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Comatoes: How does death announce itself in nature? This book describes death in numinous ways.
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pondelro, ncsurfer
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FAMeulstee, EMS_24
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charl08, aileverte
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Navarone
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unctifer
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fulner
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Comatoes: One of the first frameworks for nature writing.
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tardis
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tardis: I could have added ALL of Durrell's books, but I restrained myself :)
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