2009-10-13T07:00:00Z "James Prosek has eloquently demonstrated that angling is a kind of universal language. . . . he has taken us on an unforgettable journey." -- Thomas McGuane, author of The Cadence of Grass and The Longest Silence: A Life in Fishing
The New York Times has called James Prosek "the Audubon of the fishing world," and in Fly-Fishing the 41st, h...[Read More]
2013-03-21T07:00:00Z A special edition of one of the greatest masterpieces of the environmental movement--plus original photographs and other writings on environmental ethics
Since his death in 1948, Aldo Leopold has been increasingly recognized as one of the indispensable figures of American environmentalism. A pioneering forester, sportsman, wildlife manager, and eco...[Read More]
2017-03-07T08:00:00Z NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER o The remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality--not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own.
"A meditation on solitude, wildness and survival." --The Wall Street Journal In 1986, a shy...[Read More]
2014-03-18T07:00:00Z For fans of The Lost City of Z, Walking the Amazon, and Turn Right at Machu Picchu comes naturalist and explorer Paul Rosolie's extraordinary adventure in the uncharted tributaries of the Western Amazon--a tale of discovery that vividly captures the awe, beauty, and isolation of this endangered land and presents an impassioned call to save it.
2009-10-13T07:00:00Z What happens when a graduate of MIT, the bastion of technological advancement, and his bride move to a community so primitive in its technology that even Amish groups consider it antiquated?
Eric Brende conceives a real-life experiment: to see if, in fact, all our cell phones, wide-screen TVs, and SUVs have made life easier and better -- or whether life w...[Read More]
2009-07-28T07:00:00Z From New York Times bestselling historian Douglas Brinkley comes a sweeping historical narrative and eye-opening look at the pioneering environmental policies of President Theodore Roosevelt, avid bird-watcher, naturalist, and the founding father of America's conservation movement.
In this groundbreaking epic biography, Douglas Brinkley draws on never-bef...[Read More]
2015-09-15T07:00:00Z NATIONAL BESTSELLER o A biography of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world--and in the process created modern environmentalism. o From the acclaimed author of Magnificent Rebels.
"Vivid and exciting.... Wulf's pulsating account brings this dazzling figure back into a da...[Read More]
2012-10-15T07:00:00Z The riveting biography of an heiress, equestrienne, spy-hunter, and patron of ecology
Belle W. Baruch (1899-1964) could outride, outshoot, outhunt, and outsail most of the young men of her elite social circle--abilities that distanced her from other debutantes of 1917. Unapologetic for her athleticism and interests in traditionally masculine pursui...[Read More]
2015-10-20T07:00:00Z Stories and science surrounding the beloved bat, from an ecologist who has dedicated his life to the curious creature.
Few people realize how sophisticated and intelligent bats are. Merlin Tuttle knows, and he has stopped at nothing to find and protect them on every continent they inhabit. Sharing highlights from a lifetime of adventure and discove...[Read More]