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8 Fabulous New Nonfiction Books to Add to Your TBR in October

October is full of fabulous nonfiction books to add to your TBR, from a speculative memoir to a mediation on bears and the natural world. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-10-02 10:32:00 UTC ]
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US Poet Laureate Ada Limon is publishing a new anthology of 50 poems by 50 poets.

Lit Hub is pleased to announce a new books, published in cooperation with the Library of Congress and edited by the twenty-fourth Poet Laureate of the United States, a collection of poems reflecting on “our relationship to the natural world by fifty of our most celebrated contemporary writers.”... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-06 14:00:57 UTC ]
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How to watch Christian Cooper discuss 'Better Living Through Birding' at L.A. Times Book Club

'Extraordinary Birder' host Christian Cooper brings his memoir 'Better Living Through Birding: Notes From a Black Man in the Natural World' to the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-08-16 20:59:16 UTC ]
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One of the Earliest Science Fiction Utopias Was a Protest Against Patriarchy

Solar power. The end of war. Gender role reversal. Dirigibles. First published in 1905, Rokeya Hossain’s short story “Sultana’s Dream” is steampunk avant la lettre, strikingly advanced in its critique of patriarchy, conflict, conventional kinship structures, industrialization, and the... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-08-08 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Steve Jenkins

Award-winning children’s author and illustrator Steve Jenkins, widely praised for his distinctive and detailed cut- and torn-paper collages depicting animals and the natural world, has died at age 69. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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What do we owe animals? New books reevaluate our relationship to the natural world.

A spate of new books wrestle with complex questions about what humans seek from nature and what we should give back. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-11-01 10:00:00 UTC ]
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How notoriously private poet Mary Oliver once saved a depressed high school student’s life.

On this day in 1935, the highly acclaimed poet Mary Oliver was born in Maple Heights, Ohio. Oliver, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1984 and later the National Book Award for Poetry in 1992, was by all accounts a private person who sought solace in the natural world. Throughout the course of her... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-10 15:24:16 UTC ]
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Napoleon Bonaparte, gardener? Yes, says a new book, the dictator found solace in the natural world

“Napoleon: A Life Told in Gardens and Shadows” and “Empire’s Eagles: The Fate of the Napoleonic Elite in America” show unexpected sides of the military upstart Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-04 14:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins pre-empts Prasad's history of silk

William Collins has pre-empted Aarathi Prasad’s book Silk, a history of “the natural world’s most extraordinary invention”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-01 08:45:54 UTC ]
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Barry Lopez, award-winning writer who ventured into the Arctic, dies at 75

The National Book Award recipient plumbed the natural world for its wisdom, exploring the Arctic tundra, the Antarctic waters and the spaces in between. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-30 17:34:15 UTC ]
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SoA awards £185k in grants for works in progress

The Society of Authors has awarded grants to 48 writers, worth more than £185,000, to enable them to complete works in progress including queer auto-fiction, forgotten histories, and books about post-colonial Kenya and the natural world. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 04:36:42 UTC ]
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Helen Macdonald’s ‘Vesper Flights’ — like ‘H Is for Hawk’ — is a beautiful, poignant celebration of the natural world

These 41 essays tell another type of nature story, one that asks readers to see the natural world as something other than a reflection of themselves. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-24 14:25:16 UTC ]
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McGowan and Tan take CILIP medals with titles inspired by the natural world

Anthony McGowan and Shaun Tan this week won the CILIP Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway Medal respectively for their books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 14:49:12 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown 4: #CultureConnectsUs

Like moons, Ancient Greece and adolescence, spring has given writers inspiration for centuries. “To what purpose, April, do you return again?” asks Edna St Vincent Millay, noting the “redness / of little leaves” and “the spikes of the crocus”. To Shakespeare, this time of year puts “the spirit... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-05-01 14:56:50 UTC ]
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Audible acquires audio-exclusive title on animal behaviour

Audible is to publish audio exclusive title, Animal Societies: How Co-Operation Conquered the Natural World, by Professor Ashley Ward. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 12:27:09 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: November 20, 2019

Ahead of tonight’s ceremony, we looked back at every National Book Award for Fiction and Nonfiction winner of the 21st century. | Book Marks “A closeness comes from an every-day giving of attention.” Nina McLaughlin on finding the natural world in Ovid. | Lit Hub What does the debutante ball... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-20 11:30:40 UTC ]
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Nnedi Okorafor on Writing and Narrating the Audiobook of Her Memoir

Author Nnedi Okorafor is known for her award-winning Afrofuturist works, stories rooted in African culture and perspective that explore beyond the realm of what is currently possible. Okorafor’s writing examines the intersection of technology, the natural world, and magic, building a world in... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-17 08:47:48 UTC ]
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In ‘Surfacing,’ Kathleen Jamie ponders the natural world and our place in it

The poet and essayist recalls visiting two archaeological sites where “the past can spill out of the earth, become the present.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-03 16:54:28 UTC ]
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Bluebird lands Crossley's guide to reconnecting with nature

Bluebird has landed an illustrated guide to reconnecting with the natural world by floral artist and nature writer Willow Crossley. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-05 07:46:27 UTC ]
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How Gyo Fujikawa Drew Freedom in Children’s Books

Sarah Larson writes about the illustrator Gyo Fujikawa, whose children’s books celebrated the beauty and power of the natural world and the earthly pleasures of the people walking around in it. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2019-06-21 19:01:35 UTC ]
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