The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate – Discoveries from a Secret World

In The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in the woodland and the amazing scientific processes behind the wonders of which we are blissfully unaware Much like human

Lab Girl

Acclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which shes studied trees, flowers, seeds, and soil Her first book is a revelatory treatise on plant lifebut it is also so much Lab Girl is a book about work, love, and the mountains that can be moved when those two things come

The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness

In pursuit of the wild, solitary, predatory octopus, popular naturalist Sy Montgomery has practiced true immersion journalism From New England aquarium tanks to the reefs of French Polynesia and the Gulf of Mexico, she has befriended octopuses with strikingly different personalitiesgentle Athena,

Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon's Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart

Growing up in the high desert of California, Jim Doty was poor, with an alcoholic father and a mother chronically depressed and paralyzed by a stroke Today he is the director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education CCARE at Stanford University, of which the Dalai Lama is

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World

Brusatte traces the evolution of dinosaurs from their inauspicious start as small shadow dwellersthemselves the beneficiaries of a mass extinction caused by volcanic eruptions at the beginning of the Triassic periodinto the dominant array of species every wide eyed child memorizes today, T rex,