Nature and Environmental Book Reviews

Short List of Best Nature and Environmental Books



Nature and Environmental Book Reviews

As you may have guessed, David Yarian loves to read. In this section of he shares longer reviews of some of his favorite books on nature, natural history and the environment.

These are great reads - informative, often adventurous, and certainly enlightening! Click on the title to access the review.

A Collaboration with Nature
Andy Goldsworthy

The Birds of Heaven: Travels with Cranes
Peter Matthiessen

Eating Stone: Imagination and the Loss of the Wild
Ellen Meloy

Elephant Memories: Thirteen Years in the Life of an Elephant
Cynthia Moss

The Eternal Frontier: An Ecological History of North America and Its Peoples
Tim Flannery

Forest Giants of the Pacific Coast
Robert Van Pelt

Kingbird Highway: The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme Birder
Kenn Kaufman

Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth
Mark Hertsgaard

The Last Wild Wolves: Ghosts of the Rain Forest
Ian McAllister

No Way Home: The Decline of the World's Great Animal Migrations
David S. Wilcove

The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
Candice Millard

The Unnatural History of the Sea
Callum Roberts

Wallace Stegner and the American West
Philip L. Fradkin

Wilderness and Razor Wire: A Naturalist's Observations from Prison
Ken Lamberton

The World Without Us
Alan Weisman

The Year of the Flood
Margaret Atwood


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