The Overstory

The OverstoryThe Overstory is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of and paean to the natural world From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from anteb

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

No One Is Too Small to Make a Differencen The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations nIn August 2018 a fifteen year old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to protest the cli


UnshelteredThe New York Times bestselling author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, and The Poisonwood Bible and recipient of numerous literary awards including the National Humanities Medal, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the Orange Prize returns with a timely novel that interweaves past and present to exp

A Children's Bible

A Children's BiblePulitzer Prize finalist Lydia Millet s sublime new novel her first since the National Book Award long listed Sweet Lamb of Heaven follows a group of twelve eerily mature children on a forced vacation with their families at a sprawling lakeside mansion n nContemptuous of their parents, who pass their

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After WarmingIt is worse, much worse, than you think If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible In California, wildfires now rage year round, destroying thousands of homes Across the US, 500 year storms pum


HikeTake to the trails for a celebration of nature and a day spent with dad n nIn the cool and quiet early light of morning, a father and child wake up Today they re going on a hike Follow the duo into the mountains as they witness the magic of the wilderness, overcome challenges, and play a small r

The Way the World Ends (Warmer Collection #1)

The Way the World Ends (Warmer Collection #1)Sleet in Mississippi In March A crazy ice storm lays waste to the South in a 1 New York Times bestselling author s invigorating, touching story of one slippery night, an open bar, and total abandon.For three strangers whose paths will cross, the storm hasn t even reached its peak Two of them are

Losing Earth: A Recent History

Losing Earth: A Recent HistoryBy 1979, we knew nearly everything we understand today about climate change including how to stop it Over the next decade, a handful of scientists, politicians, and strategists, led by two unlikely heroes, risked their careers in a desperate, escalating campaign to convince the world to act before

Gun Island

Gun IslandBundook Gun A common word, but one which turns Deen Datta s world upside down.A dealer of rare books, Deen is used to a quiet life spent indoors, but as his once solid beliefs begin to shift, he is forced to set out on an extraordinary journey one that takes him from India to Los Angeles and Veni

Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale

Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage SaleDownsizing Decluttering A parent s death Sooner or later, all of us are faced with things we no longer need or want But when we drop our old clothes and other items off at a local donation center, where do they go Sometimes across the country or even halfway across the world to people and place

Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver

Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave DiverFrom one of the world s most renowned cave divers, a firsthand account of exploring the earth s final frontier the hidden depths of our oceans and the sunken caves inside our planetMore people have died exploring underwater caves than climbing Mount Everest, and we know about deep space than w

Silent Spring

Silent SpringRachel Carson s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962 The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land,

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The ClimateForget everything you think you know about global warming It s not about carbon it s about capitalism The good news is that we can seize this crisis to transform our failed economic system and build something radically better.In her most provocative book yet, Naomi Klein, author of the global be

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural HistoryOver the last half billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impac

The World Without Us

The World Without UsA penetrating, page turning tour of a post human Earth n nIn The World Without Us, Alan Weisman offers an utterly original approach to questions of humanity s impact on the planet he asks us to envision our Earth, without us In this far reaching narrative, Weisman explains how our massive infrastruc