The Practical Beekeeper: Beekeeping Naturally By far the best and yes... most practical beekeeping book I've ever encountered.
The Bee: A Natural History Before you start beekeeping, read this!
The Clock Of The Long Now: Time and Responsibility Long term thinking and responsibility at its finest... really long term! Think 10 000 years!
How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built A front porch isn't built is a day.. no, buildings learn and adapt with with users... or at least some of them do. Life changing book.
What Technology Wants I read this when it first came out and I'm still digesting it! According to Kelly, technology's not just a tool but a separate branch of life that predates us.
Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America Am yet to find a book that explores our relationship to nature as well as this one does. "Watching people watching animals in America" Enough sadi.
Once and Future Giants: Ancient Extinctions and the Fate of Life on Earth There was a time when North-America looked a lot like Africa. Might it again?
The Wild Life of Our Bodies: Predators, Parasites, and Partners That Shape Who We Are Today Rob masterfully explores the wilderness of out own bodies. Not just what lives on and in is but how our very structure is a product of the environments in which
Every Living Thing: Man's Obsessive Quest to Catalog Life, from Nanobacteria to New Monkeys From Linnaeus to DNA sequencing, Dunn chronicles an epic mission to catalogue ever living thing and why it matters.
Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation Contrary to popular belief, good ideas seldom arrive in eureka moments. Rather, they're the result of slow hunches, succession, and collisions.
The Urban Cliff Revolution: New Findings on the Origins and Evolution of Human Habitats Fantastic book for anyone interested in urban design, natural history, and architecture. Larson lays a strong argument that we (and many of the organisms that w
EcoCities: Rebuilding Cities in Balance with Nature (Revised Edition) What's a city for? According to EcoCities, it's a place for maximizing connections. And that's what nature does! Now then could we merge the two in mutually ben