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The Wonder of Birds: What They Tell Us About Ourselves, the World, and a Be…

A fascinating investigation into the miraculous world of birds and the powerful—and surprising—ways they enrich our lives and sustain the planet

Our relationship to birds is different from our relationship to any other wild creatures. They are found virtually everywhere and we love to watch them, listen to them, keep them as pets, wear their feathers, even converse with them. Birds, Jim Robbins posits, are our most vital connection to nature. They compel us to look to the skies, both…

The Year Of Magical Thinking

Pub Date : 2007-02-13 | Author : Joan Didion | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 0307279723
ISBN 13 : 9780307279729

From one of America’s iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion. Joan Didion explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marria..

Are You An Illusion

Pub Date : 2015-07-03 | Author : Mary Midgley | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317341208
ISBN 13 : 1317341201

In Are You an Illusion? today’s scientific orthodoxy, which treats the self as nothing more than an elaborate illusion, comes under spirited attack. In an impassioned defence of ..

Key Debates In Anthropology

Pub Date : 2003-12-16 | Author : Tim Ingold | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134748822
ISBN 13 : 1134748825

Every year, leading social anthropologists meet to debate a motion at the heart of current theoretical developments in their subject and this book includes the first six of these d..

The College Fear Factor

Pub Date : 2010-02-15 | Author : Rebecca D. Cox | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674053663
ISBN 13 : 0674053664

Rebecca D. Cox draws on five years of interviews and observations at community colleges, where she shows how students and their instructors misunderstand and ultimately fail one an..


Pub Date : 2016-07-12 | Author : Delia Ephron | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101621530
ISBN 13 : 1101621532

A New York Times Bestseller One of People Magazine's Top 10 Books of 2016 Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2016 (Fiction) A Washington Post Bestseller • A Los Angeles Times Bestsel..

Interactive Digital Narrative

Pub Date : 2015-04-10 | Author : Hartmut Koenitz | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317668671
ISBN 13 : 1317668677

The book is concerned with narrative in digital media that changes according to user input—Interactive Digital Narrative (IDN). It provides a broad overview of current issues and..

Biological Science

Pub Date : 1978 | Author : | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : OCLC:796903174
ISBN 13 :