Books

A New Book Showcases the Beauty and Grit of New York City's Wildflowers

A New Book Showcases the Beauty and Grit of New York City's Wildflowers

— Photographer Andrew Garn reveals, in stunning detail, the diverse flora that many city dwellers may overlook but birds can't do without.
Capturing the Whole History of Conservationism—for Better and Worse

Capturing the Whole History of Conservationism—for Better and Worse

— In her new book ‘Beloved Beasts,’ author Michelle Nijhuis chronicles a movement dedicated to the 'preservation of possibility.'
Elizabeth Kolbert on How We're Trying to Change the Ways We've Changed Nature

Elizabeth Kolbert on How We're Trying to Change the Ways We've Changed Nature

— In 'Under a White Sky,' the acclaimed journalist explores a new frontier of human innovation: undoing the harm that we've already caused.
Seven Reading Recommendations From Audubon Editors

Seven Reading Recommendations From Audubon Editors

— Some of our favorite books—old and new—for birders and nature lovers to curl up with this holiday season
Why Nature Writer Helen Macdonald Says We Need to Embrace the Apocalypse

Why Nature Writer Helen Macdonald Says We Need to Embrace the Apocalypse

— In "Vesper Flights," a timely collection of essays, the bestselling author remains in awe of the natural world, and finds hope amid catastrophe.
Searching for Elusive Blakiston's Fish Owls in the Ancient Forests of Primorye

Searching for Elusive Blakiston's Fish Owls in the Ancient Forests of Primorye

— Jonathan Slaght ventures into far-east Russia to locate the enormous raptors in this excerpt from his new book 'Owls of the Eastern Ice.'
Read an Excerpt From David Sibley's New Book 'What It’s Like to Be a Bird'

Read an Excerpt From David Sibley's New Book 'What It’s Like to Be a Bird'

— In his latest offering, the renowned avian expert explores birds’ remarkable adaptations and abilities, and how their experiences are far richer and more complex than even he realized.
The Woman Behind ‘Birds of America’

The Woman Behind ‘Birds of America’

— An upcoming book gives voice to Lucy Bakewell Audubon, whose invisible labor fueled her husband John James Audubon's famous works.
Ten Birdy Children's Books to Read With Your Fledglings

Ten Birdy Children's Books to Read With Your Fledglings

— Celebrate back-to-school season with these avian-inspired tales, from the joy of the Christmas Bird Count to the story of a wind-blown Whimbrel.
A Sassy Crow Narrates the Zombie Apocalypse in New Novel

A Sassy Crow Narrates the Zombie Apocalypse in New Novel

— “Hollow Kingdom” is Kira Jane Buxton’s love letter to crows featuring junk food, drooling dogs, and the end of humanity.