Nature Writing

Autumn is a beautiful time of year to spend outdoors, but it’s also a perfect season to curl up with a book. Whichever you prefer, you can reconnect with nature, ponder your place in the animal kingdom, and immerse yourself in the rhythm and routines of the wilderness around us with these pieces of nature writing.  

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Life Between the Tides

A gorgeously illustrated book exploring the intricate universe of marine life in coastal tide pools. The author constructs his own rockpools along the Scottish shore to observe in detail the lives of anemones, periwinkles, crabs, and the many more tiny, wondrous creatures lurking just below the surface of the sea.

Sparrow Envy

A luminous little collection of nature poetry that meditates on the wonder of birds and other wild creatures, as well as the experience of often being the only Black man birdwatching, examining the question of who natural spaces are for. You can also check out this title as eBook on Hoopla.