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Love at First Bark by Julie Klam

“Klam follows her first dog-oir (You Had Me at Woof) with whimsical reflections on some of the dog rescues in which she’s participated. She finds the more she works with these dogs, the kinder she is to the two-legged creatures around her. A few lucky people are natural storytellers, and Klam is one of them. Not only am I sure she could make a visit to the dentist sound funnier than most jokes, but she’s also nearly convinced me that dogs can make you a better person.” —Library Journal, starred review

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$22.95
ISBN: 9781594488283
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Published: Riverhead Hardcover - October 18th, 2011

The Best American Science Writing 2011

Edited by Rebecca Skloot, award-winning science writer and bestselling author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, and her father, Floyd Skloot, an award-winning poet and writer, and past contributor to the series, The Best American Science Writing 2011 collects into one volume the most crucial, thought-provoking, and engaging science writing of the year. This diverse collection of 20 articles tackles a wide range of scientific issues of the day, from health and aging to computer viruses and terrorism.

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$14.99
ISBN: 9780062091246
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Published: Ecco - September 27th, 2011

Deep Blue Home by Julia Whitty

I love the phrase “Intimate Ecology of our Wild Ocean”; it is a carefully worded sentence that perfectly sums up what this book is about. Whitty has been a passionate diver and writer her entire life, and you can feel this in every sentence of her book. She explores coastlines and undersea landscapes inch by inch, reveling in small details and vast histories. Sure to spur conversation about conservation and our species’ impact on the Earth’s dazzling and precious ecosystems.

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$16.95
ISBN: 9780547520339
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Published: Mariner Books - July 14th, 2011

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