READING

I thought I’d create this new page to list the wildlife-related books I’ve been reading, most highly recommended, some thought-provoking, all interesting:

Hugh Aldersey-Williams, Tide: The science and lore of the greatest force on earth, Penguin, London, 2017
Patrick Barkham, Badgerlands: The twilight world of Britain’s most enigmatic animal, Granta, London, 2013
Simon Barnes, Birdwatching with your eyes close: an introduction to birdsong, Short Books, London, 2011
Simon Barnes, The Meaning of Birds, Head of Zeus, London, 2017
Simon Barnes, Rewild Yourself: 23 spellbinding ways to make nature more visible, Simon & Schuster, London, 2018
Miriam Darlington, Otter Country: In search of the wild otter, Granta, London, 2012
Mike Dilger, Nightingales in November: A year in the lives of twelve British birds, Bloomsbury, London, 2016
Dave Goulson, A Sting in the Tale, Jonathan Cape, London, 2013
Philip Hoare, The Sea Inside, Fourth Estate, London, 2013
John Lewis-Stempel, Meadowland: The private life of an English field, Random House, London, 2014
John Lewis-Stempel, The Running Hare: The secret life of farmland, Random House, London 2016
John Lewis-Stempel, The Wood: The life and times of Cockshutt Wood, Doubleday, London, 2018
David Lindo, The Urban Birder, New Holland, London, 2013
James Macdonald Lockhart, Raptor: A journey through birds, 4th estate, London, 2016
Richard Mabey, The Ash and the Beech: the drama of woodland change, Vintage, London, 2007
Helen Macdonald, H is for Hawk, Jonathan Cape, London, 2014
Matt Merritt, A Sky Full of Birds: In search of murders, murmurations and Britain’s great bird gatherings, Rider, London, 2016
Stephen Moss, The Robin: A biography, Penguin Random House, London, 2017
Fred Pearce, The New Wild: Why invasive species will be nature’s salvation, Icon Books, London, 2015
Rosamund Richardson, Waiting for the Albino Dunnock: How birds can change your life, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2017
Alice Roberts, Tamed: Ten species that changed our world, Penguin, London, 2017
Marianne Taylor, The Way of the Hare, Bloomsbury, London, 2017
Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss, Wonderland: A year of Britain’s wildlife, day by day, Hodder & Stoughton, London, 2017
John Wright, The Naming of the Shrew: A curious history of Latin names, Bloomsbury, London, 2015