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How to Change Your Mind

SCIENCE

How to Change Your Mind

Reviewed by Melissa H. Pierson ×

Tune in, turn on and turn off the "default-mode network": Michael Pollan takes a trip into the neuroscience of psychedelics.
Darwin Comes to Town

NATURE

Darwin Comes to Town

Reviewed by Tess Taylor ×

We think of evolution as a force that happens in the green wild, far away from city streets. But the metropolis may be the strongest driver of change in nature.
The Seabird’s Cry: The Lives and Loves of the Planet’s Great Ocean Voyagers

NATURE

The Seabird’s Cry: The Lives and Loves of the Planet’s Great Ocean Voyagers

Reviewed by Peter Lewis ×

Adam Nicholson argues that the creatures who make a home between ocean and sky have a great deal to teach us -- if they can survive.
Leaving Walden

DAYBOOK

Leaving Walden

By Steve King ×

"I left the woods for as good a reason as I went there," wrote Henry David Thoreau.
Self-portrait

INTERVIEW

Not the Peaceable Kingdom: Melissa Harris on Michael Nichols

A Conversation with Ted Panken ×

Melissa Harris talks about how the dazzling nature photography of the "swashbuckling" Michael Nichols captures moments of untamed beauty....
Islands of Wildness

NATURE

Islands of Wildness

Review by Peter Lewis ×

In two new books, Terry Tempest Williams and David Quammen celebrate the glory of America's national parks -- and look with concern at their future. Review by Peter Lewis.
Back from the Underworld: Helen Macdonald’s Wanderlust

NATURE

Back from the Underworld: Helen Macdonald’s Wanderlust

Posted by Tess Taylor ×

Tess Taylor meets with the author of "H is for Hawk" and the new collection "Shaler's Fish" for birdwatching and a talk about "zugunruhe."
The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New

ESSAYS

The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New

Reviewed by Troy Jollimore ×

Why do we read Annie Dillard? To find out what happens when a writer takes on the impossible task of capturing what lies beyond words. Review by Troy Jollimore.
Ten Secrets from “The Secret History of Kindness”

ANIMALS

Ten Secrets from “The Secret History of Kindness”

By Melissa H. Pierson ×

A primer of fascinating information about the rapport between man and man's best friend, from Melissa Holbrook Pierson's guide to "Learning from How Dogs Learn"....
The Intimate Bond: How Animals Shaped Human History

HUMAN NATURE

The Intimate Bond: How Animals Shaped Human History

Reviewed by Melissa H. Pierson ×

The creatures who've fostered civilization, from the court of Julius Caesar to your own backyard. Review by Melissa Holbrook Pierson.
When the Well’s Dry

DAYBOOK

When the Well’s Dry

by Steve King ×

45 years ago this week, Earth Day brought a rallying cry to a global crisis of responsibility and preservation.
The Last Unicorn: A Search for One of Earth’s Rarest Creatures

NATURE

The Last Unicorn: A Search for One of Earth’s Rarest Creatures

Reviewed by Peter Lewis ×

Grabbing a mystery of zoology by its horn.