A regular feature calling attention to important books and articles that CHN staff, board, and collaborating scholars are reading and recommend. Quot libros, quam breve tempus.
A. Busch, The Incidental Steward: Reflections on Citizen Science (Yale University Press, 2013).
M.V. Barrow, Jr., Nature’s Ghosts: Confronting Extinction from the Age of Jefferson to the Age of Ecology (University of Chicago Press, 2009).
P. Cafaro and E. Crist, eds., Life on the Brink: Environmentalists Confront Overpopulation (University of Georgia Press, 2012).
A. Gutmann and D. Thompson, The Spirit of Compromise: Why Governing Demands It and Campaigning Undermines It (Princeton University Press, 2012).
S.R. Kellert, Birthright: People and Nature in the Modern World (Yale University Press, 2012).
E. Marris, Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World (Bloomsbury USA, 2012).
M. Mostafavi and G. Doherty, eds., Ecological Urbanism (Lars Müller Publishers, 2013).
S.T.A. Pickett, M.L. Cadenasso, and B. McGrath, eds., Resilience in Ecology and Urban Design: Linking Theory and Practice for Sustainable Cities (Springer, 2013).
T. Pradeu, The Limits of the Self: Immunology and Biological Identity (Oxford University Press, 2012).
N. Rose and J.M. Abi-Rached, Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind (Princeton University Press, 2013).
H. Rose and S. Rose, Genes, Cells and Brains: The Promethean Promises of the New Biology (Verso, 2012).
J. Sterba, Nature Wars: The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards into Battlegrounds (Crown, 2012).