Earth Day Inspired Reading

 Here are some reading suggestions for nonfiction books and novels with an environmental bent. We've probably left out dozens, but it's a place to start.

Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future By Elizabeth Kolbert Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593136287
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Published: Crown - April 5th, 2022

Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don't Know You Have By Tatiana Schlossberg Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538747070
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 29th, 2022

The Last Winter: The Scientists, Adventurers, Journeymen, and Mavericks Trying to Save the World By Porter Fox Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316460927
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 2nd, 2021

Warmth: Coming of Age at the End of Our World By Daniel Sherrell Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143136538
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Penguin Books - August 3rd, 2021

Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future By Elizabeth Kolbert Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593136270
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Crown - February 9th, 2021

On Time and Water By Andri Snær Magnason, Lytton Smith (Translator) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781948830232
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Open Letter - March 23rd, 2021

Second Nature: Scenes from a World Remade By Nathaniel Rich Cover Image
$27.00
This book has been declared out of stock indefinitely, so we are unlikely to be able to get it.
ISBN: 9780374106034
Published: MCD - March 30th, 2021

On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal By Naomi Klein Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781982129927
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Simon & Schuster - September 1st, 2020

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate By Naomi Klein Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781451697391
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Simon & Schuster - August 4th, 2015

We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast By Jonathan Safran Foer Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250757975
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Picador - August 4th, 2020

The Future We Choose: The Stubborn Optimist's Guide to the Climate Crisis By Christiana Figueres, Tom Rivett-Carnac Cover Image
$16.00
This book has been declared out of stock indefinitely, so we are unlikely to be able to get it.
ISBN: 9780593080931
Published: Vintage - April 6th, 2021

The Climate Diet: 50 Simple Ways to Trim Your Carbon Footprint By Paul Greenberg Cover Image
$13.00
ISBN: 9780593296769
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Penguin Books - April 13th, 2021

Desert Notebooks: A Road Map for the End of Time By Ben Ehrenreich Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640093539
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Counterpoint - July 7th, 2020

How to Change Everything: The Young Human's Guide to Protecting the Planet and Each Other By Naomi Klein, Rebecca Stefoff (Adapted by) Cover Image
By Naomi Klein, Rebecca Stefoff (Adapted by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534474529
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 23rd, 2021

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History By Elizabeth Kolbert Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250062185
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Published: Picador - January 6th, 2015

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need By Bill Gates Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385546133
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Knopf - February 16th, 2021

Our Only Home: A Climate Appeal to the World By Dalai Lama, Franz Alt Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781335218469
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Published: Hanover Square Press - November 17th, 2020

Horizon By Barry Lopez Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780375708473
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Published: Vintage - January 7th, 2020

The Sustainable Economy: The Hidden Costs of Climate Change and the Path to a Prosperous Future By Robert S. Devine Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307277176
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Anchor - October 27th, 2020

Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss By Margaret Renkl Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571313836
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Published: Milkweed Editions - March 30th, 2021

The New Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet By Michael E. Mann Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781541758230
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: PublicAffairs - January 12th, 2021

As the World Burns: The New Generation of Activists and the Landmark Legal Fight Against Climate Change By Lee van der Voo Cover Image
$27.95
This book has been declared out of stock indefinitely, so we are unlikely to be able to get it.
ISBN: 9781604699982
Published: Timber Press - September 29th, 2020

The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go from Here By Hope Jahren Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525563389
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Vintage - March 3rd, 2020

Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming By Paul Hawken (Editor) Cover Image
By Paul Hawken (Editor)
$23.00
ISBN: 9780143130444
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Published: Penguin Books - April 18th, 2017

All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis By Ayana Elizabeth Johnson (Editor), Katharine K. Wilkinson (Editor) Cover Image
$29.00
This book has been declared out of stock indefinitely, so we are unlikely to be able to get it.
ISBN: 9780593237069
Published: One World - September 22nd, 2020

Nature Matrix: New and Selected Essays By Robert Michael Pyle Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640092761
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Published: Counterpoint - September 15th, 2020

Climate Courage: How Tackling Climate Change Can Build Community, Transform the Economy, and Bridge the Political Divide in America By Andreas Karelas, Katharine Hayhoe (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Andreas Karelas, Katharine Hayhoe (Foreword by)
$17.00
This book has been declared out of stock indefinitely, so we are unlikely to be able to get it.
ISBN: 9780807084885
Published: Beacon Press - September 29th, 2020

Earth's Wild Music: Celebrating and Defending the Songs of the Natural World By Kathleen Dean Moore Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640093676
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Counterpoint - February 16th, 2021

The Bears Ears: A Human History of America's Most Endangered Wilderness By David Roberts Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781324004813
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 23rd, 2021

Trees in Trouble: Wildfires, Infestations, and Climate Change By Daniel Mathews Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781640094666
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Published: Counterpoint - April 27th, 2021

Nature's Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard By Douglas W. Tallamy Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781604699005
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Published: Timber Press - February 4th, 2020

Earth Almanac: A Year of Witnessing the Wild, from the Call of the Loon to the Journey of the Gray Whale By Ted Williams, Verlyn Klinkenborg (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Ted Williams, Verlyn Klinkenborg (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781635862836
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - September 29th, 2020

Climate: A New Story By Charles Eisenstein Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781623172480
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Published: North Atlantic Books - September 18th, 2018

American War: A Novel By Omar El Akkad Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781101973134
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Published: Vintage - January 30th, 2018

A Children's Bible: A Novel By Lydia Millet Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324005032
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 12th, 2020

The Wall: A Novel By John Lanchester Cover Image
$15.95
This book has been declared out of stock indefinitely, so we are unlikely to be able to get it.
ISBN: 9780393357776
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 17th, 2020

The Overstory: A Novel By Richard Powers Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393356687
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2019

Greenwood: A Novel By Michael Christie Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984822017
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Published: Hogarth - February 9th, 2021

Weather (Vintage Contemporaries) By Jenny Offill Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345806901
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Published: Vintage - January 19th, 2021

Bangkok Wakes to Rain: A Novel By Pitchaya Sudbanthad Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525534778
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 18th, 2020

Salvage the Bones: A Novel By Jesmyn Ward Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781608196265
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - April 24th, 2012

The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth #1) By N. K. Jemisin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316229296
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Published: Orbit - August 4th, 2015

Parable of the Sower By Octavia E. Butler Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538732182
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 30th, 2019

New York 2140 By Kim Stanley Robinson Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316262316
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Published: Orbit - March 6th, 2018

The Lathe Of Heaven: A Novel By Ursula  K. Le Guin Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781416556961
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Published: Scribner - April 15th, 2008

Flight Behavior: A Novel By Barbara Kingsolver Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062124272
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 4th, 2013

Oryx and Crake (The MaddAddam Trilogy #1) By Margaret Atwood Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780385721677
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Published: Anchor - March 30th, 2004

Borne: A Novel By Jeff VanderMeer Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780374537654
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Published: MCD - February 27th, 2018

The Highest Tide: A Novel By Jim Lynch Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781582346298
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - May 1st, 2006

The Age of Miracles: A Novel By Karen Thompson Walker Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812982947
Availability: Backordered. There will likely be a delay in getting this book
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 15th, 2013