Book Club

2018-2019 Book Club Selections


February - Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide for Thriving in the Age of Accelerations, by Thomas L. Friedman

April - The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating, by Elisabeth Tova Bailey

May - The Humane Gardener: Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for Wildlife, by Nancy Lawson

June - Seasons of America Past, by Eric Sloane

July - American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West, by Nate Blakeslee

August - Rivers of the Eastern Shore, by Hulbert Footner

September Charles Darwin: The Naturalist Who Started a Scientific Revolution, by Cyril Aydon

The Reluctant Mr. Darwin: An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin and the Making of His Theory of Evolution, by David Quammen

October Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis, by Kim Todd

November Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning), by Dr. Marion Nestle

December - The Lost Words, by Robert MacFarlane, illustrations by Jackie Morris


January Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape, by Jill Jonnes

February - Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist: How to Have Your Yard and Eat It Too, by Michael Judd

March Nature’s Temples: The Complex World of Old-Growth Forests, by Joan Maloof

April - Astoria: Aster and Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire, by Peter Stark