The Tusk That Did the Damage , Tania James


Published in: itune > Literary,Books,Fiction & Literature,Action & Adventure > environmental sustainability | Published on 11/Nov/2019 08:11

2015-03-10T07:00:00Z
From the critically acclaimed author of Atlas of Unknowns and Aerogrammes, a tour de force set in South India that plumbs the moral complexities of the ivory trade through the eyes of a poacher, a documentary filmmaker, and, in a feat of audacious imagination, an infamous elephant known as the Gravedigger.

Orphaned by poachers as a calf and ...[Read More]



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High Tide in Tucson , Barbara Kingsolver


Published in: itune > Essays,Books,Fiction & Literature,Science & Nature,Nature > environmental education | Published on 05/Nov/2019 06:29

2009-03-17T07:00:00Z
"There is no one quite like Barbara Kingsolver in contemporary literature," raves the Washington Post Book World, and it is right. She has been nominated three times for the ABBY award, and her critically acclaimed writings consistently enjoy spectacular commercial success as they entertain and touch her legions of loyal fans.
In High Tide in Tucson, she retu...[Read More]



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Singer from the Sea , Sheri S. Tepper


Published in: itune > Sci-Fi & Fantasy,Books,Science Fiction & Literature,Adventure > green energy | Published on 07/Oct/2019 11:11

2010-07-13T07:00:00Z
A good and proper aristocrat on the isolated, seemingly backward planet of Haven, Genevieve has been carefully instructed in the Covenants -- the ancient, inflexible laws governing the women of her class. She knows what is expected of her: marriage in her mid-twenties to a groom of her father's choosing, childbirth at age thirty. And then soon afterwards -- as has b...[Read More]



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The Fifth Sacred Thing , Starhawk


Published in: itune > Contemporary,Books,Sci-Fi & Fantasy,Fantasy,Fiction & Literature > Environmental protection | Published on 24/Sep/2019 10:58

1993-05-01T07:00:00Z
An epic tale of freedom and slavery, love and war, and the potential futures of humankind tells of a twenty-first century California clan caught between two clashing worlds, one based on tolerance, the other on repression.

Declaration of the Four Sacred Things

The earth is a living, conscious being. In company with cultures of ...[Read More]



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Island , Aldous Huxley


Published in: itune > Literary,Books,Fiction & Literature,Classics > Environmental protection | Published on 24/Sep/2019 01:34

2010-01-05T08:00:00Z
In his final novel, which he considered his most important, Aldous Huxley transports us to the remote Pacific island of Pala, where an ideal society has flourished for 120 years.

Inevitably, this island of bliss attracts the envy and enmity of the surrounding world. A conspiracy is underway to take over Pala, and events are set in motion when an agent of...[Read More]



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1989-08-27T07:00:00Z
"One of the most satisfying science fiction novels I have read in years."--The New York Times Book Review

Here is a novel as original as the breathtaking, unspoiled world for which it is named, a place where all appears to be in idyllic balance. Generations ago, humans fled to the cosmic anomaly known as Grass. Over time, they evolved a new...[Read More]



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The Terranauts , T.C. Boyle


Published in: itune > Historical,Books,Fiction & Literature,Literary > Environmental protection | Published on 23/Sep/2019 17:43

2016-10-25T07:00:00Z
A deep-dive into human behavior in an epic story of science, society, sex, and survival, from one of the greatest American novelists today, T. C. Boyle, the acclaimed, bestselling, author of the PEN/ Faulkner Award-winning World's End and The Harder They Come.

It is 1994, and in the desert near Tillman, Arizona, forty miles from Tucson, a grand experiment...[Read More]



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The Gone-Away World , Nick Harkaway


Published in: itune > Literary,Books,Fiction & Literature,Sci-Fi & Fantasy,Science Fiction > Environmental protection | Published on 23/Sep/2019 13:48

2008-09-02T07:00:00Z
A hilarious, action-packed look at the apocalypse that combines a touching tale of friendship, a thrilling war story, and an all out kung-fu infused mission to save the world.
 


Gonzo Lubitch and his best friend have been inseparable since birth. They grew up together, they studied kung-fu together, they rebelled in college together, ...[Read More]



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Small Wonder , Barbara Kingsolver


Published in: itune > Essays,Books,Fiction & Literature,Science & Nature,Nature > Environmental protection | Published on 23/Sep/2019 13:04

2009-10-13T07:00:00Z
In her new essay collection, the beloved author of High Tide in Tucson brings to us out of one of history's darker moments an extended love song to the world we still have. From its opening parable gleaned from recent news about a lost child saved in an astonishing way, the book moves on to consider a world of surprising and hopeful prospects, ranging from an invent...[Read More]



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Forty Signs of Rain , Kim Stanley Robinson


Published in: itune > Adventure,Books,Sci-Fi & Fantasy,Science Fiction & Literature,Fiction & Literature,Action & Adventure > Environmental protection | Published on 23/Sep/2019 10:39

2004-06-01T07:00:00Z
The bestselling author of the classic Mars trilogy and The Years of Rice and Salt presents a riveting new trilogy of cutting-edge science, international politics, and the real-life ramifications of global warming as they are played out in our nation's capital--and in the daily lives of those at the center of the action. Hauntingly yet humorously realistic,...[Read More]



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Into the Forest , Jean Hegland


Published in: itune > Literary,Books,Fiction & Literature > Environmental protection | Published on 10/Sep/2019 05:53

1997-09-02T07:00:00Z
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE o Set in the near-future, Into the Forest is a powerfully imagined novel that focuses on the relationship between two teenage sisters living alone in their Northern California forest home.

Over 30 miles from the nearest town, and several miles away from their nearest neighbor, Nell and Eva struggle to survive ...[Read More]



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The Story of B , Daniel Quinn


Published in: itune > Fiction & Literature,Books,Literary > Environmental protection | Published on 10/Sep/2019 04:42

1996-11-01T08:00:00Z
The Story of B combines Daniel Quinn's provocative and visionary ideas with a masterfully plotted story of adventure and suspense in this stunning, resonant novel that is sure to stay with readers long after they have finished the last page. Father Jared Osborne--bound by a centuries-old mandate held by his order to know before all others that the Antichrist ...[Read More]



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