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Book Faves

Slurping It Down (Books I am currently reading)

The Invention of Nature: Alexander Von Humboldt’s New World by Andrea Wulf

Experiments in Ecology by A.J. Underwood  (not sure how I got away the past 10 years without reading this, but this book is fundamental to research in ecology!)

Half-Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life by E. O. Wilson

Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction by Mary Ellen Hannibal

Drank Every Last Drop (Books of worthy note that I’d recommend):

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

Cradle to Cradle by McDonough and Braungart

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

A Little History of Science by William F. Bynum

Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science-and The World by Rachel Swaby

Naturalist by Edward O. Wilson

A Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel

–  Who Wants to be a Scientist? Choosing Science as a Career by Nancy Rothwell

Jumping Mouse: A Story about Inner Trust by Mary Elisabeth Marlow

Live the Life You Love by Barbara Sher

Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham & Donald O Clifton

Onward by Howard Schultz

Composing a Life by cultural anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson

On Being a Scientist, A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research (free PDF)

Gimme a Sip of Yours (Book recommended by others)

The Curve of Time: The Classic Memoir  of a Woman and Her Children Who Explored the Coastal Waters of the Pacific Northwest by M. Wylie Blanchet

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  1. I think you might like M. Wylie Blanche’s The Curve of Time… she tells stories from summers spent cruising British Columbia’s Inside Passage with her children in the 1930’s, a time of transition for the region.

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