Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Compiled by an ardent bibliophile, this is a weekly report about all those wonderful nature, science and history books that are hot-off-the-presses in North America and the UK

Books to the ceiling,

My pile of books is a mile high.

  • IAN'S RECOMMENDATION: An interesting read on an often overlooked subject.

  • SUMMARY: Those who think of sharks as something only found in tropical waters will be surprised to learn that there are 18 species of sharks in the cool waters of the Pacific Northwest, from the 27-inch brown catshark to the 39-foot basking shark.

  • Pacific Seaweeds: A Guide to Common Seaweeds of the West Coast.

    An important food source in Asia for centuries, seaweed is increasingly used in the West for industrial and scientific chemicals, plant fertilizers and livestock feed supplements.




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