The Matchmakers are pairing up with the Science and Nature Study Group on August 23 for a night of books and films chat. Here’s a sneak preview of the books and films we’ll be discussing!
Rain: A Natural and Cultural History by Cynthia Barnett
The Reason for Flowers: Their History, Culture and Biology and How They Change Our Lives by Stephen Buchmann
Darwin: a Graphic Biography by Eugene Byrne
Lesser Beasts: a Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig by Mark Essig
Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness by Sy Montgomery
Primates: the fearless science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas by Jim Ottaviani
Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe by Lisa Randall
Thunder & Lightning: Weather Past, Present, Future by Lauren Redniss
How to Clone a Mammoth by Beth Shapiro
Rust: The Longest War by Jonathan Waldman
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World by Andrea Wulf
Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem
Wow! What a phenomenal list.