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The Wild -

Related category: Environment & Animal Rights
Related booklists: Nature and Wildlife, Scottish Wildlife and Nature,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 30 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Wild Signs and Star Paths by Tristan Gooley
    Wild Signs and Star Paths - by Tristan Gooley

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781473655928 | ISBN 10: 1473655927

    Tristan Gooley, author of the internationally bestselling How To Read Water and The Walker’s Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs, shows how it is possible to achieve a level of outdoors awareness that will enable you to sense direction from stars and pl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rewild Yourself: 23 Spellbinding Ways to Make Nature More Visible by Simon Barnes
    Rewild Yourself: 23 Spellbinding Ways to Make Nature More Visible - by Simon Barnes

    £14.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471175404 | ISBN 10: 1471175405

    We're not just losing the wild world. We're forgetting it. We're no longer noticing it. We've lost the habit of looking and seeing and listening and hearing.  But we can make hidden things visible, and this book features 23 spellbinding ways ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Philosopher and the Wolf: Lessons from the Wild on Love, Death and Happiness by Mark Rowlands
    The Philosopher and the Wolf: Lessons from the Wild on Love, Death and Happiness - by Mark Rowlands

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783784578 | ISBN 10: 1783784571

    This fascinating book charts the relationship between Mark Rowlands, a rootless philosopher, and Brenin, his extraordinarily well-travelled wolf. More than just an exotic pet, Brenin exerted an immense influence on Rowlands as both a person, and, str ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wild Book: Outdoor Activities to Unleash Your Inner Child by David Scarfe
    The Wild Book: Outdoor Activities to Unleash Your Inner Child - by David Scarfe

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781409172727 | ISBN 10: 1409172724

    Fun, easy-to-do outdoor activities to unleash your inner child.   Let a little wildness in. Adventure is closer than you think. A lavishly illustrated celebration of the wonders that await in the outside world; the perfect gift for fans of Nor ... more

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  • Cover image of book ReWild: The Art of Returning to Nature by Nick Baker
    ReWild: The Art of Returning to Nature - by Nick Baker

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781316559 | ISBN 10: 1781316554

    "An ingenious and invigorating insight into the essential wildness within us all."(Chris Packham) As our busy, technology-driven lives become more sedentary we have become less connected to our natural surroundings. In these challenging times ... more

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  • Cover image of book Field Notes from the Edge by Paul Evans
    Field Notes from the Edge - by Paul Evans

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846044571 | ISBN 10: 184604457x

    In Field Notes from the Edge, the acclaimed writer of the Guardian's 'Country Diary', Paul Evans, takes us on a journey through the in-between spaces of Nature – such as strandlines, mudflats, cliff tops and caves – where one wilderness is on the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Common Ground by Rob Cowen
    Common Ground - by Rob Cowen

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099592037 | ISBN 10: 0099592037

    'I am dreaming of the edge-land again' After moving from London to a new home in Yorkshire, Rob Cowen finds himself on unfamiliar territory, disoriented, hemmed in by winter and yearning for the nearest open space. So one night, he sets out to fi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moor: A Journey into the English Wilderness by William Atkins
    The Moor: A Journey into the English Wilderness - by William Atkins

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571290055 | ISBN 10: 0571290051

    In this deeply personal journey across our nation's most forbidding and most mysterious terrain, William Atkins takes the reader from south to north, in search of the heart of this elusive landscape. His account is both travelogue and natural history ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dip: Wild Swims from the Borderlands by Andrew Fusek Peters
    Dip: Wild Swims from the Borderlands - by Andrew Fusek Peters

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781846044489 | ISBN 10: 1846044480

    In Dip, Andrew Fusek Peters describes an extraordinary year of wild swimming. He leads us to rivers, lakes, waterfalls and hidden pools, into untamed landscapes that have the potential to surprise and move us in unexpected ways. Following in the wake ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Camping: Exploring and Sleeping in the Wilds of the UK and Ireland by Stephen Neale
    Wild Camping: Exploring and Sleeping in the Wilds of the UK and Ireland - by Stephen Neale

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472900340 | ISBN 10: 1472900340

    From getting back to nature with a tent, some matches and a few litres of bottled water, to enjoying a pub dinner and camping out in the garden afterwards, this book shows how to get stuck into wild camping in all its forms. Beautiful wildernesses; t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature
    The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation - by Fred Pearce

    £6.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781848318342 | ISBN 10: 1848318340

    Veteran environmental journalist Fred Pearce used to think of invasive species as evil interlopers spoiling pristine natural ecosystems. Most conservationists would agree. But what if traditional ecology is wrong, and true environmentalists should ... more

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  • Cover image of book Off the Map: Lost Spaces, Invisible Cities, Forgotten Islands, Feral Places... by Alastair Bonnett
    Off the Map: Lost Spaces, Invisible Cities, Forgotten Islands, Feral Places... - by Alastair Bonnett

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781313619 | ISBN 10: 178131361x

    In a world of Google Earth, in which it is easy to believe that every discovery has been made and every adventure already had, Off the Map is a stunning testament to how mysterious our planet still is.   From forgotten enclaves to floating is ... more

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  • Cover image of book H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
    H is for Hawk - by Helen Macdonald

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099575450 | ISBN 10: 0099575450

    In real life, goshawks resemble sparrowhawks the way leopards resemble housecats. Bigger, yes. But bulkier, bloodier, deadlier, scarier, and much, much harder to see. Birds of deep woodland, not gardens, theyre the birdwatchers dark grail. As ... more

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  • Cover image of book Consolations of the Forest: Alone in a Cabin in the Middle Taiga by Sylvain Tesson
    Consolations of the Forest: Alone in a Cabin in the Middle Taiga - by Sylvain Tesson

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141975481 | ISBN 10: 0141975482

    In Consolations of the Forest, Sylvain Tesson explains how he found a radical solution to his need for freedom, one as ancient as the experiences of the hermits of old Russia: he decided to lock himself alone in a cabin in the middle taiga, on the sh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light by Paul Bogard
    The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light - by Paul Bogard

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780007428212 | ISBN 10: 0007428219

    Streetlamps, neon signs an ever-present glow that has changed the natural world and adversely affected our health; Paul Bogard illuminates the problems caused by a lack of darkness.   We live awash in artificial light. But nights natural da ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feral: Rewilding the Land, Sea and Human Life by George Monbiot
    Feral: Rewilding the Land, Sea and Human Life - by George Monbiot

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141975580 | ISBN 10: 014197558x

    In Feral, George Monbiot, one of the world's most celebrated radical thinkers, and the author of Captive State, Heat, The Age of Consent and Amazon Watershed, follows his own hunger for new environmental experiences, in a riveting tale of possibility ... more

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  • Cover image of book Holloway by Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood and Dan Richards
    Holloway - by Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood and Dan Richards

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571310661 | ISBN 10: 0571310664

    'Holloway - the hollow way. A sunken path, a deep and shady lane. A route that centuries of foot-fall, hoof-hit, wheel-roll and rain-run have harrowed into the land. A track worn down by the traffic of ages and the fretting of water, and in places re ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Swimming: 300 Hidden Dips in the Rivers, Lakes and Waterfalls of Britain by Daniel Start
    Wild Swimming: 300 Hidden Dips in the Rivers, Lakes and Waterfalls of Britain - by Daniel Start

    £16.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780957157330 | ISBN 10: 0957157339

    On a hot summers day, what could be more refreshing than slipping into the cool, clear waters of a secret lake? And what could be more exciting than plunging into a hidden waterfall?   Britains rivers, lakes and waterfalls are cleaner, safer ... more

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  • Cover image of book Skimming Stones and Other Ways of Being in the Wild by Rob Cowen and Leo Critchley
    Skimming Stones and Other Ways of Being in the Wild - by Rob Cowen and Leo Critchley

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444735994 | ISBN 10: 1444735993

    Skimming Stones and Other Ways of Being in the Wild is a book of simple skills that can help us to interact with nature, achieve a deeper connection with it and even step inside another dimension.   Rob Cowen and Leo Critchley teach us, for ... more

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  • Cover image of book Edgelands: Journeys into England by Paul Farley and Michael Symmons Roberts
    Edgelands: Journeys into England - by Paul Farley and Michael Symmons Roberts

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099539773 | ISBN 10: 0099539772

    Edgelands explores a wilderness that is much closer than you think: a debatable zone, neither the city nor the countryside, but a place in-between so familiar it is never seen for looking. Passed through, negotiated, unnamed, ignored, the edgelands ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Living Mountain: A Celebration of the Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland by Nan Shepherd, with an introduction by Robert Macfarlane
    The Living Mountain: A Celebration of the Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland - by Nan Shepherd, with an introduction by Robert Macfarlane

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780857861832 | ISBN 10: 0857861832

    In this masterpiece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland.   There she encounters a world that can be breathtakingly beautiful at times and shockingly harsh at others. Her intense, poe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Food from the Wild by Ian Burrows
    Food from the Wild - by Ian Burrows

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781780090672 | ISBN 10: 1780090676

    The fields, woods, hedgerows, coasts, gardens and even wastelands of Britain and northern Europe are home to an abundant supply of edible plants that are good to eat raw, cook as a meal in themselves or use as culinary ingredients in a variety of dis ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wilderness Essays by John Muir
    Wilderness Essays - by John Muir

    £14.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781423607120 | ISBN 10: 1423607120

    Part of John Muir's appeal to modern readers is that he not only explored the American West and wrote about its beauties but also fought for their preservation. His successes dot the landscape and are evident in all the natural features that bear his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kids in the Wild Garden by Elizabeth McCorquodale
    Kids in the Wild Garden - by Elizabeth McCorquodale

    £9.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781907317200 | ISBN 10: 1907317201

    Kids in the Wild Garden is a fun and accessible guide, inviting you to embark on an adventure with your children by stepping into and exploring the amazing life that lies hidden and flourishes within your own garden. Demonstrating that you do not hav ... more

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  • Cover image of book At the Water
    At the Water's Edge: A Walk in the Wild - by John Lister-Kaye

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781847674050 | ISBN 10: 1847674054

    For the last thirty years John Lister-Kaye has taken the same circular walk from his home deep in a Scottish glen up to a small hill loch. Each day brings a new observation or an unexpected encounter a fragile spider's web, an osprey struggling to ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Practice of the Wild (New Expanded Edition) by Gary Snyder
    The Practice of the Wild (New Expanded Edition) - by Gary Snyder

    £13.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781582436388 | ISBN 10: 158243638x

    The ten captivatingly meditative essays in The Practice of the Wild, including a new, previously unpublished essay, display the deep understanding and wise erudition of Gary Snyder in the ways of Buddhist belief, wildness, wildlife, and the world. &n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Swim: River, Lake, Lido and Sea: the Best Places to Swim Outdoors in Britain by Kate Rew, with photography by Dominick Tyler
    Wild Swim: River, Lake, Lido and Sea: the Best Places to Swim Outdoors in Britain - by Kate Rew, with photography by Dominick Tyler

    £14.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780852651223 | ISBN 10: 0852651228

    In this stunning, full-colour guide, Kate Rew, founder of the Outdoor Swimming Society, takes the reader on a wild journey through Britain, covering 200 rivers, lakes, tidal pools, lidos, estuaries and sea swims.  Whether you are a seasoned o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild: An Elemental Journey by Jay Griffiths
    Wild: An Elemental Journey - by Jay Griffiths

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141006444 | ISBN 10: 0141006447

    "I took seven years over this work, spent all I had, my time, money and energy. Part of the journey was a green riot and part a deathly bleakness. I got ill, I got well. I went to the freedom fighters of West Papua and sang my head off in their hig ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wild Places by Robert Macfarlane
    The Wild Places - by Robert Macfarlane

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781847080189 | ISBN 10: 1847080189

    The Wild Places is both an intellectual and a physical journey, and Macfarlane travels in time as well as space. Guided by monks, questers, scientists, philosophers, poets and artists, both living and dead, he explores our changing ideas of the wild. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wildwood: A Journey Through Trees by Roger Deakin
    Wildwood: A Journey Through Trees - by Roger Deakin

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141010014 | ISBN 10: 0141010010

    Wildwood is a remarkable celebration of the transforming magic of trees, exploring the 'fifth element' of wood as it exists in nature, in our souls, in our culture and our lives. From the walnut tree at his Suffolk home, Roger Deakin embarks upon a ... more

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