Welcome to our Nature Books Homepage
From reflections on the beauty of our woodlands to studies of the strangest creatures of the deep, an explosion of brilliant publishing in nature books has occured in recent years.
LitVox aims to bring you the very best and newest nature books from around the world.
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Brand New Nature Books
Our Favourite Nature Books
A walk in the woods - Books about trees and woodlands
Life on the Wing - Books about Birds
Tooth & Claw - Nature Books about Animals
One of the strangest and most beautiful nature books published in a decade.
“At this time of year, blackbirds never simply fly: instead, like reluctantly retired officers, they’re always ‘on manoeuvres’, and it’s easy to see from their constant agitation that for them every flower bed is a bunker, every shed a redoubt and every hedge-bottom a potential place of ambush”
As the world went silent in lockdown, something else happened; for the first time, many of us started becoming more aware of the spring sounds of the birds around us. Birdsong in a Time of Silence is a lyrical, uplifting reflection on these sounds and what they mean to us.
From a portrait of the blackbird – most prominent and articulate of the early spring singers – to explorations of how birds sing, the science behind their choice of song and nest-sites, and the varied meanings that people have brought to and taken from birdsong, this book ultimately shows that natural history and human history cannot be separated. It is the story of a collective reawakening brought on by the strangest of springs.