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Tim Flannery

Tim Flannery’s Europe: A Natural History was published last year. (December 2020)

A panel from the Sumerian Standard of Ur depicting fish, animals, and goods being brought in procession to a banquet, circa 2600 BC

The First Mean Streets

Cities: The First 6,000 Years

by Monica L. Smith

Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States

by James C. Scott

March 12, 2020 issue

Carlos Magdalena at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2014

The Tree Whisperers

The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World’s Rarest Species

by Carlos Magdalena

Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm

by Isabella Tree

May 24, 2018 issue

Raised by Wolves

Humans and dogs have been companions for at least 30,000 years

The First Domestication: How Wolves and Humans Coevolved

by Raymond Pierotti and Brandy R. Fogg

What It’s Like to Be a Dog: And Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience

by Gregory Berns

How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution

by Lee Alan Dugatkin and Lyudmila Trut

April 5, 2018 issue

Charles Darwin

Objectifying Male Birds

One Hot Summer: Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858

by Rosemary Ashton

The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World—and Us

by Richard O. Prum

December 21, 2017 issue

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