Best Books of 2011: Outdoors & NatureEating DirtFire SeasonInto the SilenceKrakenFinding Everett RuessThe Voodoo WaveStolen World: A Tale of Reptiles, Smugglers, and SkulduggeryThe Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of WaterThe Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount RainierThe Bond: Our Kinship With Animals, Our Call To Defend Them

Best Books of 2011: Outdoors & Nature

Charlotte Gill's chronicle of her twenty years working as a tree planter in the forests of Canada, Eating Dirt, tops our list of the best books in Outdoors & Nature of 2011. See more in our Editors' Picks Store.


Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest Kraken: The Curious, Exciting, and Slightly Disturbing Science of Squid
Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe
by Charlotte Gill
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Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout
by Philip Connors
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Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest
by Wade Davis
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Kraken: The Curious, Exciting, and Slightly Disturbing Science of Squid
by Wendy Williams
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Finding Everett Ruess: The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer Voodoo Wave, The Stolen World: A Tale of Reptiles, Smugglers, and Skulduggery The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water
Finding Everett Ruess: The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer
by David Roberts
4.5 out of 5 stars (4)
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Voodoo Wave, The
by Mark Kreidler
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Stolen World: A Tale of Reptiles, Smugglers, and Skulduggery
by Jennie Smith
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The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water
by Charles Fishman
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The Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount Rainier The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them
The Ledge: An Adventure Story of Friendship and Survival on Mount Rainier
by Jim Davidson
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The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them
by Wayne Pacelle
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