10 Books on Natural History You’ll never look at the world the same again Author Esther Woolfson helps you discover more about the world around you, from the birds in the air to the rocks underfoot. 1. Gifts of the Crow: How Perception, Emotion, and Thought Allow Smart Birds to Behave Like Humans John Marzluff 2. Under the Sea Wind Rachel L Carson 3. Snow Water Michael Longley 4. King Solomon's Ring Konrad Lorenz 5. I Have Landed: Ultimate Reflections in Natural History Stephen Jay Gould 6. Wild Justice: The Moral Lives of Animals Marc Bekoff 7. Bedrock: Writers on the Wonders of Geology Lauret E. Savoy (ed) 8. The Living Mountain Nan Shepherd 9. The Peregrine J A Baker 10. Pilgrim at Tinker's Creek Annie Dillard Tags: nature, outdoors, non-fiction, environment View the discussion thread.