The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research.
The author describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. This title is about his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us.
This first guide written specifically on Ireland's insects concentrates on the most charismatic, easily-identified irish insects: butterflies, bumblebees, dragonflies, ladybirds, grasshoppers and shieldbugs.
Napoleon Hill, America's beloved motivational author, devoted 25 years to find how the wealthy became that way. This book offers 13 steps that constitute Hill's formula to: achieve your goals; change your life, and join the ranks of the rich and successful. It provides examples of men and women who exemplify the principles that Hill promulgated.
Canadian botanist, biochemist and visionary Diana Beresford-Kroeger’s startling insights into the hidden life of trees have already sparked a quiet revolution in how we understand our relationship to forests. Now, in a captivating account of how her life led her to these illuminating and crucial ideas, she shows us how forests can not only heal us but save the planet.
Padraic Fogarty authoritatively charts how the failure to manage our natural resources has impoverished our country. But he also reveals the possibilities for the future, describing how we can fill our seas with fish, farm in tune with nature, and create forests that benefit both people and wildlife.