Reading List

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Isabella Tree (2019) Wilding The Return of Nature to a British Farm


Jacques Derrida (2008) The Animal That Therefore I Am

Aelian (2011) {Aelian’s} on the Nature of Animals


Rachel Carson (1962) Silent Spring

Pliny (1991) Natural History – a Selection


Norman J. Vig (ed.)(2021) Environmental Policy New Directions for the Twenty-First Century

Mark Lynas, Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet

David Wallace-Wells (2019) The Uninhabitable Earth


Mark Z. Jacobson (2020) 100% Clean, Renewable Energy and Storage for Everything

Daniel Yergin (2020) The New Map Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations


Margaret Atwood (2013) Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam Trilogy, Year of the Flood))

Nicola Barker, (2017) H(A)PPY

Octavia Butler (2019) Parable of the Sower

Nick Harkaway (2009) The Gone-Away World

Megan Hunter, (2018) The End We Start From

P.D. James (2018) The Children of Men

Ursula K. Le Guin (2016) Always Coming Home

Doris Lessing (2006) The Story of General Dann and Mara’s Daughter, Griot and the Snow Dog

Emily St. John Mandel (2015) Station Eleven

Cormac McCarthy (2019) The Road

Jeff VanderMeer (2014) Area X, The Southern Reach Trilogy

Russell Hoban (2021) Riddley Walker

Claire Vaye Watkins (2016) Gold Fame Citrus

H.G. Wells (2019) The Shape of Things to Come


Elizabeth Fisher (2017) Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press

Life Sciences

Suzanne Simard Finding the Mother Tree – Uncovering the Wisdom and Intelligence of the Forest


Ella Duffy (2020) Rootstalk

Matthew Hollis (2020) Leaves

Anna Selby (2020) Field Notes


Sean Borodale (2020) Re-Dreaming Sylvia Plath as a Queen Bee

Amitav Ghosh (2017) The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable

Dahr Jamail, The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of
Climate Disruption

Fran├žois Laruelle (2020) The Last Humanity The New Ecological Science

Simon L. Lewis and Mark A. Maslin (2018) The Human Planet How We Created The

Timothy Morton (2018) Being Ecological

Timothy Morton (2019) Humankind