Bayou-Diversity 2: Nature & People in the Louisiana Bayou Country is similar in vein to the original “Bayou-Diversity” book. If you enjoy the Facebook blog, you will like the books. This latest book has 134 new stories about Louisiana flora, fauna, conservation, and general natural history. It also includes a fresh array of historical and cultural narratives, personal anecdotes, and reflections of a life in the “Sportsman’s Paradise – Louisiana.
In a collection of over 150 short essays and stories, Kelby Ouchley has brought the bayou country to life for those who don’t have the opportunity to live a mere stone’s throw from those rich, murky waters, as he does. A wildlife biologist by trade, Ouchley’s essays prove him to be an engaging and entertaining historian, teacher, and storyteller by nature. A lifetime in the bayous of Louisiana has given him incredible insight into the nature and needs of the plants and animals native to that intricate ecosystem.
Have you ever wondered what a dog was thinking? When a neuroscientist decided to find out, he embarked on a fascinating journey that revealed stunning insights into the canine mind.
Ainsley Earhardt has written her second book. This one is about the world as seen by her daughter. The book is not a epic novel just a sweet view of the world by a child. It reminds you to slow down and see the world like it was the first time.
There are some unkind reviews on Amazon that seem to be based on the fact that Ainsley works for FOX News. If you look at the book and not the author and her job you just might enjoy it.
When Helen Macdonald’s father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconer—Helen had been captivated by hawks since childhood—she’d never before been tempted to train one of the most vicious predators, the goshawk. But in her grief, she saw that the goshawk’s fierce and feral temperament mirrored her own.