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TitleThe Soul of an Octopus
AuthorMontgomery, Sy
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Nature
ISBN-139781451697728
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages272
Title StatusAS
Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction * New York Times Bestseller * Starred Booklist and Library Journal Editors’ Spring Pick * A Huffington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year * One of the Best Books of the Month on Goodreads * Library Journal Best Sci-Tech Book of the Year * An American Library Association Notable Book of the Year

“Sy Montgomery’s The Soul of an Octopus does for the creature what Helen Macdonald’s H Is for Hawk did for raptors.” —New Statesman, UK

“One of the best science books of the year.” —Science Friday, NPR

Another New York Times bestseller from the author of The Good Good Pig, this “fascinating…touching…informative…entertaining” (The Daily Beast) book explores the emotional and physical world of the octopus—a surprisingly complex, intelligent, and spirited creature—and the remarkable connections it makes with humans.
TitleExtraordinary Insects
AuthorSverdrup-Thygeson, Anne
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Science
ISBN-139781982112882
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages256
Title StatusAS
This enthusiastic, witty, and informative introduction to the world of insects and why we could not survive without them is “a joy” (The Times, London) and “charming...Highlighting them in all their buzzing, stinging, biting glory” (The New York Times Book Review).
TitleWhy Fish Don't Exist
AuthorMiller, Lulu
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781501160349
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages256
Title StatusBSB
A Best Book of 2020: The Washington Post * NPR * Chicago Tribune * Smithsonian

A “remarkable” (Los Angeles Times), “seductive” (The Wall Street Journal) debut from the new cohost of Radiolab, Why Fish Don’t Exist is a dark and astonishing tale of love, chaos, scientific obsession, and—possibly—even murder.​

“At one point, Miller dives into the ocean into a school of fish…comes up for air, and realizes she’s in love. That’s how I felt: Her book took me to strange depths I never imagined, and I was smitten.” The New York Times Book Review
TitleFathoms
AuthorGiggs, Rebecca
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Nature
ISBN-139781982120702
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages352
Title StatusAS
Winner of the 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction * Finalist for the 2020 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction * Finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

A “delving, haunted, and poetic debut” (The New York Times Book Review) about the awe-inspiring lives of whales, revealing what they can teach us about ourselves, our planet, and our relationship with other species.
TitleThe Language of Butterflies
AuthorWilliams, Wendy
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Nature
ISBN-139781501178078
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages256
Title StatusAS
In this “deeply personal and lyrical book” (Publishers Weekly) from the New York Times bestselling author of The Horse, Wendy Williams explores the lives of one of the world’s most resilient creatures—the butterfly—shedding light on the role that they play in our ecosystem and in our human lives.