Coperta “Tapestries of Life”

Tapestries of Life

Durata: 8h 22m

The second book by the bestselling author of Extraordinary InsectsThe second book by the bestselling author of Extraordinary InsectsTrees clean air and water; hoverflies and bees pollinate our crops; the kingfisher inspired the construction of high-speed trains. In Tapestries of Life, bestselling author Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson explains how closely we are all connected with the natural world, highlighting our indelible link with nature’s finely knit system and our everyday lives.In the heart of natural world is a life-support system like no other, a collective term that describes all the goods and services we receive – food, fresh water, medicine, pollination, pollution control, carbon sequestration, erosion prevention, recreation, spiritual health and so much more. In this utterly captivating book, Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson sets out to explore these wonderful, supportive elements – taking the reader on a journey through the surprising characteristics of the natural world.Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson is the bestselling author of Extraordinary Insects. A professor at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) in Ås, Norway, she is also a scientific advisor for The Norwegian Institute for Nature Research NINA. She has a Doctorate degree in conservation biology and lectures on nature management and forest biodiversity.Since debuting with a Norwegian crime classic in 2017, Lucy Moffatt has translated books on subjects as diverse as female sexuality, the cryosphere, neuroscience and insomnia – as well as Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson’s best-selling Extraordinary Insects. Moffatt also works from Spanish and has co-translated several Mexican documentaries. She won a John Dryden Translation prize in 2014 and was awarded NORLA’s Translator’s Prize for her body of non-fiction work in 2020.• A genuinely important book that takes the topic wider and fits it into the spectrum of environmental books that are gaining momentum throughout the industry.• Anne is an absolute expert in the subject.• Retailers got behind Anne’s first book in a big way and are continuing to be supportive ahead of the PB publication next spring.• Anne has done and is still doing countless events for all the editions of her books all over the world, and festivals love her.• Will appeal to readers of The Hidden Life of Trees (86k TCM) and The Secret Life of Cows (81k TCM).• Beautifully written, accessible and evocative, Sverdrup-Thygeson seamlessly bridges the gap between scientific narrative and nature writing, answering crucial questions and posing many more.Competition: The Salt Path; Wilding; The Uninhabitable Earth; This Changes Everything; Hidden life of Trees; Secret Life of Cows; Fingers in the Sparkle Jar. Robert Macfarlane; David Attenborough; David Wallace-Wells; Naomi Klein; Chris Packham; Raynor Winn
Publicat de: HarperCollins Publishers

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