Recommended reading

Members of the environmental studies faculty contributed titles to this Top 10 recommended reading list for Cornellians.

A Conservationist Manifesto by Scott Russell Sanders (Indiana University Press, 2009)

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond (W.W. Norton & Co., 1998)

Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution and How It Can Renew America by Thomas Friedman (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008)

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan (Penguin Press, 2006)

The Pine Island Paradox by Kathleen Dean Moore (Milkweed Editions, 2004)

The Practice of the Wild by Gary Snyder (North Point Press, 1990)

A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold (Oxford University Press, 1966)

Song for the Blue Ocean: Encounters Along the World’s Coasts and Beneath the Seas by Carl Safina (Henry Holt, 1998)

The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions by David Quammen (Scribner, 1996, and Paw Prints, 2008)

Wilderness and the American Mind by Roderick Nash (Yale University Press, 1967; 4th ed., 2001)