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14 Best Nature Books of All Time


Our goal: Build the most true list of best Nature books.

Our process:
1. Search for "best Nature books" and study the top 5 articles.
2. Add only the top books (mentioned 2+ times).
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This process takes a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  1. MOST RECOMMENDED!
    1
    Appears in 2 articles
  2. 2

    Life of Pi

    Yann Martel

    Appears in 2 articles
  3. 3
    Appears in 2 articles
  4. 4

    H Is for Hawk

    Helen Macdonald

    Appears in 2 articles
  5. 5
    Appears in 2 articles
  6. 6

    Walden

    Henry David Thoreau

    Appears in 2 articles
  7. 7

    Silent Spring

    Rachel Carson

    Appears in 2 articles
  8. 9
    Appears in 2 articles
  9. 10
    Appears in 2 articles
  10. 12

    My Side of the Mountain

    Jean Craighead George

    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 13
    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 14

    The Grassling

    Elizabeth-Jane Burnett

    Appears in 2 articles

FAQ

  • How was this list created?

    We searched for "best Nature books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many books are in this list?

    There are 14 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Nature books on the internet.

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