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On the Waterstones Blog

Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane

Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane

Waterstones bookseller and keen bird-watcher Greg Eden on Robert Macfarlane's latest book, Landmarks, and the connection between language and nature.

Read Sapiens

Read Sapiens

One book we're very excited about that's coming this autumn is Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens: A Brief History of Mankind. Here's an extract to get a flavour of it.

Thwaites Wainwright Prize 2015 shortlist revealed

Thwaites Wainwright Prize 2015 shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the Thwaites Wainwright Prize 2015 has been announced.

We pick only the fascinating, the insightful and the brilliant for the Popular Science books you'll see here. From Nature books on ornithology to Natural History books on dinosaurs and the prehistoric world, you'll be amazed at what you could learn. Animal owners can also browse the best Pet books here to find guides on keeping dogs, cats and birds in the home.