Variety of Life: A Survey and a Celebration of All the Creatures That Have Ever Lived
An illustrated introduction to the classification of organisms.
author: Colin Tudge
View from Lazy Point
From the author’s website: In this intertwined story , Carl Safina shows us that nature and human dignity require each other. The View from Lazy Point follows the arc of the seasons from Carl Safina?s…
author: Carl Safina
Nominated to be a Cornerstone by Lee Grodzins
Visual Display of Quantitative Information
A guide to creating accurate and excellent graphics in support of quantitative information.
author: Edward R. Tufte

Nominated to be a Cornerstone by Lee Grodzins
Voyage of the Beagle
The day-to-day record of a young Charles Darwin, his observations and thoughts, while aboard the Beagle during its scientific exploration of South America.
author: Charles Darwin