When it comes to phrases in the English language that people least wish to hear in reference to themselves, “parasite infestation” certainly ranks very close to the top of the list.
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As Bowden told Brooke Gladstone during an interview on WNYC’s On the Media regarding his recent book Dreamland, “My dream is to invite a reader into a room and pour a nice cup of tea and then nail the damn door shut.” It is a dream that he has unquestionably realized.
Of all the creatures that fly, swim, or crawl across the face of the planet, perhaps none more commonly inspire feelings of unease, queasiness, and outright fear than spiders.
The latest addition to the Backyard Bird Guides collection of the eminent Peterson Field Guide series, Identifying and Feeding Birds presents all the essential information needed to establish a bird-friendly backyard in a style that is wonderfully conversational without sacrificing any of the basic scientific information in the process.