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Recommended Reading


The following books are part of the green house dorm library collection


Title Author Number of Copies
A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson 1
A Walk in the Woods Bill Bryson 1
American Chestnut Susan Freinkel 1
An Inconvenient Truth Al Gore 1
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life Barbara Kingsolver 1
Around the Square 1830-1890 Ed. By Mindy Cantor 1
Around Washington Square Luther S. Harris 1
Atlantic and Gulf Coasts William Amos / Stephen Amos 1
Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature Janine Benyus 1
Birds of the Mid-Atlantic Fred J. Aslop III 1
Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility Ted Nordhaus / Michael Shellenberger 1
Cannabis: A History Martin Booth 1
Central Park, An American Masterpiece Sara Cedar Miller 1
Central Park: A History and A Guide Henry Hope Reed / Sophia Duckworth 1
Central Park: A Photographic Guide Henry Hope Reed 1
Coal: A Human History Barbara Freese 1
Cooking for a New Earth Carl Jerome 1
Cradle to Cradle William McDonough / Michael Braungart 1
Degrees that Matter: Climate Change and the University Ann Rappaport / Sarah Hammond Creighton 1
Design Like You Give a Damn Ed. By Architecture for Humanity 1
Dispatches From The Edge Anderson Cooper 1
Earth in Balance Al Gore 1
Earth Talk: Selections from E-The Environmental Magazine 1
Eat, Pray, Love Elizabeth Gilbert 1
Environment in Peril Ed. By Anthony Wolbarst 1
Exploring the Backcountry of Zion National Park: Off-Trails Routes Thomas Brereton / James Dunaway 1
Faith in a Seed Henry David Thoreau 1
Fast Food Nation Eric Schlosser 1
First Along the River Benjamin Kline 1
Flight of the Red Beaver Larry L. Whitesitt 1
Food Politics Marion Nestle 1
Food, Inc. Peter Pringle 1
Footsteps on the Ice M. L. Paine 1
Gaviotas Alan Weisman 1
Governing the Metropolis Scott Greer 1
GRE Geology Practice Test 1
Green Architecture James Wines 1
Greening the Ivory Tower Sarah Hammond Creighton 1
Greenopia: New York City 1
H20: Highlands to Ocean Tony Hiss / Christopher Meier 1
Heartbeats in the Muck: A Dramatic Look at the History, Sea Life, and Environment of New York Harbor John Waldman 1
How, Flat, and Crowded Thomas L. Friedman 1
Hudson River Journey Joanne Michaels 1
In Defense of Food Michael Pollan 1
Into the Wild John Krakauer 1
James Bowdoin: Patriot and Man of The Enlightenment Gordon E. Kershaw 1
John James Audubon: The Making of an American Richard Rhodes 1
Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder Richard Louv 1
Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York City Eric W. Sanderson 1
Natural Capitalism Paul Hawken / Amory Lovins / L. Hunter Lovins 1
Natural History of New York City John Kieran 1
Our Poisoned Planet -- Can We Save It? U.S. World and News Report 1
Oxford Dictionary of Environment and Conservation Chris Park 1
Paradise on Earth: The Gardens of Western Europe Gabrielle van Zuylen 1
Pigeons Andrew D. Blechman 1
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek Annie Dillard 1
Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization Lester R. Brown 1
Power to the People Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran 1
Red Sky at Morning James Gustave Speth 1
Red-Tails in Love: A Wildlife Drama in Central Park Marie Winn 1
Roadside Geology of New York Bradford B. Van Diver 1
Rocks and Minerals Paul E. Desautels 1
Second Nature Michael Pollan 1
Selected Writings of American Transcendentalists Ed. By George Hochfield 1
Should Trees Have Standing? Christopher D. Stone 1
Silent Spring Rachel Carson 1
Small and Container Gardening Peter McHoy / Stephanie Donaldson 1
Small City Houses Kleine Stadthauser 1
Small Wonder Barbara Kingsolver 1
State of the World Bright 1
Storm Tide Elisabeth Ogilvie 1
Subways: The Track That Built New York City Lorraine B. Diehl 1
Survival of the Sickest Sharon Moalem 1
Sustainability on Campus: Stories and Strategies for Change Ed. By Peggy F. Barlett / Geoffrey W. Chase 1
Teaching a Stone to Talk Annie Dillard 1
The Audubon Society Field Guide to Butterflies 1
The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles and Amphibians 1
The Best American Magazine Writing 2004 1
The Better World Shopping Guide Ellis Jones 1
The Big Oyster: A Molluscular History of New York Mark Kurlansky 1
The Boilerplate Rhino David Quammen 1
The Book of Herbs Barty Phillips 1
The Botany of Desire Michael Pollan 1
The City In History Lewis Mumford 1
The Dead of Winter Dominic Cooper 1
The Death and Life of Great American Cities Jane Jacobs 1
The Eco-Travel Guide Alastair Fuad-Luke 1
The Ecology Controversy Ed. By Gary McCuen / David Bender 1
The Elements of Style William Strunk / E.B. White 1
The End of Oil Paul Roberts 1
The Flight of the Iguana David Quammen 1
The Founding Fish John McPhee 1
The Fruit Hunters Adam Leith Gollner 1
The Grand Masters of Maine Gardening and Some of Their Disciples Jane Lamb 1
The Granite Pail Lorine Niedecker 1
The High Valley Kenneth E. Read 1
The Life of the Skies: Birding at the End of Nature Jonathan Rosen 1
The Long-Shadowed Forest Helen Hoover 1
The Map That Changed the World Simon Winchester 1
The Meadowlands: Wilderness Adventures on the Edge of A City Robert Sullivan 1
The Member of the Wedding Carson McCullers 1
The Nature Catalog 1
The New York Botanical Garden: An Illustrated Chronical of Plants and People Ogden Tanner / Adele Auchincloss 1
The New York City Audubon Society Guide to Finding Birds in the Metropolitan Area Marcia T. Fowle / Paul Kerlinger 1
The Old Farmer's Almanac 2008 1
The Omnivore's Dilemma Michael Pollan 1
The Origin of Species Charles Darwin 1
The Phoenix Project: Shifting from Oil to Hydrogen Harry Braun 1
The Solution to Pollution Laurence Sombke 1
The Song of the Dodo David Quammen 1
The Vegetarian Manifesto Perry / Lytle / Jacobs 1
The World is Flat Thomas L. Friedman 1
The World Without Us Alan Weisman 1
True North: Peary, Cook, and The Race to The Pole Bruce Henderson 1
Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone Deborah Madison 1
View With a Grain of Sand Wislawa Szymborska 1
Voices of Forgotten Worlds Ed. By Larry Blumenfeld 1
Voyage of the Turtle: In Pursuit of the Earth's Last Dinosaur Carl Safina 1
Walden and Civil Disobedience Henry David Thoreau 1
Water for Gotham Gerard T. Koeppel 1
What is American in American Art? Mary Black 1
What to Eat Marion Nestle 1
World Changing: A User's Guide to the 21st Century Ed. By Alex Steffen 1