Suggested reading, A Walk in the Woods

The following books were listed in the "Suggested Reading" of A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson:

  • Attenborough, David. The Private Life of Plants. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995.
  • Bailyn, Bernard. Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986.
  • Brooks, Maurice. The Appalachians. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1986.
  • Bruce, Dan "Wingfoot." The Thru-Hiker's Handbook. Harpers Ferry, WV: Appalachian Trail Conference, 1995.
  • Cruikshank, Helen Gere, ed. John and William Bartram's America: Selections from the Writings of the Philadelphia Naturalists. New York: Devin-Adair Co., 1957.
  • Dale, Frank. Delaware Diary: Episodes in the Life of a River. New Brunswick, NH: Rutgers University Press, 1996.
  • Emblidge, David (ed.). The Appalachian Trail Reader. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.
  • Faragher, John Mack. Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer. New York: Henry Holt and Col., 1993.
  • Farwell, Byron. Stonewall: A Biography of General Thomas J. Jackson. New York: W. W. Norton and Co., 1993.
  • Foreman, Dave, and Howie Wolke. The Big Outside: A Descriptive Inventory of the Big Wilderness Areas of the United States. New York: Harmony Books, 1992.
  • Herrero, Stephen. Bear Attacks: Their Causes and Avoidance. New York: Lyons and Burford, 1988.
  • Houk, Rose. Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Col, 1993.
  • Long, Priscilla. Where the Sun Never Shines: A History of America's Bloody Coal Industry. New York: Paragon House, 1991.
  • Luxenbourg, Larry. Walking the Appalachian Trail. Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books, 1994.
  • Matthiessen, Peter. Wildlife in America. New York: Penguin Books, 1995.
  • McKibben, Bill. The End of Nature. New York: Anchor, 1990.
  • McPhee, John. In Suspect Terrain. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1984.
  • Nash, Roderick. Wilderness and the American Mind. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982.
  • Parker, Ronald B. Inscrutable Earth: Explorations into the Science of Earth. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1984.
  • Peattie, Donald Culross. A Natural History of Trees of Eastern and Central North America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1991.
  • Putnam, William Lowell. The Worst Weather on Earth: A History of the Mount Washington Observatory. New York: American Alpine Club, 1993.
  • Quammen, David. Natural Acts: A Sidelong View of Science and Nature. New York: Avon Books, 1996.
  • Schultz, Gwen. Ice Age Lost. New York: Anchor, 1974.
  • Shaffer, Earl V. Walking with Spring: The First Solo Thru-Hike of the Legendary Appalachian Trail. Harpers Ferry, WV: Appalachian Trail Conference, 1996.
  • Stier, Maggie, and Ron McAdow. Into the Mountains: Stories of New England's Most Celebrated Peaks. Boston: Appalachian Mountain Club Books, 1995.
  • Trefil, James. Meditations at 10,000 Feet: A Natural History of the Appalachians. New York: Macmillan, 1987.
  • Wilson, Edward O. The Diversity of Life. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 1992.

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