Free summer e-book from Island Press!

Free Summer Read!

Looking for a summer read? Come along on this "trail of intrigue" by Stefano Mancuso and Alessandra Viola!

Our free summer e-book offer ends July 7th 2018.  Click on the links to get the book from your preferred e-book retailer. 

Available for free until July 7th at these retailers:


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Brilliant Green
      $16.99 Now FREE!

"Mancuso may be provocative, but he’s not alone and he hasn’t been for a long time."
The Washington Post

"Mancuso and Viola blaze a trail of intrigue, to study the seemingly inaccessible, to fathom the unfathomable, to celebrate the essence of life on Earth....This book is nothing short of summer reading that broadens the soul."
San Francisco Book Review

"Brilliant Green...lays out the case for approaching plants as fellow intelligent life-forms... key insights to fields across the sciences, from botany to robotics."
Boston Globe

"A short primer/manifesto on the history and science of the [plant intelligence movement]."

"Read this book: it informs and excites the mind. Exuberantly translated from Italian by Joan Benham, Brilliant Green can be read in a excellent work."

"A brilliant fusion of historical and modern research, Brilliant Green is a quirky little book can be quickly read, yet it is captivating and eye-opening, and will make you stop and think. The authors’ fervor and wit jolt the reader out apathetic anthropocentrism and we awaken in the fascinating world of plant intelligence."
The Guardian's GrrlScientist

[Brilliant Green] is, like the best science, the product of a powerful imagination, one with the ability to see the world from a completely fresh and unencumbered point of view—and to communicate that perspective to the rest of us. So put aside for a couple of hours your accustomed anthropocentrism, and step into this other, richer and more wonderful world. You won’t regret it, and you won’t emerge from it ever quite the same again.
The Omnivore's Dilemma, The Botany of Desire, and other books


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