Remembering Richard Willson | An Island Press author

We’re saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Island Press author Richard Willson. He was a kind person who was fiercely dedicated to creating better cities. Rick’s enthusiasm for regulatory reform, and his optimism for the ability of planners to...

Remembering Forster Ndubisi

Forster Ndubisi was the editor of The Ecological Design and Planning Reader and will be remembered as a kind, unique leader in landscape architecture.


Remembering Herman Daly | An Island Press author

Herman Daly, the author of many books including the foremost textbook on ecological economics, died on Friday, October 28th, 2022. Grounding economics within the boundaries of physical limits, he gained fame and followers worldwide. Dr. Daly was...

Edward O. Wilson | An Island Press author

Our thoughts are with the family of Edward O. Wilson, the biologist and author, who died yesterday at the age of 92. His visionary work on biodiversity, ants, and human nature brought new understanding of and appreciation for...

Atlanta landscape

Naturalist: A Graphic Adaptation by Edward O. Wilson, Adapted by Jim Ottaviani, Illustrated by C.M. Butzer

E.O. Wilson’s bestselling memoir comes to life in a beautifully illustrated graphic adaptation.

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During National Authors Day, we hear from editors on their experiences working with authors.

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After two years at home, sitting in a darkened room trying to make sense of research notes, wrestling slippery arguments into a book, I took the show on the road, spending half of April travelling around the US. It felt great to be out in the open,...

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If you're still looking for a holiday gift, consider getting one of these Island Press e-books (no shipping necessary!). We asked some of our authors (and Island Press staff) for their recommendations.

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The view of the University of Montana campus from the nearby Mt. Sentinel.


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