Books by Amy Stewart

Amy Stewart's last book, The Earth Moved: On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms, won the California Horticultural Society's Writer's Award for 2005, was a featured selection of the Discovery Channel Book Club, and was named a Best Book of the Year


THE DRUNKEN BOTANIST by Amy Stewart
FOOD & COOKING
Released: March 19, 2013

"A rich compendium of botanical lore for cocktail lovers."
A comprehensive guide to the intersection of plants and booze. Read full book review >
NATURE & TRAVEL
Released: May 3, 2011

An illustrated compendium of facts about bugs behaving badly.

Journalist Stewart (Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln's Mother & Other Botanical Atrocities, 2009, etc.), who blogs mainly on subjects of interest to gardeners, turns her focus to the evil that our fellow living things do to us and to each other. Read full book review >

NATURE & TRAVEL
Released: Feb. 9, 2007

"Stewart writes with humor and insight about real people, entertaining as she informs."
An engaging mix of botany, history and commerce highlighted by profiles of flower mavens and close-ups of rare flowers. Read full book review >
NATURE & TRAVEL
Released: Jan. 23, 2004

"A nifty piece of natural history. Earthworms of the world can stand a little taller."
An admirable portrait of that tireless ploughman: the earthworm. Read full book review >
FROM THE GROUND UP by Amy Stewart
NATURE & TRAVEL
Released: Jan. 19, 2001

"A rich feast of a book that celebrates the extraordinarily satisfying joys of making and keeping a garden."
A novice beguilingly describes making her first garden, understanding that this project involves as much learning about life as about digging a flowerbed. Read full book review >