Books by Kim Todd

Kim Todd’s first book, Tinkering with Eden, a Natural History of Exotics in America, tells the stories of non-native species and how they arrived in the United States. Species covered range from pigeons, brought over by some of the earliest colonists, to


BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 8, 2007

"A breathtaking example of scholarship and storytelling, enriched by ample illustrations of Merian's work. "
An extraordinary portrait of an artist and amateur naturalist who explored the teeming life of the Amazon and helped lay the groundwork for our present-day understanding of ecology. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Overall, a readable but distinctly ancillary account."
A study of birds, beasts, fish, and plants that have undone a paradisiacal New World. Read full book review >