Wider reading in Geography

Now that summer is here school work is being rightly substituted for downtime. Inspired by the many teacher posts on social media sharing current reads I’ve started compiling a list of books that any discerning geographer should consider. I’ve grouped the recommendations by GCSE student, A-Level student and teacher suggestions below.

A Short History of Nearly Everything (Bryson)

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Avoiding Hunger and Finding Water (The Environment Challenge)

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Brazil

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Can We Protect People From Natural Disasters? (Earth Debates)

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Canoeing the Congo: The First Source-to-Sea Descent of the Congo River

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Horrible Geography 10 Book Boxset

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Hurricanes vs. Tornadoes vs Typhoons: Wind Systems of the World

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Sahara

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Step By Step: The Life in My Journeys

The Volcano, Montserrat and Me: Twenty years with an active volcano

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This is Planet Earth: Your ultimate guide to the world we call home (New Scientist Instant Expert)

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When the Rivers Run Dry, Fully Revised and Updated Edition: Water-The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-First Century

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This list is a work in progress and will be regularly updated. If you have any suggestions for good reads please share them to the comments below.

Anthony

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  1. Lally Brown
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    Lally Brown says:

    If you need an exciting, factual and gripping eyewitness account of life with an erupting volcano, then may I recommend 5* read ‘The Volcano, Montserrat and Me’ available on Amazon and Kindle! Read first few chapters for free on Amazon, try before you buy!

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