Reading List

  • A Neotropical Companion,  Kricher, John; & Plotkin, Mark
  • A Guide to the Birds of Columbia,  Hilty, Steven; & Brown, William
  • Guide to the Birds of Venezuela,  Schauensee, & Phelps
  • Birds of Ecuador,  Greenfield, Paul
  • The Naturalist on the River Amazons,  Bates, Henry Walter
  • Tropical Nature,  Forsyth, Adrian & Miata, Ken
  • One River, Explorations, and Discoveries in the Amazon Rain
    Forest,  Davis, Wade
  • Neotropical Rainforest Mammals: A Field Guide,  Emmons, Louise
    & Freer, Francois
  • An Introduction to Tropical Rain Forests,  Whitmore, Timothy
  • The High Frontier: Exploring the Tropical Rainforest Canopy,  
    Moffett, Mark
  • Amazon Dream,  Allen, Roberta
  • At Play in the Fields of the Lord,  Matthiessen, Peter
  • A Field Guide to Medicinal and Useful Plants of the Upper
    Amazon,  Castner, James; Timme, Stephen; & Duke, James
  • Spears of Twilight: Life and Death in the Amazon Jungle,  
    Descola, Philippe
  • Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice: An Ethnobotanist Searches for
    New Medicines in the Amazon Rain Forest,  Plotkin, Mark
  • Ayahuasca: Hallucinogens, Consciousness, and the Spirit of
    Nature,  Metzner, Ralph; Calloway, Jace; & Grob, Charles
  • Wizard of the Upper Amazon: The Story of Manuel Cordova- Rios,  
    Cordova & Lamb
  • Ayahuasca Visions: The Religious Iconography of a Peruvian
    Shaman,  Luna, Louis Eduardo, & Amaringo, Pablo
  • Witch-Doctor’s Apprentice: Hunting for Medicinal Plants in the
    Amazon,  Maxwell, Nicole
  • Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary,  Duke, James; & Martinez,
    Rodolfo
  • White Gold: The Diary of a Rubber Cutter in the Amazon 1906-
    1916,  Gheerbrant, Alain
  • The Amazon: Past, Present and Future (Discoveries Series),  
    Gheerbrant, Alain
  • A Field Guide to the Families and Genera of Woody Plants of
    Northwest South America: (Columbia, Ecuador, Peru): With
    Supplementary Notes,  Gentry, Alwyn; & Foryth, Adrian
  • Amazon Journal: Dispatches from a Vanishing Frontier  O’Connor,
    Geoffrey
  • A Parrot Without a Name: The Search for the Last Unknown Birds
    on Earth,  Stap, Don
Dawn on the Amazon has many of these titles
on board our floating library.