The Nesting Bundle: Old Growth and Spark Birds


Cozy up with Orion‘s Nesting Book Bundle: our two top-selling anthologies, Old Growth and Spark Birds. These two books feature some of our readers’ favorite essays about trees and birds, now nested together in a discounted bundle.

Old Growth

Old Growth is an anthology of essays and poems about the rich inner lives of trees. Old Growth is a canopied cross section of Orion’s long history of engagement with arboreal culture, printed using 100% recycled paper, processed without chlorine, and free of plastic.

With a foreword by Robin Wall Kimmerer, Old Growth features works by: Rick Bass, Alison Hawthorne Deming, John Hay, Ursula K. Le Guin, Terese Mailhot, Emma Marris, Cecily Parks, Michael Pollan, Scott Russell Sanders, Arthur Sze, Katrina Vandenberg, Afaa Michael Weaver, and many others.

Spark Birds

This collection gathers the best stories, essays, and poems about birds from forty years of Orion. In it you’ll find owls, cranes, thrushes, finches, penguins, petrels, and buzzards—and the people who love them, including Brian Doyle, John Freeman, Elizabeth Kolbert, J. Drew Lanham, Mary Oliver, Emily Raboteau, Sandra Steingraber, and Terry Tempest Williams. Co-edited and introduced by Jonathan Franzen.