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Friday Inspiration - Heinrich on Why We Run

It is fair to say that I’m obsessed with Bernd Heinrich. I found his book Why We Run: A Natural History to be both rigorous and moving and his lifetime commitment to running to be inspiring. 48 more words

Friday Inspiration

More on Why We Run

When I picked up Bernd Heinrich’s Why We Run, I wasn’t sure I was going to enjoy it. It is both a memoir of ultra training and a mediation on what we can learn from the endurance and running abilities of various animals. 235 more words

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The Homing Instinct by Bernd Heinrich

The homing instinct: meaning and mystery in animal migration by Bernd Heinrich

This is a fascinating look at the pull of home and whether it’s in our DNA to gravitate there in this book by New England-based scientist Bernd Heinrich. 137 more words


Book review -- Winged Victories

The New York Times

Winged Victories: ‘The Thing With Feathers’ and ‘The Homing Instinct’

Avian migration is such a vast and complex phenomenon that it can accommodate star treatment in two new books. 45 more words

Vicki Croke