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Life Sciences

The latest University of Chicago Press catalog in Life Sciences is available on this page in PDF form and as a list below. Please note that some of these titles are not yet published. Unpublished titles can be preordered now; you will not be charged for those titles until the books actually ship.

You may also order online using our secure shopping cart. You will get a 30% discount on any of the titles listed below when you use the promo code UCPLIF at checkout.

Books suitable for the classroom are listed in the Life Sciences section of our Books for Course Use catalog.

The acquiring editor at the University of Chicago Press for this subject is Joseph Calamia.

Featured Books

From the Seashore to the Seafloor

An Illustrated Tour of Sandy Beaches, Kelp Forests, Coral Reefs, and Life in the Ocean’s Depths

Janet Voight

Water Always Wins

Thriving in an Age of Drought and Deluge

Erica Gies

National Parks Forever

Fifty Years of Fighting and a Case for Independence

Jonathan B. Jarvis


From Root to Leaf

Paul Smith

Chasing Plants

Journeys with a Botanist through Rainforests, Swamps, and Mountains

Chris Thorogood

Power in the Wild

The Subtle and Not-So-Subtle Ways Animals Strive for Control over Others

Lee Alan Dugatkin

Fascinating Shells

An Introduction to 121 of the World’s Most Wonderful Mollusks

Andreia Salvador

The Sloth Lemur’s Song

Madagascar from the Deep Past to the Uncertain Present

Alison Richard

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