Diane Ackerman


Diane Ackerman shares her sense of wonder and skills as a researcher, creating absorbing and lyrical journeys into the natural world. An internationally renowned and award winning author, her acclaimed nonfiction works include A Natural History of the Senses; An Alchemy of Mind; Cultivating Delight: A Natural History of My Garden; The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story; and Deep Play. Whether through her prose, poetry, or children’s books, she embodies mindful awareness, deep compassion, and delighted respect for our interdependence with nature, and invites the same in her readers.

Selected Publications