Reading List – The Birds and The Bees


Persephone Theatre is pleased to partner with Turning the Tide Bookstore to create book lists for our performances.

Lists will be curated by the Turning the Tide staff, to act as a supplement to what you see on our stage. They will help to expand your knowledge about the themes, history and information within our productions.

All the books on the list are available for purchase through the Turning the Tide website:

The following books are chosen for The Birds and The Bees by Mark Crawford

List curated by Tracey Mitchell.

The Birds and the Bees
by Mark Crawford

About Birds:

Birdgirl: Looking to the Skies in Search of a Better Future
by Mya-Rose Craig

The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals
by Gail Damerow

The Woeful Poultry Collective: A Novel (Fiction)
by Susan Juby

The Urban Birder by David Lindo Brood: A Novel (Fiction)
by Jackie Polzin

Bird Brother: A Falconer’s Journey and the Healing Power of Wildlife
by Rodney Stotts with Kate Pipkin

Keep Looking Up: Your Guide to the Powerful Healing of Birdwatching
by Tammah Watts

About Bees:

Discovering the Busy World of the Beehive (Children)
by Petra Bartikova

Revery: A Year of Bees
by Jenna Butler

OMFG, BEES!: Bees Are So Amazing and You’re About to Find Out Why
by Matt Kracht

The Bees (Fiction)
by Laline Paull

Bees: Nature’s Little Wonders
by Candace Savage Bugs

(A Day in the Life): What do Bees, Ants and Dragonflies Get Up to All Day (Children)
by Dr. Jessica L Ware, Chaaya Prabhat and Neon Squid

About Divorce, Love, and Relationships: Maybe You Should Talk to Someone:

A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
by Lori Gottlieb

The Love Prescription: Seven Days to More Intimacy, Connection and Joy
by John M. Gottman and Julie Schwartz Gottman

How to Love
by Thich Nhat Hanh

Better Apart: The Radically Positive Way to Separate
by Gabrielle Hartley with Elena Brower

Really Good Actually (Fiction)
by Monica Heisey

All About Love: New Visions
by bell hooks

Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice from Dear Sugar
by Cheryl Strayed

Drama Free: a Guide to Managing Unhealthy Family Relationships
by Nedra Glover Tawwab

Conscious Uncoupling: 5 Steps to Living Happily Even After
by Katherine Woodward Thomas



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