Win a Family Weekend Break with Lovereading and VisitWiltshire - click here for details...

Search our site
The Last Summer by Andree Michaud Read the opening extract of the brand new Andree Michaud book before its publication on 25/01/2018

Richard A. Fortey Book and Novel

Richard A. Fortey - Author


Richard Fortey retired from his position as senior palaeontologist at the Natural History Museum in 2006. He is the author of several books, including 'Fossils: A Key to the Past', 'The Hidden Landscape' which won The Natural World Book of the Year in 1993, 'Life: An Unauthorised Biography', 'Trilobite!', 'The Earth: An Intimate History', 'Dry Store Room No 1' and 'Survivors'. He was President of the Geological Society of London for its bicentennial year of 2007, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Richard A. Fortey

The Wood for the Trees One Man's Long View of Nature by Richard A. Fortey
The Wood for the Trees One Man's Long View of Nature
Richard A. Fortey
From one of our greatest science writers, this biography of a beech-and-bluebell wood through diverse moods and changing seasons combines stunning natural history with the ancient history of the countryside to tell the full story of the British landscape. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/04/2016

Loading other books by Richard A. Fortey...


Author Info

Did you know

At Lovereading you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Richard A. Fortey and hundreds of other authors.

Author 'Like for Like' recommendations


Lovereading has all the new books and also suggestions for 'similar' authors whilst waiting for your favourites new books.

Carol Peace

Lovereading tells me about new books before they hit the shelves, lets me find other authors I may like and has great prize draws!

Sheila Dale

I love reading because my cares & woes vanish for an hour or two whilst I read of the joys, adventures, lives of the characters in the book.

Jennifer Moville

I love the newsletter with reviews of all the new books coming out. Can't wait to open it when it arrives in my inbox.

Rachel Aygin

The selections are so varied and the reader reviews are so helpful. A fantastic website for those who love books.

Ann Quintilla

My favourite thing about is the 'like for like' page this has really introduced me to some good reads! That and lots of honest reviews.

Sam Lewis

I love Lovereading for the wonderful like for like author recommendations and for highlighting new books, it's a great resource for readers!

Lindsay

Lovereading always comes up with great suggestions and has introduced me to enjoyable books and new authors to discover.

Gaynor Passmore

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools