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The Genius of Birds. Acclaimed science and nature writer Jennifer Ackerman explores the intelligence of birds. Learn how birds make and use sophisticated tools, solve complex problems, navigate to places they’ve never been, demonstrate astonishing feats of memory, craft artistic creations, negotiate their social world, and communicate in ways that resemble language. The Genius of Birds, is an international bestseller and has been published in 20 languages. The book was named one of the ten best nonfiction books of 2016 by The Wall Street Journal, “nature book of the year” by the London Sunday Times, and a “best science book of 2016” by the National Public Radio program Science Friday.