Reading Room

On this page we will present a collection of books, practical as well as inspirational and entertaining, fiction and poetry, about the honeybee.

All members and others are urged to send in their favorite volumes for inclusion.


How doth the little busy Bee
Improve each shining Hour,
And gather Honey all the day
From every opening Flower!


Click to hear Peter Cook, Ode to the Bee, audio

The Beehive Metaphor. From Gaudi to Le Corbusier
RAMIREZ Juan Antonio

Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture, Ross Conrad

Toward Saving the Honeybee, Gunther Hauk

The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd, novel

Virgil’s Georgics

Michael Bush’s favorites:

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