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Books About Insects

Jan van Kessel the Elder

On our monthly BOOKS program, the topic is books that focus on insects. Insects are the largest biomass on earth, making up 90 percent of animal life. People are fascinated by insects, and many also fear them. Our book experts Jill Erickson, Reference Librarian at Falmouth Public Library, and Dennis Minsky, biologist from Provincetown, share their top picks. We hear from listeners emailing and calling in with suggestions.

Here's a list of books we talked about on the show.

Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.