The Ants by E. O. Wilson, Bert Hölldobler

This book is primarily aimed at academics as a reference work, detailing the anatomy, physiology, social organization, ecology, and natural history of ants. The Ants is a Pulitzer Prize-winning book, written in 1990, by E. O. Wilson and Bert Hölldobler. It was a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1991.

The 243rd greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 27th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Nonfiction (The Modern Library)
  2. - Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction (Pulitzer Prize)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The Ants Hardcover 4873096 $224.61 $169.54 1998
Journey to the Ants: A Story of Scientific Exploration Hardcover 633952 $25.00 $2.28 1994
Journey to the Ants: A Story of Scientific Exploration Paperback 187916 $12.99 $6.50 1998
The Leafcutter Ants: Civilization by Instinct Kindle Edition 313482 2010
The Leafcutter Ants: Civilization by Instinct Paperback 126999 $11.77 $4.00 2010
Ant Cities (Lets Read and Find Out Books) (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) Paperback 43871 $3.72 $1.00 2005
The Ant and the Elephant Paperback 80242 $4.66 $0.01 1980
The Evolutionary Ecology of Ant-Plant Mutualisms (Cambridge Studies in Ecology) Paperback 899296 $31.98 $42.34 2010
One Hundred Hungry Ants Paperback 42104 $3.25 $0.01 1999
The Ant Hill Disaster Paperback 64157 $7.76 $7.53 2014
Race Forever/Escape/Lost on the Amazon/Prisoner of the Ant People/Trouble on Planet Earth/War with the Evil Power Master (Choose Your Own Adventure 7-12) (Box Set 2) Paperback 46611 $17.99 $17.98 2011
Two Bad Ants Hardcover 10117 $7.94 $1.16 1988
National Geographic Readers: Ants Paperback 2125 $0.61 $0.01 2010
The Ant and the Grasshopper: An Aesop's Fable Paperback 465995 $2.74 $0.99 1997
Spring Is Here!: A Story About Seeds (Ant Hill) Paperback 118936 $0.01 $0.01 2008
The Ants Are Marching (Little Leveled Readers, Level C) Paperback 49118 $0.79 $1.99 2003
Ant Farm: And Other Desperate Situations Paperback 36370 $5.05 $0.01 2007
Ant Apocalypse Kindle Edition 774984 $0.99 2013
Ant Farm: And Other Desperate Situations Kindle Edition 155810 2009
Ant and Bee and Kind Dog (Ant & Bee) Hardcover 232241 $4.33 $4.75 2014
Ant and Honey Bee: A Pair of Friends in Winter (Candlewick Sparks) Paperback 400688 $2.58 $3.96 2014
Ant Cities (Let's Read and Find Out Science Book) Hardcover 2963151 $6.00 $0.01
Ant and Bee Go Shopping Hardcover 294745 $7.57 2014
Ant and Bee and the ABC Hardcover 1652542 $140.12 $19.51
Ant and Bee and the ABC (Ant & Bee) Paperback 11544759 $29.49
Ant and Bee Kindle Edition 1279927 $4.32 2014
Ant and Bee and Kind Dog: An Alphabetical Story Hardcover 2956546 $244.89 $21.49
Ant and Bee and Kind Dog (Ant & Bee) Paperback 8521712 $60.68
Ant and Bee and the Doctor (Ant & Bee) Hardcover 370731 $4.33 $4.75 2014
Ants: Amazing Photos & Fun Facts Book About Ants For Kids (Remember Me Series) Kindle Edition 697310 $2.99 2014
ant cities Paperback 1991281 $57.00 $0.01
Ant and Bee Hardcover 13713495 $25.00
Around the World with Ant and Bee (Ant & Bee) Hardcover 62253 $3.69 $4.07 2014
The Anteater And The Jaguar: Is This Our Destiny? A Story From the Oasis of Peace Paperback 90782 $17.23 2017
Ant Farm: A Novel About What's Bugging Society Kindle Edition 599422 2014
Ant Farm: A Novel About What's Bugging Society Paperback 800819 $12.53 $12.59 2014
Hey, Little Ant Hardcover 1814 $8.29 $8.25 1998
Ant and Bee and the Secret (Ant & Bee) Hardcover 662350 $2.94 $6.12 2015
Ant and Bee and the Doctor Hardcover 2805404 $63.33 $24.43
Ant-Man/Giant-Man Epic Collection: The Man in the Ant Hill Paperback 342726 $24.91 2015
ANTS in the WIND Kindle Edition 1359424 $2.99 2015
Ant In An Eggshell: The Fragile Fortitude Of A Black Man Paperback 729064 $13.33 $15.79 2016
Marvel's Ant-Man Prelude Paperback 82365 $12.33 2015
The Ants Go Marching: A Count-and-Sing Book Board book 1411329 $6.99 2016
Ant-Man: Natural Enemy Prose Novel Hardcover 409633 $18.62 2015
Ant and Bee Go Shopping Hardcover 2721832 $40.00 $33.14 1988
Happy Birthday with Ant and Bee Kindle Edition 1402903
Happy Birthday With Ant and Bee Hardcover 2928139 $133.08 $0.49
Ant Colony Hardcover 364916 $12.24 $9.91 2014
Around the World With Ant and Bee Kindle Edition 1138724
Around the World with Ant and Bee Hardcover 2940033 $99.08 $19.21
Happy Birthday with Ant and Bee (Ant & Bee) Hardcover 390517 $3.19 $3.55 2014
World of Reading: Ant-Man This is Ant-Man: Level 1 Paperback 27634 $1.14 $1.14 2015
Ant-Man & Wasp: Small World Paperback 677684 $3.95 $4.00 2011
The Ant and the Elephant Hardcover 957242 $11.64 $11.69 1980
The Ant and the Elephant Paperback 3407219 $1.39 $0.01
Ant-Man Vol. 1: Second-Chance Man Paperback 175099 $12.96 2015
Ant-Man: Season One Hardcover 232350 $6.73 $3.99 2012
Marvel's Ant-Man: The Art of the Movie Slipcase Hardcover 148994 $32.95 2015
Ant Inflammatory Meals for 1: 30 Anti-Inflammatory Recipes Great for One Kindle Edition 265841 $2.99 2014
The Life and Times of the Ant Paperback 33971 $2.91 $0.01 2006
Two Curious Creatures: The Ant and the Centipede. (Little Christian thinkers series) (Volume 1) Paperback 410021 $9.21 $12.05 2016
Ant and Bee and the Rainbow Kindle Edition 608728
Ant and Bee and the Rainbow Hardcover 8970965 $150.00
Ant and Bee Time (Ant & Bee) Hardcover 575190 $2.51 $4.64 2015
The Adventures of T. Treevus Bunks and Ant Mel O. Dee: Found in a Trunk Paperback 209109 $5.99 2017
Ant-Man: Scott Lang Paperback 339644 $21.46 2015
The Grasshopper & the Ants Hardcover 8347 $11.21 $8.99 2015
Good Luck!: A St. Patrick's Day Story (Ant Hill) Paperback 54790 $1.75 $0.01 2007
Ant and Bee Three Story Collection (Ant & Bee) Hardcover 352173 $7.30 $9.50 2016
We Are the Ants Kindle Edition 68754 2016
Make a Million with Ant and Bee Hardcover 551527 $6.24 2016
Wild Bees, Wasps and Ants and Other Stinging Insects Paperback 1015506 $14.95 2017
Picnic!: A Day in the Park (Ant Hill) Paperback 124727 $2.13 $0.01 2008
Left and Right with Ant and Bee (Ant & Bee) Hardcover 393304 $2.97 $1.12 2016
Ant and Bee and the Secret Hardcover 1734378 $60.00 $3.99
The Ants Go Marching! (Classic Books with Holes) Board book 288834 $3.27 $0.98 2008
Ant-Man (Marvel: Ant-Man) (Little Golden Book) Hardcover 78994 $4.99 2016
Ant-Man Wall Calendar 19 Month (2016) Calendar 291430 $7.94 $8.24 2014
Ant Cities (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 2 (Pb)) Hardcover 2784391 $9.55 $9.42 1988
The Ant Kindle Edition 127391 $1.00 2014
The Ants Kindle Edition 358221 1990
The Ants Paperback 162481 $13.12 $52.13 2014
Ant and Bee and the ABC (Ant & Bee) Hardcover 285817 $3.19 $5.29 2014
Hey, Little Ant Paperback 434123 $15.49 $14.95 2005
Ants in Your Pants™: The Picnic: A First Counting Book Paperback 801853 $2.95 $3.72 2016
Ant and Bee (Ant & Bee) Hardcover 270431 $2.44 $3.00 2014
National Geographic Readers: Ants Kindle Edition 344198 2011
The Astonishing Ant-Man Vol. 1: Everybody Loves Team-Ups Paperback 38331 $11.43 $11.43 2016
Ants In Space (Kweezy Capolza Books) (Volume 1) Paperback 581060 $14.61 2016
Ants In Space (Kweezy Capolza Books Book 1) Kindle Edition 531696 2016
Homemade Repellents: 30 DIY Repellent Recipes To Keep Away Mosquitoes, Flies, Spiders, Ants and Bugs Paperback 2427828 $6.53 $7.10 2016
Homemade Repellents: 30 DIY Repellent Recipes To Keep Away Mosquitoes, Flies, Spiders, Ants and Bugs Kindle Edition 23661 2016
The Ant and the Elephant Hardcover 2364583 $37.32 $0.01 1972
World of Reading: Ant-Man Game Over: Level 2 Paperback 25692 $1.91 $2.02 2015
Here's Looking at Euclid: A Surprising Excursion Through the Astonishing World of Math Kindle Edition 203614 2010
Here's Looking at Euclid: A Surprising Excursion Through the Astonishing World of Math Hardcover 660583 $25.70 $3.00 2010
Here's Looking at Euclid: From Counting Ants to Games of Chance - An Awe-Inspiring Journey Through the World of Numbers Paperback 5635873 $11.40 $5.00 2011
Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India Kindle Edition 4876 2017
Ant and Bee and the Rainbow (Ant & Bee) Hardcover 89941 $2.44 $1.78 2014
Big Heart!: A Valentine's Day Tale (Ant Hill) Paperback 167718 $0.84 $0.01 2007
Through the Ant Farm Paperback 502659 $13.87 2017
Ants in Your Pants, Worms in Your Plants!: (Gilbert Goes Green) Hardcover 206342 $7.92 $2.55 2011
Ambrose, Little Ant Paperback 908567 $7.25 $12.02 2016
Ant with the Human Soul, The & Night of the Trolls Paperback 130944 $12.95 2016
We Are the Ants Hardcover 22863 $10.94 2016
Ant and Bee Count 1 2 3 (Ant & Bee) Hardcover 268944 $3.23 $4.68 2015
Anthills of the Savannah Paperback 78925 $3.97 $0.01 1998
Ant Encounters: Interaction Networks and Colony Behavior (Primers in Complex Systems) Paperback 349513 $16.98 $20.29 2010
Naturally Bug-Free: 75 Nontoxic Recipes for Repelling Mosquitoes, Ticks, Fleas, Ants, Moths & Other Pesky Insects Kindle Edition 43091 2016
Anthills of the Savannah Kindle Edition 658363 2012
Anthills of the Savannah Hardcover 1480243 $8.94 $0.01 1988
Ants 'n' Uncles Hardcover 284733 $11.31 2016
Anthills of the Savannah (Penguin Modern Classics) Paperback 5482030 $5.18 $2.99 2007
Marvel Universe Ant-Man Paperback 559845 $9.18 2015
Ant! Paperback 6008100 $7.08 $9.06 2010
Ant! Kindle Edition 422898 2013
Are You an Ant? (Backyard Books) Paperback 42226 $3.83 $1.63 2004
Here's Looking at Euclid: From Counting Ants to Games of Chance - An Awe-Inspiring Journey Through the World of Numbers Paperback 52402 $7.20 $1.81 2011
The Creator's Amazing Ant Paperback 887913 $7.00 2016
Prophets of the Ghost Ants (The Antasy Series) Mass Market Paperback 340756 $3.98 $4.48 2017
An Ant Ate An Apple: Animal Alphabet (Beginner Readers) (Volume 1) Paperback 365927 $9.99 2016
Two Bad Ants Hardcover 2842059 $12.68 $3.72 1988
One Hundred Hungry Ants Kindle Edition 309742 1999
One Hundred Hungry Ants Hardcover 412153 $7.63 $0.01 1993
One Hundred Hungry Ants Paperback 6799951 $0.01 $0.01
Spring Is Here!: A Story About Seeds Kindle Edition 476352 2013
Ants (Science Kids: Life Cycles) Hardcover 16750389 $27.13 2016
Ants of Africa and Madagascar: A Guide to the Genera Paperback 806162 $49.95 2016
The Life and Times of the Ant Hardcover 475125 $68.96 $0.01 2003
The Life and Times of the Ant Kindle Edition 992121 2006
The Life and Times of the Ant Paperback 5936415 $6.04 $3.03 2006
The Adventures of Arnie the Ant Kindle Edition 395131 2016
God and the Ants (The Gory and the Glory) (Volume 1) Paperback 292502 $6.13 2016
God and the Ants (The Gory and the Glory Book 1) Kindle Edition 133354 2016
The Ants Hardcover 274522 $116.00 $50.99 1990
Ant and Grasshopper Hardcover 173469 $9.12 $0.01 2011
Ants, Vines, And Churches Paperback 822511 $12.90 $9.94 2008
Ants in Your Pants, Worms in Your Plants!: A Gilbert Picture Book Kindle Edition 715643 2011
Ants of Florida: Identification and Natural History Hardcover 581573 $57.70 2016
Ants: Amazing Facts & Pictures for Children on These Amazing Creatures (Awesome Creature Series) Paperback 902684 $8.16 $8.77 2017
Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Technology Paperback 74463 $4.42 $2.97 1996
Anthill: A Novel Paperback 190028 $6.42 $2.62 2011
Anthill: A Novel Kindle Edition 290262 2010
Anthill Hardcover 481370 $23.95 $3.23
I Speek Englisch, Ant You? Paperback 1155856 $6.99 2017
Ants (Little Critters) Paperback 184773 $6.17 2016
The War of the Ants Paperback 854642 $9.99 2018
Prophets of the Ghost Ants (The Antasy Series) Kindle Edition 292942 2016
Prophets of the Ghost Ants Paperback 2023248 $35.25 $6.77 2011
Like Ants on the Bottom of the Abyss Paperback 153832 $8.39 2017
Lost on the Amazon/Prisoner of the Ant People/Trouble on Planet Earth/War with the Evil Power Master (Choose Your Own Adventure 9-12) (Box Set 3) Paperback 28385 $11.70 $12.67 2011
Little Ant and the Butterfly (Little Ant Books) (Volume 1) Paperback 531748 $7.99 2016
Fault Tolerance in Cloud Computing: Cloud Computing, Failures in Cloud Computing, Fault Detector and Replication Manager (FDRM), Ant Colony Optimization Paperback 693187 $56.00 $78.36 2017
Little Ant and the Butterfly (Little Ant Books Book 1) Kindle Edition 56205 2016
Ant Hills: Stories of Girls in a Group Paperback 893842 $12.00 2016
Consider the Ant: A Journey into Community and a Study of Biblical Principles for Small Groups, Families, and Individuals as Taught by God's Tiny Critters Paperback 137519 $8.49 2018
The Adventures of Arnie the Ant Paperback 222831 $11.94 $12.07 2016
Captain Snout and the Super Power Questions: Don’t Let the ANTs Steal Your Happiness Hardcover 23649 $14.42 2017
Are You an Ant? (Backyard Books) Hardcover 1848171 $57.76 $16.92 2002
The Life of Ants Paperback 1467264 $5.25 2017
The Life of Ants Kindle Edition 163147 2017
Carlos the Ant (Michael Gresham) Audio CD 1497283 $9.99 2017
Homemade Repellents: Top 30 Organic Non-Toxic Repellents to Get Rid of Bugs, Mosqitous And Ants: (Ants, Flys, Roaches and Common Pests) (Organic Insect Repellent) (Volume 1) Paperback 670193 $8.95 2017
Ant Farm (Seamus McCree Mysteries) Paperback 313327 $14.95 2015
Ant Farm (Seamus McCree Mysteries) Kindle Edition 123402 2015
Michael Gresham: Carlos the Ant (Michael Gresham Series) (Volume 4) Paperback 765292 $8.57 $9.86 2016
Michael Gresham: Carlos the Ant (Michael Gresham Series) Kindle Edition 7076 2016
We Are the Ants Paperback 78043 $7.21 2017
Homemade Repellents: Top 30 Organic Non-Toxic Repellents to Get Rid of Bugs, Mosqitous And Ants: (Ants, Flys, Roaches and Common Pests) (Organic Insect Repellent Book 1) Kindle Edition 109874 2017
Naturally Bug-Free: 75 Nontoxic Recipes for Repelling Mosquitoes, Ticks, Fleas, Ants, Moths & Other Pesky Insects Paperback 43957 $6.05 $4.39 2016
Little Ant on the Go Paperback 102036 $10.00 2017
Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India Hardcover 1272 $13.50 $17.81 2017
From Ant to Eagle Paperback 251062 $6.57 $5.74 2017
Captain Snout and the Super Power Questions: Don’t Let the ANTs Steal Your Happiness Kindle Edition 209542 2017
But I Don't Eat Ants Hardcover 44373 $11.09 $11.08 2017