I read this book to prepare for a monthly reading group. Each of us could choose any of David Quammen's books for our discussion. I chose this volume of essays. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Foster R. McCurley
This is a collection of short essays Quammen wrote for Outside magazine. They are fantastic! The length of the essays make them easy to read in one sitting. Read morePublished on July 9, 2012 by Julie Hansen
David Quammen is a well-known writer who compiled this book of many of his articles from years past. He relates human issues to natural history phenomena in each article. Read morePublished on March 6, 2008 by James A. Krupka
I was introduced to David Quammen by a student of mine and this is so far my favorite of his unique perspectives on the natural world. Read morePublished on May 15, 2007 by Amazon Customer
A COMPILATION OF SHORT STORIES THAT BOTH ENTERTAINS AND INFORMS. QUAMMEN DOES A FABULOUS JOB OF EXPLAINING THE WORLD AROUND US AND IT'S INHABITANTS.Published on October 28, 1999 by "onejackal"