This is a dense book that takes a lot of attention, but it's well worth the effort. Quammen writes in a surprisingly breezy style for what is, in the end, a scholarly book. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Tippa
Quammen is a great author... he does his homework and tells it in a interesting and entertaining way.Published 29 days ago by Terry Ginsberg
I read this book many years ago and i ran across some new information that triggered my interest in the book -again.
Simply put... Read more
Fantastic book by an engaging and personable author. Well researched and translated to a language anyone can understand, the book is enjoyable due to it's seamless melding of... Read morePublished 4 months ago by BeeJay
This is one of my favorite books on natural history, so well-written, and an interesting repertoire of topics.Published 6 months ago by Miguel Grande
Brilliant, just brilliant. I picked this up in a second hand shop and haven't been able to put it down. This guy writes so well. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Martin Davies