Bugged: The Insects Who Rule the World and the People Obsessed with Them 1st Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-1250095503
ISBN-10: 1250095506
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Editorial Reviews


"Worth reading and contemplating. Mr. MacNeal has an admirable talent for explaining science and nature in comprehensible language." ―The Wall Street Journal

"While working with bugs requires a strong tolerance for what others might consider creepy or gross, Bugged shows that fascinating careers await those brave enough to take the plunge." ―The New York Post

"Entomology at its most enchanting...MacNeal is a witty, informed guide to a world of winged and scuttling wonders." ―Nature

"Entertaining...[MacNeal's] enthusiasm for insects is contagious." ―Science Magazine

"Readers willing to consider creepy crawlies in a different light will glean much from this thoroughly enjoyable text." ―Library Journal

"An enjoyable and important immersion...MacNeal brings boundless enthusiasm to this survey of the insect world." ―Booklist

"MacNeal delivers a joy-filled dose of science, reminding readers that the strange and alien creatures in our midst are not to be feared, but celebrated." ―Publishers Weekly

"The world of insects as described in magnificent detail in Bugged is creepy, beautiful, icky and amazing." ―Penny Le Couteur, author of Napoleon's Button

About the Author

DAVID MACNEAL is a journalist exploring the fringes of science, technology and culture. His articles have appeared in Wired, Arts Technica, VICE, and other publications. Aside from geeking out over comic books, he bakes exquisite pies (especially blueberry) and drinks an array of whiskeys. Sometimes the glasses contain bugs. He currently lives in Denver.

Product details

  • Item Weight : 14.1 ounces
  • Hardcover : 320 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1250095506
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1250095503
  • Product Dimensions : 5.77 x 1.1 x 8.42 inches
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press; 1st Edition (July 3, 2017)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.3 out of 5 stars 27 ratings