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Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World by [Marcia Bjornerud]
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Editorial Reviews

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"One of EcoLit Books' Best Environmental Books of 2018"

"Shortlisted for the Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science, Phi Beta Kappa Society"

"Winner of the 2019 PROSE Award in Popular Science & Popular Mathematics, Association of American Publishers"

"Finalist for the 2019 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Science & Technology"

"A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of the Year"

"Longlisted for the 2019 PEN/E.O. Wilson Prize for Literary Science Writing Award, PEN American Center" --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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"A profound meditation on the richness, depth and entanglements of geologic time."Wall Street Journal

"Timefulness is a delightful and interesting read. . . . Made me feel as though I was having a glass of wine with a friend who was explaining geologic history while sketching on a napkin."―David R. Wunsch, Science

"In this trenchant study, Bjornerud calls for a new geological literacy to instill deeper knowledge of planetary rhythms and processes."―Barbara Kiser, Nature

"A manifesto for humanity―but on a very long timescale."―Mick O'Hare, New Scientist

"Bjornerud's lucid writing gives geology an energy it rarely has in popular imagination."―Justin Cober-Lake, Englewood Review of Books --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • File size : 4019 KB
  • Publication date : September 11, 2018
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 221 pages
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press; Illustrated edition (September 11, 2018)
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • ASIN : B07CSGJKZR
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Language: : English
  • Lending : Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 175 ratings

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Petroxxx
5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent account of our geology and the way we need to learn from its history
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 6, 2019
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S. Wells
5.0 out of 5 stars Timely, eloquent, required reading.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 17, 2019
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Jinx
3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting geology review but tenuous link to saving the world seems like a marketing ploy.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 8, 2019
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Chris Field
5.0 out of 5 stars A delightful, easy read and a lot to ponder...
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 27, 2019
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Richard Hubbard
5.0 out of 5 stars the best introduction to topical geology that I have ever read.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 15, 2020
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