If Human Beings Disappeared Instantaneously From The Earth, What Would Happen How Would The Planet Reclaim Its Surface What Creatures Would Emerge From The Dark And Swarm How Would Our Treasured Structures Our Tunnels, Our Bridges, Our Homes, Our Monuments Survive The Unmitigated Impact Of A Planet Without Our Intervention In His Revelatory, Bestselling Account, Alan Weisman Draws On Every Field Of Science To Present An Environmental Assessment Like No Other, The Most Affecting Portrait Yet Of Humankind S Place On This Planet
See this thread for information. Alan Weisman s reports from around the world have appeared in Harper s, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, Orion, Wilson Quarterly, Vanity Fair, Mother Jones, Discover, Audubon, Cond Nast Traveler, and in many anthologies, including Best American Science Writing 2006 His most recent book, The World Without Us, a bestseller translated into 30 languages, was named the Best Nonfiction Book of 2007 by both Time Magazine and Entertainment Weekly, the 1 Nonfiction Audiobook of 2007 by iTunes a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Nonfiction, for the Orion Prize, and a Book Sense 2008 Honor Book His previous books include An Echo In My Blood Gaviotas A Village to Reinvent the World 10th anniversary edition available from Chelsea Green and La Frontera The United States Border With Mexico He has also written the introduction for The World We Have by Thich Nhat Hanh, available this fall from Parallax Press A senior producer for Homelands Productions, Weisman s documentaries have aired on National Public Radio, Public Radio International, and American Public Media Each spring, he leads an annual field program in international journalism at the University of Arizona, where is Laureate Associate Professor in Journalism and Latin American Studies He and his wife, sculptor Beckie Kravetz, live in western Massachusetts.
- 416 pages
- The World Without Us
- Alan Weisman
- 22 September 2019 Alan Weisman