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David R. Montgomery

David R. Montgomery is a professor of geomorphology at the University of Washington. He lives in Seattle with his wife, Anne Biklé, and Loki, their guide-dog dropout.

Books by David R. Montgomery

  1. Book CoverGrowing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life

    Finalist for the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

    “The insights gleaned add nuance to [Montgomery’s] pointed critiques of agrotechnology and organic farming, but it’s the findings on rapid soil restoration that compel.”—Nature

    “A call to action that underscores a common goal: to change the world from the ground up.”—Dan Barber, author of The Third PlateMore

  2. Book CoverThe Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health

    A riveting exploration of how microbes are transforming the way we see nature and ourselves—and could revolutionize agriculture and medicine.More

  3. Book CoverThe Rocks Don't Lie: A Geologist Investigates Noah's Flood

    How the mystery of the Bible's greatest story shaped geology: a MacArthur Fellow presents a surprising perspective on Noah's Flood.More