“Science writing as detective story at its best.” —Jennifer Ouellette, Scientific AmericanMore
A Booklist Top 10 Science Book of 2012, a 2012 New York Times Book Review Notable Book, and a Daily Beast "Top 11 Book of 2012"
A masterpiece of science reporting that tracks the animal origins of emerging human diseases.More
"David Quammen is simply the best natural essayist working today."--Tim Cahill, author of Lost in My Own BackyardMore
A revised and expanded edition of Quammen’s first book of nonfiction, including the best of his recent work.More
"Quammen brilliantly and powerfully re-creates the 19th century naturalist's intellectual and spiritual journey."--Los Angeles Times Book ReviewMore
"Rich detail and vivid anecdotes of adventure....A treasure trove of exotic fact and hard thinking."—The New York Times Book Review, front pageMore