"This beautifully written book has the verve of an adventure story." —Wall Street Journal
The book—companion to a PBS series—that proves humans are causing global warming and offers a path to the future.
Finalist for the 2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Science and Technology: the surprising, untold story about the poetic and deeply human (cognitive) capacity to name the natural world.
The book John James Audubon would have made if he had used a camera.
Amazing Rare Things is enthralling, with elegant natural history drawings from the British Royal Collection married to beautiful prose.