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The Sixth Extinction

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Description for The Sixth Extinction Paperback. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: PSAJ; RNKH1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 278.
________________ WINNER OF THE 2015 PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NON-FICTION ________________ 'An invaluable contribution to our understanding of present circumstances, just as the paradigm shift she calls for is sorely needed' - Al Gore, New York Times 'Compelling ... It is a disquieting tale, related with rigour and restraint by Kolbert' - Observer 'Passionate ... This is the big story of our age' - Sunday Times ________________ A major book about the future of the world, blending natural history, field reporting and the history of ideas and into a powerful account of the mass extinction ... Read more

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About Elizabeth Kolbert
Elizabeth Kolbert was a New York Times reporter for fourteen years until she became a staff writer at the New Yorker in 1999. She is the author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe: A Frontline Report on Climate Change. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and children. @ElizKolbert

Reviews for The Sixth Extinction
A distinctive and eloquent voice of conscience ... In her timely, meticulously researched and well-written book, Kolbert combines scientific analysis and personal narratives to explain it to us. The result is a clear and comprehensive history of earth’s previous mass extinctions ... “People change the world,” Kolbert writes, and vividly presents the science and history of the current crisis. Her ... Read more

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