Weisman's remarkable new book discusses population, consumption and the human place on Earth while preserving a real sense of hope.— Ty
About the Author
Alan Weisman is the best-selling author of "The World Without Us, " and an award-winning journalist whose reports have appeared in "Harper's, ""The New York Times Magazine, ""The Atlantic Monthly, ""Discover, " and on NPR, among others. A former contributing editor to the "Los Angeles Times Magazine, " he is a senior radio producer for Homelands Productions and teaches international journalism at the University of Arizona. His essay "Earth Without People" ("Discover "magazine, February 2005), on which "The World Without Us "expands, was selected for "Best American Science Writing 2006," and he is interviewed frequently about how humans exist on the planet.