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Guns Germs and Steel

Thank You, Jared Diamond

Larry Coben | Posted 03.27.2013 | Books
Larry Coben

Jared Diamond has a new book out, The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn From Traditional Societies, and academic anthropologists are again up in arms.

The Competing Black Swans of Climate Change

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Since the last Ice Age, our climate has not changed enough to threaten the viability of the species. So we make the error of confirmation and assume that it won't change much going forward.

Guns, Germs, and Steel: A Popular History of Human Evolution That Actually Contributes to Understanding

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alex Remington

Popular nonfiction is a tricky beast. It's one thing for someone to write a memoir, or a long-form investigation that the journalist-author has perso...