- Honored with an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and is three-time recipient of the National Magazine Award
- His work has appeared in Harper’s, National Geographic, The Atlantic, The New York Times Book Review, and in many anthologies, including: “The Best American Science Writing 2005”
- Author of what many consider the definitive biography on Charles Darwin, The Reluctant Mr. Darwin
- Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic — an astonishing quest to discover how and why these diseases emerge, and he asks the terrifying question: What might the next big one be, and when will it surface?
NEW FROM DAVID QUAMMEN
Yellowstone: A Journey through America’s Wild Heart
- Quammen takes readers on a breathtaking journey through America’s most inspiring and imperiled ecosystem—Yellowstone National Park
- The book is an expansion of his writing on Yellowstone published in National Geographic Magazine, becoming the first author in 150 years to write an entire issue of NatGeo.
- This book brings readers deeper into the life of the park than ever before, both commemorating its beauty and highlighting its challenges.