David Quammen

Quammen’s science journalism creates a fascinating blend of exploration and storytelling.  He brilliantly explains complicated science concepts to his audiences.  Author of SPILLOVER, which anticipated the outbreak of Covid-19 by a decade

  • 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? As it turns out … now we know, it’s Covid-19
  • 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

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