David Quammen

Quammen’s science journalism creates a fascinating blend of exploration and storytelling.  He brilliantly explains complicated science concepts to his audiences.  Three-time recipient of the National Magazine Award and long-time contributing writer for National Geographic.

  • 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

  • THE TANGLED TREE: Nonpareil science writer David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology can change our understanding of evolution and life’s history, with powerful implications for human health and even our own human nature.

NEW LECTURE! — David Quammen offers a full multi-media lecture (with breathtaking photography from the National Geographic award-winning photographers) about Yellowstone National Park – its importance, its beauty, its history. It’s spectacular!

 

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