David Quammen’s Conservationist Manifesto From Landscapes of Wonder, Peril and Hope
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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In this episode, Andrew talks to the author of The Heartbeat of the Wild, David Quammen, about how to write with both appropriate spiritual reverence and scientific accuracy about the wilderness.
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Three-time winner of the National Magazine Award (the Ellie) and author of 15 books, DAVID QUAMMEN is one of the world’s top nature and science writers. His 2012 book Spillover, which predicted a worldwide pandemic, was shortlisted for the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award and has made him one of the most sought-after commentators on the coronavirus. He is a regular contributor to National Geographic, The New Yorker, and the New York Times. He lives in Bozeman, Montana.