Jared Diamond
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'The World Until Yesterday' Reflects its Author’s Wildly Broad Scope
23 Jan 2013 // 5:05 PM

The Pulitzer Prize winner's purpose here is twofold: to trace how traditional cultures deal with these issues, and then to draw lessons for contemporary life.

Is Civilization good? Author Jared Diamond Investigates
10 Jan 2013 // 1:30 AM

Jared Diamond may be the world’s best-known geography teacher. The UCLA professor bristles with academic credentials — he’s won a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant

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How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

// Short Ends and Leader

"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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