'The World Until Yesterday' Reflects its Author’s Wildly Broad Scope
23 Jan 2013 // 4:05 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 // 12:30 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