The Anthropocene Reviewed (Signed Edition): Essays on a Human-Centered Planet

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$28.00  $25.76
Publisher
Dutton Books
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Pages
320
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780525555216
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About the Author

John Green is the award-winning, #1 bestselling author of books including Looking for Alaska, The Fault in Our Stars, and Turtles All the Way Down. His books have received many accolades, including a Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and an Edgar Award. John has twice been a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize and was selected by TIME magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the writer and host of the critically acclaimed podcast The Anthropocene Reviewed. With his brother, Hank, John has co-created many online video projects, including Vlogbrothers and the educational channel Crash Course. He lives with his family in Indianapolis, Indiana. You can visit John online at johngreenbooks.com.

Reviews

Praise for The Anthropocene Reviewed

"The Anthropocene Reviewed is the perfect book to read over lunch or to keep on your nightstand, whenever you need a reminder of what it is to feel small and human, in the best possible way." -San Francisco Chronicle

"There is something of the sermon in [Green's] essays as he mixes curiosity and erudition with confession, compassion, and wit, searching for illuminating life lessons amid life's dark chaos. His particular mix of irony and sincerity enables him to embrace both the sublime and the ridiculous." -Booklist

"Lyrical and beautiful, funny and hopeful, intricate and entertaining all at once.... Green may have made his name by writing fiction (and for good reason), but this first foray into nonfiction is his most mature, compelling, and beautifully written book yet." -Shondaland.com

"What Green is really telling us with these unexpected stories about Sycamore Trees, Canada Geese, and Dr Pepper is how much there is to love in the world and why that love is worth the effort." -NPR.com

"Each short review is rich with meaning and filled with surprises and together, they amount to a resonant paean to hard-won hope." -Publishers Weekly, starred review

"In his novels, John Green conjures richly imagined, heartfelt drama that lovingly explores the human condition. With The Anthropocene Reviewed, John pulls off the same magic trick while writing about the largest ball of paint...and it is glorious. Every page is full of insight. I loved it." -Roman Mars, creator and host of 99% Invisible

"The Anthropocene Reviewed somehow satisfies all the contradictory demands I have for a book right now: it stimulates my brain while getting me out of my head while taking me to faraway places while grounding me in the wonders of my everyday. I'm so glad it's here. I need it." -Anna Sale, host of Death, Sex & Money and author of Let's Talk About Hard Things

"If loving something out loud takes courage, and I think it does, John Green is Evel Knievel and The Anthropocene Reviewed is a series of ever-more-impressive motorcycle jumps." -Latif Nasser, co-host of Radiolab