The Resource The sixth extinction : an unnatural history
- The sixth extinction : an unnatural history
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- an unnatural history
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- Elizabeth Kolbert
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- 6th extinction
- Provides a moving account of the disappearances occurring all around us and traces the evolution of extinction as concept, from its first articulation by Georges Cuvier in revolutionary Paris up through the present day. The sixth extinction is likely to be mankind's most lasting legacy, compelling us to rethink the fundamental question of what it means to be human
- ALA Notable Book, 2015.
- Green Prize for Sustainable Literature: Adult Nonfiction, 2015.
- Library Journal Best Books 2014
- Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology, 2014.
- Massachusetts Book Awards, Nonfiction Award, 2015.
- New York Times Notable Book, 2014
- Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 2015.
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