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Bill McKibben grew up in Lexington, Massachusetts. He was president of the Harvard Crimson newspaper in college. Immediately after college he joined the New Yorker magazine as a staff writer, and wrote much of the "Talk of the Town" column from 1982 to early 1987. After quitting this job, he soon näytä lisää moved to the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. His first book, The End of Nature, was published in 1989 by Random House after being serialized in the New Yorker. It is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has been printed in more than 20 languages. Several editions have come out in the United States, including an updated version published in 2006. His next book, The Age of Missing Information, was published in 1992. It is an account of an experiment: McKibben collected everything that came across the 100 channels of cable tv on the Fairfax, Virginia system (at the time among the nation's largest) for a single day. He spent a year watching the 2,400 hours of videotape, and then compared it to a day spent on the mountaintop near his home. This book has been widely used in colleges and high schools, and was reissued in 2006. McKibben's latest book is entitled, Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet. Bill currently resides with his wife, writer Sue Halpern, and his daughter, Sophie in Ripton, Vermont. He is a scholar in residence at Middlebury College. 030 (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
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Tekijän teokset

The End of Nature (1989) 920 kappaletta
American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau (2008) — Toimittaja — 417 kappaletta
The Age of Missing Information (1992) 398 kappaletta
We Are Better Together (2022) 31 kappaletta
Hamish Fulton: Walking Journey (2002) 18 kappaletta
An Idea Can Go Extinct (2021) 17 kappaletta
Look At The Land (1993) 14 kappaletta
Plough Quarterly No. 4: Earth (2015) 3 kappaletta
Lewis and the Lighthouse (2011) 2 kappaletta
Live Well, Live Wild (2006) 2 kappaletta
在地的幸福經濟 (2008) 1 kappale

Associated Works

Elämää metsässä (1854) — Toimittaja, eräät painokset14,235 kappaletta
The Best American Travel Writing 2004 (2004) — Avustaja — 182 kappaletta
Granta 83: This Overheating World (2003) — Avustaja — 174 kappaletta
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2019 (2020) — Avustaja — 106 kappaletta
Heart of the Land: Essays on Last Great Places (1994) — Avustaja — 106 kappaletta
The Wild Within (1989) — Esipuhe — 93 kappaletta
I'm With the Bears: Short Stories from a Damaged Planet (2011) — Johdanto — 91 kappaletta
A Spring without Bees: How Colony Collapse Disorder Has Endangered Our Food Supply (2008) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset85 kappaletta
The Consuming Passion: Christianity & the Consumer Culture (1998) — Avustaja — 66 kappaletta
McSweeney's Issue 44 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (2013) — Avustaja — 51 kappaletta
Over: The American Landscape at the Tipping Point (2008) — Johdanto, eräät painokset47 kappaletta
Toward the Livable City (2003) — Avustaja — 26 kappaletta
Wendell Berry and the Given Life (2017) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset22 kappaletta
Penguin Green Ideas Collection (2021) — Avustaja — 12 kappaletta
Wetlands: The Web of Life (1996) — Esipuhe — 10 kappaletta
Rooted: The Best New Arboreal Nonfiction (2017) — Johdanto — 8 kappaletta

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McKibben compares the content of one day's television from 93 stations available in Fairfax, Virginia, to spending a day hiking and observing the animals and plants.
 
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PendleHillLibrary | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 25, 2024 |
It was about my time and where has it gone.
 
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Ferg.ma | 6 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 13, 2024 |
Quick & fun about some accidental “terrorists” who inadvertently kicked off a secessionist movement in Vermont.

I enjoyed this but wish there was more.
 
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hmonkeyreads | 15 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 25, 2024 |
Fun to read. Written as a fable with a gentle, but persuasive, moral.
 
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jdolan787 | 15 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 22, 2024 |

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