Summary: Bill McKibben’s groundbreaking book The End of Nature -- issued in dozens of languages and long regarded as a classic -- was the first book to alert us to global warming. But the danger is broader than that: even as climate change shrinks the space where our civilization can exist, new technologies like artificial intelligence and robotics threaten to bleach away the variety of human...
Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019
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Summary: Author and environmental activist Bill McKibben recounts the personal and global story of the fight to build and preserve a sustainable planet, including accounts of leading the civil disobedience to protest the Keystione XL pipeline and of spending a year in the company of a beekeeper raising his hives as part of the growing trend toward local food.
Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2013
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Summary: Bill McKibben--award-winning author, activist, educator--is fiercely curious. "I'm curious about what went so suddenly sour with American patriotism, American faith, and American prosperity." Like so many of us, McKibben grew up believing--knowing--that the United States was the greatest country on earth. As a teenager, he cheerfully led American Revolution tours in Lexington, Massachusetts. He...
Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022
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Summary: "A book that's also the beginning of a movement, Bill McKibben's debut novel Radio Free Vermont follows a band of Vermont patriots who decide that their state might be better off as its own republic. As the host of Radio Free Vermont--"underground, underpowered, and underfoot"--seventy-two-year-old Vern Barclay is currently broadcasting from an "undisclosed and double-secret location." With the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2017