by Ben Rawlence
“Original and readable.” ―Financial Times’ Best Environmental Books of 2022
“Superb, inspiring.” ―Winner, National Academies of Science Schmidt Awards for Excellence in Science Communications
Finalist, Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism
“Illuminating.” – Silver Medalist, National Outdoor Book Awards
Longlisted for the American Library Association’s 2023 Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction
In the tradition of Elizabeth Kolbert and Barry Lopez, a powerful, poetic and deeply absorbing account of the “lung” at the top of the world.