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David Quammen
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David Quammen’s 15 books include “The Song of the Dodo,” “The Reluctant Mr. Darwin” and “Spillover,” a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award. He has written for Harper’s, The Atlantic, Rolling Stone, The New York Times Book Review, Outside and Powder, among other magazines, and is a contributing writer for National Geographic. He wrote the entire text of the May 2016 issue of National Geographic on the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem – the first time in the history of the magazine that an issue was single-authored. “The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life” (Simon & Schuster) is his latest book.

Selected Works at the Library of Congress

Appearances at the 2019 National Book Festival

Videos from the 2019 National Book Festival