• EARTH SCIENCE

An Explorer's Notebook

Nearly three dozen essays reveal the amazing mind of Tim Flannery: mammalogist, palaeontologist, environmentalist, global warming activist, and a man committed to not only understanding the universe, but improving our little corner of it.

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July 29: On this day in 1878 Don Marquis was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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