a book of genuinely big ideas, grappling with everything from extinction to climate change, the challenging context mollified by the delight and affection that pours from the page for the sheer exuberant, improbable wonder of the natural world. Having bought a copy for my girlfriend, I then bought another for Futerra and one for my Dad for Christmas…it really is that kind of ‘must read’ book...
...the craft, love and patience dedicated to the book shine through for the reader. It is a joyous celebration of our fleeting individual ‘instagram’ moment in evolutionary history. It hits the sweetspot of sustainability communications, marrying science with story, using the ‘poetry of facts’ that are beautiful, striking and often jaw-dropping...
18 January 2013
Ed Gillespie writes that The Book of Barely Imagined Beings is:
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