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xli, 188 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
"Portions of this book appeared in different form in The New Yorker."
List of illustrations -- Introduction : Adventures in nonfiction writing -- The mountains of Pi -- A death in the forest -- The search for ebola -- The human Kabbalah -- The lost unicorn -- The self-cannibals -- Glossary -- Acknowledgments.
Dramatic true stories about the frightening forces and constructive discoveries that are currently roiling and reordering our world.
9781400064908 alkaline paper
1400064902 alkaline paper