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Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is the author of more than a dozen books, including The End of NatureEnough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age, and Deep Economy. A former staff writer for The New Yorker, he writes often for Harper's MagazineNational Geographic, and the New York Review of Books, among other publications. He is the founder of the environmental organizations Step It Up and 350.org, a global-warming awareness campaign that in October 2009 coordinated what CNN called "the most widespread day of political action in the planet's history." He is a scholar in residence at Middlebury College and lives in Vermont with his wife, the writer Sue Halpern, and... Read More

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The Age of Missing Information
Written by Bill McKibben
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | June 2006
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7607-6 (0-8129-7607-X)

“Highly personal and original . . . McKibben goes beyond Marshall McLuhan’s theory that the medium is the message.”
——The New York Times

Imagine watching an entire day’s worth of television on every single channel. Acclaimed environmental writer and culture critic Bill McKibben subjected himself to this sensory overload in an experiment... Read more

The End of Nature
Written by Bill McKibben
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | June 2006
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7608-3 (0-8129-7608-8)

Reissued on the tenth anniversary of its publication, this classic work on our environmental crisis features a new introduction by the author, reviewing both the progress and ground lost in the fight to save the earth.

This impassioned plea for radical and life-renewing change is today still considered a groundbreaking work in... Read more

The Global Warming Reader
Written by Bill McKibben
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | March 2012
$20.00/27.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-312189-3 (0-14-312189-8)

Van Jones, Al Gore, Elizabeth Kolbert, Naomi Klein, and other essential voices on global warming, from its 19th-century discovery to the present, in a volume edited by Bill McKibben, our most widely respected environmental writer

With the rise of extreme weather events worldwide--witness the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Sandy, Irene, and Katrina, and... Read more

Maybe One
Written by Bill McKibben
Plume | Trade Paperback | June 1999
$17.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-452-28092-2 (0-452-28092-3)

Bill McKibben argues that the earth is becoming dangerously overcrowded, and that if more of us chose to have only one child, it would make a crucial difference toward insuring a healthy future for ourselves and our planet. But the environment alone may not persuade most people to consider having just... Read more

Radio Free Vermont
Written by Bill McKibben
Blue Rider Press | Hardcover | November 2017
$22.00/29.00(Canada) | 978-0-7352-1986-1 (0-7352-1986-9)

 “I hope no one secedes, but I also hope that Americans figure out creative ways to resist injustice and create communities where everybody counts.  We've got a long history of resistance in Vermont and this book is testimony to that fact.”
–Bernie Sanders

A book that's also the beginning of a...
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The Mountains of California
Written by John Muir, Introduction by Bill McKibben
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | September 2001
$15.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75819-5 (0-375-75819-4)

When John Muir traveled to California in 1868, he found the pristine mountain ranges that would inspire his life’s work. The Mountains of California is the culmination of the ten years Muir spent in the Sierra Nevadas, studying every crag, crook, and valley with great care and contemplation.

Bill McKibben writes in... Read more

Life on the Mississippi
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by Bill McKibben, Noted by James Danly
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | May 2007
$13.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-375-75937-6 (0-375-75937-9)

Fashioned from the same experiences that would inspire the masterpiece Huckleberry Finn, Life on the Mississippi is Mark Twain’s most brilliant and most personal nonfiction work. It is at once an affectionate evocation of the vital river life in the steamboat era and a melancholy reminiscence of its passing after the... Read more