Jared Diamond

Jared Diamond, Professor of Geography and Physiology at UCLA, is the author most recently of Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed. (June 2012)

Twilight at Easter

The Enigmas of Easter Island

by John Flenley and Paul Bahn

Among Stone Giants: The Life of Katherine Routledge and Her Remarkable Expedition to Easter Island

by Jo Anne Van Tilburg

March 25, 2004 issue

Living on the Moon

Viking Age Iceland

by Jesse L. Byock

The History of Iceland

by Gunnar Karlsson

The Sagas of Icelanders: A Selection

with a preface by Jane Smiley and an introduction by Robert Kellogg

May 23, 2002 issue

The Golden Phonebook

The Golden Phonebook

Genes, Peoples, and Languages

by Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Translated from the Italian by Mark Seielstad

April 13, 2000 issue

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