David Quammen

Science journalist and author

David Quammen is a science journalist and author whose twelve books include The Song of the Dodo, Natural Acts, and The Reluctant Mr. Darwin. He’s a three-time recipient of the National Magazine Award, a longtime contributor to Harper’s, Outside, The New York Times Book Review, and other magazines, and a Contributing Writer for National Geographic. In 2012 he received the Stephen Jay Gould Award from the Society for the Study of Evolution. His new book is Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, to be published by W. W. Norton in October.