Books written by Elizabeth Kolbert

The Sixth Extinction

Picador | January 6, 2015 | 336 pages
OVER THE LAST HALF-BILLION YEARS, there have been Five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid... More Info

The Sixth Extinction

Henry Holt and Company | February 11, 2014 | 336 pages
A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly... More Info