Synopses & Reviews
"In a category of excellence of its own."
The Washington Post Book World
The Boston Globe
"The Burning Season
is environmental journalism at its best, addressing a globally important issue with a riveting crime story, excellent natural history, and a brighter future for humanity foreseen."
Edward O. Wilson
"An admirable work...compelling. A clear, informative account of the clash in the dark heart of the rain forest."
author of Consilience and The Future of Life
About the Author
ANDREW REVKIN, a science reporter for The New York Times, has written about the global environment for two decades, covering issues from the Amazon to the North Pole. His work has garnered more than half a dozen national journalism prizes, including an Investigative Reporters and Editors Award and the inaugural $20,000 National Academies Communication Award.