Books by Alan Burdick

Alan Burdick is a senior editor for Discover. His writing has appeared in that magazine as well as The New York Times Magazine, Harper's, GQ, Natural History, Grand Street and elsewhere. He lives with his wife in New York City.

WHY TIME FLIES by Alan Burdick
Released: Jan. 24, 2017

"A highly illuminating intellectual investigation."
An insightful meditation on the curious nature of time by New Yorker staff writer Burdick (Out of Eden: An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion, 2006). Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2005

"An open and broad survey successfully designed to make readers think hard about the Möbius strip of exotic and native, and of the human agency in extinction. (6 illustrations, not seen)"
A silkily written excursion into the evolution of ecosystems and the possible threats to biodiversity from newcomers. Read full book review >