Books by Eugene Linden

Released: March 21, 2011

"A well-rendered but disheartening tale of a life's work documenting the 'human and animal detritus left behind in the aftermath of the advancing armies of the consumer society.'"
A veteran journalist recalls his travels through the world's dwindling wild places. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 7, 2006

"Although whole volumes have been devoted to each of the topics covered, this text provides a sound orientation to a controversial subject."
In this cautionary tale, journalist Linden lays out evidence that climate change is the culprit behind the demise of previous civilizations. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 26, 2002

"No wild claims, but only 'credible stories of the ways . . . animals use their wits.' Draw your own conclusions, says Linden, and keep an open mind."
From an award-winning journalist (The Parrot's Lament, 1999, etc.), tantalizing conjecture about what lies behind the canny behavior of animals. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"Animals are an indicator species, Linden suggests, so take a look: how we treat them reflects how we treat everything else."
Empathetic stories of animals displaying intelligence and fellow-feeling, with some references to controlled experiments to help put the acts in context, from journalist Linden, the author of several books on animal cognition as well as other subjects. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"An above-average effort for a doomsayer."
Linden, a writer on science and technology for Time magazine, argues that we have been living in a period of stability that cannot last. Read full book review >