Valorie M. Allen has spent the last 30 years working with environment and population groups. She was awarded the Canadian Volunteer Award in 1994, an event which helped her realize ... Read full author bio >
"An informative, passionate treatise on the impact of population growth."
Barry Boyce was a graduate student in the neurosciences. He has over 30 years teaching natural history and astronomy on and outreach basis on expedition voyages to the Galápagos Islands ... Read full author bio >
"The book is a useful one for science fans, providing coherent and engaging explanations of complex subjects in easy-to-follow language, with a firm foundation in the experience and expertise of a dynamic teacher eager to deliver lessons to an audience. - KIRKUS REVIEWS"
Leonard Krishtalka, director of the Natural History Museum at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, grew up in Montreal, Canada, and studied biology, anthropology and paleontology in Canada and the U ... Read full author bio >
"A fresh, intellectually lively murder mystery replete with a hard-boiled detective consistently delivering nuggets of cynical insight. Author Krishtalka (Dinosaur Plots & Other Intrigues in Natural History) enlivens the genre, not only with his impressive knowledge of the field, but also by highlighting a strain of professional resentment specifically found in academia. The major theme of the novel is the relentless pursuit of truth, and the author executes it intelligently. As a reporter remarks: 'We’re alike, Harry...journalists...paleontologists...detectives. We dig up what history tries to bury.'"
Scott Marshall’s nonfiction debut, "Love, Explained", follows a long career of writing magazine articles and giving lectures and presentations on a wide variety of subjects. He is also a ... Read full author bio >
"Marshall’s prose is clear and straightforward, smoothly untangling complex subjects"
Peter Seidel’s curiosity has led him to many places, geographically and intellectually, looking for answers to largely ignored questions and ideas that are vital for the future of our ... Read full author bio >
"An astute look at the many negative influences currently shaping our world, along with ideas to overcome them."
Heather Spears Bio
Heather Spears, award-winning Canadian writer and artist, has lived in Denmark since 1962. She has published 14 collections of poetry, 5 novels, and 3 books of drawings ... Read full author bio >
"An inventive and intelligent, yet accessible, approach to drawing; recommended for everyone from amateurs to professionals."
Frank Vitale earned a B.Sc. in physics from McGill University and a Masters in creative writing from Manhattanville College. He is a director/producer/writer of numerous feature films ... Read full author bio >
"A superb pictorial and video meditation on the life of cities."
Ted Christopher lives in Rochester, New York. His post-high school, formal education has been mostly technical and included bachelor degrees in Computer and Information Science and also Mathematics (University of ... Read full author bio >
"Christopher persuasively suggests that a materialistic view falls short"
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