Extinction: The Final Frontier

Extinction: The Final Frontier

Extinction. The final frontier of humankind. That is the verdict  of Elizabeth Kolbert’s book, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. Kolbert’s credentials read more as a list of literary accomplishments, rather than a scientific career. She started as a stringer journalist for The New York Times in Germany, where she earned a Fulbright scholarship to Universitat […]