David Quammen

journalist and author (via video)

David Quammen is the author of The Song of the Dodo, Monster of God, The Reluctant Mr Darwin and Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic among other books. Spillover was a finalist for seven awards and won two: the Science and Society Book Award from the National Association of Science Writers, and the Society of Biology (UK) Book Award in General Biology. He has been honoured with the John Burroughs Medal for nature writing, an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, an award in the art of the essay from PEN, and (three times) the National Magazine Award. Quammen is also a contributing writer for National Geographic.

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