By Lauren Redniss
A howling wind, a thunderstorm, the thrashing solar – it’s with the weather that nature indicates its actual strength and wonder.
In Thunder and Lightning, Guggenheim fellow and Pulitzer nominee Lauren Redniss attracts a brand new account of the elements. She has travelled from the frozen archipelagos of the Arctic Ocean to the ‘absolute barren region’ of Atacoma, Chile, to teach us the weather at their such a lot severe. alongside the best way, via interviews and examine, she has unearthed curious tales of exploration, savagery and twist of fate – tales which express us how climate has formed humanity, intervened during heritage, and the way mankind, in flip, has attempted to bend the elements to its ends.
A e-book of beautiful attractiveness, with every one representation etched and colored by way of hand, Thunder and Lightning informs, charms and transports. a mixture of paintings and cultural historical past, from an uncategorisable and certain inventive spirit, it is going to go away readers the wind, the sunlight and the rain with new eyes.
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