August 18, 2010

McKibben Prefers Wendell Berry 'Above All'

Bill McKibben’s groundbreaking debut book, “The End of Nature,’’ appeared in 1989, while he was still in his 20s. Widely considered one of the nation’s top environmental journalists, he maintains a supersonic rate of activity. Besides his many books, he writes frequently for publications from Outside to the New York Review of Books and serves as scholar in residence at Middlebury College. In 2009, he founded, an international campaign to combat the climate crisis.

McKibben’s most recent book is the bestselling “Eaarth’’ (say earth, “but with a little more Schwarzenegger”). A Lexington native, he lives with his wife, writer Sue Halpern, and their 17-year-old daughter in Ripton, Vt.

Read the interview here.

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