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3 New Books Explore Mysteries and Trauma on Everest

‘The Third Pole,’ ‘See You Tomorrow,’ and ‘The Next Everest’ offer a compelling tour of the mountain’s recent history, from snowboard descents in the early 2000s to the deadly earthquake of 2015

Svati Kirsten Narula
Apr 20, 2021

How Not to Feel Paralyzed by Climate Disaster

Two new books, ‘Under the Sky We Make’ and ‘Overheated,’ lay out a plan to overcome our cynicism and anxiety and realize a sustainable, carbon-free future

Heather Hansman
Apr 15, 2021

What Plants Can Teach Us About Politics

In his new book, ‘The Nation of Plants,’ botanist Stefano Mancuso suggests that human democracies may have something to learn from the world’s trees and flowers

Max Norman
Apr 13, 2021