In a book that will stand as one of the greatest of the last 20 years, Wilson magisterially anticipates the convergence of scientific and humane knowledge in a synthesis which will transform our lives.
Edward O Wilson is Curator in Entomology at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard with which he has been connected since 1953. He has twice won the Pulitzer Prize, for ON HUMAN NATURE and THE ANTS.
The first great ecologist, a pioneer in sociobiology and biodiversity.a giant among popularisers of science - Bryan Appleyard on Edward O Wilson, in THE INDEPENDENT * "There's a new Darwin. His name is Edward O Wilson." - Tom Wolfe