Loren Eiseley examines what we as a species have become in the late twentieth century. His illuminating and accessible discussion is a characteristically skillful and compelling synthesis of hard scientific theory, factual evidence, personal anecdotes, haunting reflection, and poetic prose.
Swift lyrical openness…an almost Russian abundance and accuracy. Her poems stick in my mind. I don’t see how they can fail to make the great stir they deserve.” – Robert Lowell