Diane Ackerman


American author, poet and naturalist, and wife of novelist Paul West; author of The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us

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The Anthropocene -- or “the Human Age” -- is what scientists call the era we’re in now.

How We Shape the World

The Anthropocene -- or “the Human Age” -- is what scientists call the era we’re in now.

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Diane Ackerman: One Hundred Names for Love

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Diane Ackerman: A Natural History of Love

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