David Quammen is the author of seventeen books, a few fiction but mainly nonfiction, including "The Song of the Dodo," "Spillover," and "The Tangled Tree." His most recent book, "Breathless," was a finalist for the 2022 National Book Award in Nonfiction.
Awards: Guggenheim Fellow, National Book Award Finalist. National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. Premio Merck. National Magazine Award (three times).