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The Anthropocene Reviewed, by John Green

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ssgcedits's review against another edition

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Green's wittiness and lyricism are even more evident in essay form than in narrative. And there are as many funny, wacky facts in this book as you would expect from a celebrity nerd. Green's books always leave me feeling a little more hopeful.
My only criticisms are that for a book that claims to review the Anthropocene it is obscenely American in perspective (despite a couple of essays being on non-American topics/stories); and that, if you've followed John Green for a few years, even if you don't listen to the Anthropocene podcast, a lot of these stories will be at least familiar to your ears.

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phobosm's review

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The audiobook is a pleasure to listen to. Audio clippings of near-extinct birds and a singing John Green. Way too saturated with disease and pandemic ramblings scattered throughout the book, got stale eventually.

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