Science writer Mary Roach “finds merriment in the macabre.” Witty and wise, she is the author of several bestsellers, including Stiff, Bonk, and Gulp.
A former Harper’s editor and author of Moby Duck, about a shipment of bath toys lost at sea, Hohn is a skilled, precise essayist in the mold of John McPhee.
Praised for his insightful writing about nature, David Quammen is the author of many books, including Spillover. He lives in Montana, drawn there by trout.
A former SNL writer, Marx has been called “an authentic wit” by Woody Allen. She has written several children’s books and the novel Starting from Happy.