Jared Diamond, professor of Geography at UCLA, is the author of The Third Chimpanzee, Guns Germs, and Steel, Why Is Sex Fun?, Collapse, and Natural Experiments of History, among others. A recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, he is recognized for the breadth of his interests, which include research specialties in laboratory physiology, biogeography of New Guinea birds, and environmental history. His books have been translated into over 38 languages.
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