“ The perfect book for right now. ” – People “ The Anthropocene Reviewed is essential to the mortal discussion. ” – Library Journal, starred review The Anthropocene is the current geologic age, in which humans have profoundly reshaped the earth and its biodiversity. In this remarkable symphony of essays acclimated and expanded from his groundbreaking podcast, bestselling author John Green reviews different angles of the mortal- centered earth on a five- star scale — from the QWERTY keyboard and evenings to Canada geese and Penguins of Madagascar. Funny, complex, and rich with detail, the reviews chart the contradictions of contemporary humanity. As a species, we're both far too important and not nearly important enough, a incongruity that came into sharp focus as we faced a global epidemic that both separated us and bound us together. John Green’s gift for liar shines throughout this masterful collection. The Anthropocene Reviewed is a open- hearted disquisition of the paths we forge and an unironic festivity of falling in love with the world. This is a inked edition.