David Haskell: 'The Songs Of The Trees

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Of his writing, David Haskell says, “I’ve turned my ear to trees, listening to their ‘songs.’ I’m writing about what tree acoustics can teach us, with a particular focus on biological networks.”
His award-winning The Forest Unseen won praise for eloquent writing and deep engagement with the natural world. Now, in The Songs of Trees, Haskell brings his powers of observation to the biological networks that surround all species, including humans. Selecting a dozen trees around the world, he explores their interactions with their surroundings and other creatures, whether beneficial or destructive. Haskell will discuss the discoveries he made during this process and his belief that every living being is not only sustained by biological connections, but is made from these relationships. He reveals a networked view of life enriching our understanding of biology, human nature, and ethics. Deborah Blum, Pulitzer winner and director of the Knight Science Journalism program at MIT says of Haskell, “[he] may be the finest literary nature writer working today.”
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