Award-winning science journalist Oliver Morton is the author of Mapping Mars, a contributing editor at Wired, and a contributor for The New Yorker, Science, and The American Scholar. He lives with his wife in Greenwich, England.
I enjoyed this book as much for the crazed asides as for the upsetting insights. --Sunday Times (London) A fascinating and important book --Ian McEwan, author of Atonement, Saturday, and On Chesil Beach A rare delight....Oliver Morton writes so engagingly that [Eating the Sun] reads as a well-crafted biography of the earth on behalf of the plant kingdom. --Prospect Magazine