Tony Hiss was a staff writer for the New Yorker for more than 30 years and is currently a visiting scholar at New York University. Hiss is the author of 13 books, including The Experience of Place, The View from Alger's Window and In Motion: The Experience of Travel. The National Recreation and Park Association's National Literary Award praised his lifetime of "spellbinding and poignant writing." Photo by Michael Lionstar.
The eminent evolutionary biologist E.O. Wilson has an audacious vision for saving Earth from a cataclysmic extinction event