People have lived and died, businesses have prospered and failed, and nations have risen to world power and declined, all over energy challenges. "Energy" reveals how human beings confronted the deeply human problem of how to draw life from the raw materials of the world. Simon & Schuster, 2018.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
"The comprehensive history of the Bomb--and also a work of literature." --Tracy Kidder
"A stirring intellectual adventure...clear, fast-paced, and indispensable." --Carl Sagan