David Haskell’s work integrates scientific, literary, and contemplative studies of the natural world. He is a professor of biology and environmental studies at the University of the South and a Guggenheim Fellow. His 2017 book The Songs of Trees won the John Burroughs Medal for Outstanding Nature Writing. His 2012 book The Forest Unseen was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award, and won the 2013 Best Book Award from the National Academies, the National Outdoor Book Award, and the Reed Environmental Writing Award.
Longlisted for the 2023 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award
“[A] glorious guide to the miracle of life’s sound.” —The New York Times Book Review
A lyrical exploration of the diverse sounds of our planet, the creat...[SEE MORE]