Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond
I LOVED Guns, Germs, and Steel. So when i heard Jared Diamond had written a new book, i jumped at the chance to read it (or listen to it as i downloaded this from Audible).
you can read the summary and reviews on Amazon … here is my overview: great first 2/3 of the book. very poor last 1/3 of the book (at the end, Diamond goes into a diatribe about today’s environmental problems). He’s a great historian and amazing storyteller about ancient people’s … but i think he does a sub-par job on relating that information to today’s world.
that said, this book (especially the first 2/3 of the book) is very much worth the read.