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No Immediate Danger

No Immediate Danger by William T. Vollmann
Hardcover
Apr 10, 2018 | 624 Pages
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Praise for No Immediate Danger:

No Immediate Danger tussles with the comprehension-defying nature of climate change . . . terrifying insights are to be found . . . It embodies the confusion of our current moment, the insidiousness of disbelief, and the mania-inducing reality that our greatest threat is the hardest to act upon.  It is a feverish, sprawling archive of who we are, and what we’ve wrought.” The Washington Post

“Vigilant in his precision, open-mindedness, and candor, Vollmann takes on global warming . . . [His] careful descriptions, touching humility, molten irony, and rueful wit, combined with his addressing readers in ‘the hot dark future,’ makes this compendium of statistics, oral history, and reportage elucidating, compelling, and profoundly disquieting.” ALA Booklist (starred)

“[A] rewarding, impeccably researched narrative . . . Vollmann apologizes to the future that we’ve ruined, charting how our choices of energy sources made the planet scarcely inhabitable.” Kirkus Reviews

Praise for the work of William T. Vollmann:

‟One of the few contemporary American writers who’s managed to say some new things in a truly original way.ˮ —The Boston Globe

‟Vollmann’s books tower over the work of his contemporaries by virtue of their enormous range, huge ambition, stylistic daring, wide learning, audacious innovation and sardonic wit.ˮ —The Washington Post

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