Maryn McKenna is an American author and journalist. She has written for Nature, National Geographic, and Scientific American, and spoke on antibiotics at TED 2015.
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People on here may not know that @maggiekb1 wrote a very good book on the electrical power grid and knows stuff. – source
Maryn McKennaFeb 16, 2021
Also recommended byAlex Wild
Documents the effects of the deadly Spanish Influenza which swept along the United States' coasts during the last months of World War I....
I mean, I shouldn’t be surprised, because I started writing about 1918 in 1998*, and read Alfred Crosby, whose amazing book Epidemic and Peace, 1918 (later reworked as America’s Forgotten Pandemic) documented the hole in collective memory that 1918 had fallen into. 1/x – source
Maryn McKennaMay 15, 2020
@rdhduke @moorehn Recommended reading: King Leopold’s Ghost, by Adam Hochschild. Came out maybe 20 years ago, but was a best-seller in its time, all about atrocities what was the colonized Belgian Congo. – source
Maryn McKennaAug 18, 2019
Also recommended bySam Freedman