Sunday, 27 May 2012

EARTH series launch starts with a bang!


The Earth series officially launched at Waterstones Oxford on Saturday 26 May 2012, with author James Hamilton signing his fascinating book, Volcano.

If you are interested in book signings or public talks, please contact Earth series editor Daniel Allen, daniel@reaktionbooks.co.uk

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Series Launch at Waterstones Oxford

WATERSTONES OXFORD

Saturday, 26 May 2012, 12:00PM

Volcanoes have caught mankind's imagination for thousands of years. Local Author James Hamilton will be in store to launch the brilliant new Earth Series of books.

You will also have the chance to make your very own volcano in the store! Further details: 01865 790212

Pre-Release Endorsements


The Earth series has gained pre-release endorsements from Margaret Drabble, Yi-Fu Tuan, Clive Oppenheimer, Gillian Darley, David Bellamy OBE, Brian M. Fagan and Professor David Lambert.

'What a fantastic idea, science and culture brought down to earth. I can't wait to read the next book in the series.' – David Bellamy

'At last, a series of books on the earth for lay people that combine authoritative, succinct, and entertaining narrative with magnificent illustrations. The Earth series will make us marvel anew at the diversity and astounding beauty of the world around us. Each book will take popular understanding of the earth to a new level. No one seriously interested in the future of our planet should be without them.'
– Brian M. Fagan, author of The Great Warming: Climate Change and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations and Elixir: A Human History of Water

'The books in the Earth series are magnificent. We may think we know about waterfalls, or volcanoes – after all, we learned about them at school, right? But you will know a lot more from these superbly crafted books. Full of information and explanation, and beautifully illustrated, these books have a strong narrative. They keep our attention. They are great geography. These books will get us reading geography for pleasure.'
– Professor David Lambert, Chief Executive of the Geographical Association and Professor of Geography Education, Institute of

SERIES EDITOR: DANIEL ALLEN