Another three books for your pre-Festival reading stack!
The Climate War, Eric Pooley. With impressive access to many of the key players, Pooley examines the issues and people involved in the struggle to cap global warming pollution.
Power Hungry, Robert Bryce delivers a state-of-the industry overview of energy policy, with arguments about why some renewable energies are not a suitable solution.
In The Emperor of All Maladies, “Siddhartha Mukherjee shapes a massive amount of history [about cancer] into a coherent story with a roller-coaster trajectory.” (Publisher’s Weekly)
UPDATE: April 18, Siddhartha Mukherjee won a Pulitzer Prize for this book! Watch this video of him in conversation with Elliot Gerson at the Aspen Institute. Congratulations to Kay Ryan, too! She spoke at AIF in 2008.