Jared Diamond

Jared Diamond is a professor of geography at the University of California, Los Angeles. Among his many awards are the US's National Medal of Science, a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, and a Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. He is the author of the international best-selling books Guns, Germs, and Steel (which has sold over two million copies), Collapse, The World Until Yesterday, and The Third Chimpanzee.