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Book Review: The World Without Us

The World Without Us by Alan Weisman

Published by Random House

This week’s book is one that I found whilst browsing through the tome-filled shelves of my Uni bookstore. I love that place: it smells great, is full of books which are my favorite things and has a sprinkling of hot women. Anyway…

Weisman has created a dark fairy-tale world in this best seller non-fiction work. The central idea is simple. How would the world progress if, somehow, we all disappeared? By we I mean humans, Homo sapiens, and by disappeared I mean just gone: no nuclear war, no alien attack, just a quiet and instantaneous exit. Continue reading