Charles C. Mann (born 1955) is an American journalist and author, specializing in scientific topics. His [1 ] 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus won the National Academies Communication Award for best book of the year. He is the coauthor of four books, and contributing editor for , Science , and " Atlantic Monthly Wired".
Mann has also written for "
Fortune", " The New York Times", " Smithsonian", " Technology Review", " Vanity Fair", and " The Washington Post". In 2005 he wrote [2 ] , followed in 2011 by 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus . 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created He served as a judge for the [3 ] PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award in 2012. [4 ]
He is a three-time "
National Magazine Award" finalist and a recipient of writing awards from the American Bar Association, the American Institute of Physics, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Lannan Foundation. He lives in [2 ] Amherst, Massachusetts with his wife and children. [5 ]
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Mark L. Plummer) The Aspirin Wars: Money, Medicine, and 100 Years of Rampant Competition, Harvard Business School Press, 1991 (With
Robert P. Crease) The Second Creation: Makers of the Revolution in 20th-Century Physics, 1986; rev. ed., 1995 (With Mark L. Plummer)
Noah’s Choice: The Future of Endangered Species, 1995 (With
David H. Freedman) @ Large: The Strange Case of the World's Biggest Internet Invasion, 1997
, 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus Knopf, 2005 "Our Good Earth: The future rests on the soil beneath our feet; Can we save it?"
National Geographic, September 2008. 80-107.
, 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created Knopf, 2011 "
State of the Species: Does success spell doom for Homo sapiens?," Orion Magazine, November/December 2012.
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