Charles C. Mann
Charles C. Mann (born 1955) is an American journalist and author, specializing in scientific topics. His 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, Atlantic Monthly, and "Wired".
Mann has also written for "Fortune", "The New York Times", "Smithsonian", "Technology Review", "Vanity Fair", and "The Washington Post". In 2005 he wrote 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, followed in 2011 by 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created. He served as a judge for the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award in 2012.
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 Amherst, Massachusetts with his wife and children.
His book 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus was translated into Spanish by Miguel Martínez-Lage and Federico Corriente Córdoba, and published in August 2013 by Seven Stories Press as 1491: Una Nueva Historia de las Américas antes de Colón.
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- (With 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.
- Date information sourced from Library of Congress Authorities data, via corresponding WorldCat Identities linked authority file (LAF) .
- Mann, Charles C. (2011). 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. pp. 537: A Note About the Author. ISBN 978-0-307-26572-2.
- "The World Columbus Created". RadioWest website. Retrieved May 29, 2012.
- "Announcing the 2012 PEN Literary Award Recipients". PEN American Center. October 15, 2012. Retrieved February 6, 2013.
- "Charles C. Mann: Biography". Retrieved 22 February 2012.
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