Charles C. Mann,
Journalist & Author
“Humans are ruled by the same laws as bacteria. This bothers people, because then we might not be special.”
An Interview on the State of the Human Species
Charles C. Mann is the author of 1491 which won the U.S. National Academy of Sciences’ Keck award for the best book of the year. A Correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, Science, and Wired, he has covered the intersection of science, technology, and commerce for many newspapers and magazines here and abroad. In addition to 1491, he has co-written four other books and is a three-time National Magazine Award finalist.