The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light
A brilliantly starry night is one of nature's most thrilling wonders. Yet, in our world of the night as bright as day, most of us no longer experience true darkness. Eight out of ten Americans born today won't ever live where they can see the Milky Way. And exposure to artificial light at night has been cited as a factor in health concerns ranging from poor sleep to cancer.
Paul Bogard travels the globe to find the night in this widely praised book, blending personal narrative, natural history, health, science, and folklore to shed light on darkness. Showing exactly what we've lost, what we have left, and what we might hope to regain, he attempts nothing less than a restoration of how we see the spectacularly primal, wildly dark night sky.
softcover, 323 pages
Join us on August 19, 2021, for a special Book Club event with author Paul Bogard. Register online to attend.