Books by Jared Diamond

Jared Diamond is a Professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he teaches undergraduates geography. He has won numerous awards and has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, as well as the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is also a bestselling author, who won the Pulitzer Prize for his book, Gun, Germs and Steel. His books have been frequently recommended on Five Books (see below):

Interviews where books by Jared Diamond were recommended

The best books on The Great Divergence, recommended by Davis Kedrosky

After a slow start, why did northwest Europe move ahead of the rest of the world in the early modern period and establish an economic dominance whose effects are felt to this day? Davis Kedrosky, a student at Berkeley and publisher of the economic history newsletter, Great Transformations, introduces ‘the Great Divergence’ and suggests some books that get to the heart of the question.

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