November/December 2012

“Mandala with Bones, Teeth, and Quail Egg,” 
2010 Photograph by Kristen Zellmer

Charles C. Mann Discusses the Fate of Homo sapiens

Managing Editor Andrew Blechman speaks with author Charles C. Mann about evolutionary biology, overpopulation, and humankind’s place in the world. How is Homo sapiens doing, particularly compared to other species? Are we a successful species, and, if so, is our success killing us?