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Mark Townsend is an award-winning journalist and is currently the Crime, Defence and Legal Affairs Correspondent for The Observer.His numerous accolades include British Environmental Journalist of the Year and he was runner-up in the Foreign Press Association for his war reporting in Afghanistan.Townsend is an active and committed writer, whose work has focused upon crucial and explosive topics.
From the cover it looks like eco-pop-art - 3 chapters in though you realise it's quite the opposite. deafeningly real. Read morePublished on 18 Jun. 2009 by Morwenna Ferrier
A novel and important voice on perhaps the biggest threat of our times. Written with wit and intellect, Townsend manages to avoid the pomposity and pious tone of much environmental... Read morePublished on 19 Sept. 2008 by Amazon Customer
A tour de force. Written with an intensity and wit that makes for addictive reading. Hliarious, arch and disturbing it is an anti-manifesto narrated at a frantic pace. Read morePublished on 13 Sept. 2008 by Mashup
I loved this book - it is a refreshing take on today's most important issues, written with style and a great sense of humour. Read morePublished on 11 Sept. 2008 by Literature Lover
We have all heard of the tipping point, the moment when public ideas and behaviour change, well this book could be the tipping point when it comes to environmental thinking. Read morePublished on 10 Sept. 2008 by Ivana B Greene