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The World Without Us by Alan Weisman

The World Without Us

Title: The World Without Us
Author: Alan Weisman
Year published: 2007
Genre: Non-fiction.
Threat: What if humans disappeared?
Two words: Though-provoking.






Something very different in the world of post-apocalyptic books, The World Without Us is a non-fiction exploration of what would become of the built and natural environment of our world if humanity were to disappear. It does not suppose a disaster, or any major catastrophe, simply asking what if humans were no more – if we all died, but the world as it stands today was otherwise unaffected. How would things change? The result is an excellent thought-exercise. Read more