Guns, Germs, and Steel

The Fates of Human Societies

By Jared Diamond
(W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393038910, 480pp.)

Publication Date: January 1997

Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc, Hardcover, Paperback, Prebound, Compact Disc

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NPR
Monday, Sep 3, 2012

Freshmen "common reads" are becoming increasingly popular at American colleges and universities. One of the more popular common read assignments is Jared Diamond's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. Originally broadcast on Sept. 8, 2011. More at NPR.org

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NPR
Thursday, Sep 8, 2011

Many colleges have adopted a "common reads" program, where freshmen read the same book during the summer and then discuss it when they get to campus. Jared Diamond, author of the popular common read Guns, Germs, and Steel, talks about what his book can offer young readers. More at NPR.org

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