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The Anthropocene Reviewed

by John Green

As the United States descended into the Delta variant phase of the pandemic and the Oregon sky filled with smoke, I found myself feeling extraordinarily mopey. I also found myself turning on my audiobook copy of John Green’s The Anthropocene Reviewed (courtesy of Once I started, I simply couldn’t stop. I made up extra chores for myself so I would have an excuse to continue listening. Green’s vulnerability and sense of humor pulled me right out of my funk. Some of my personal favorite reviews contained in this collection are “Staphylococcus Aureus”, “The Internet”, “Googling Strangers” and “The Indianapolis 500”. – Liv