Review: The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green
I found The Anthropocene Reviewed to be an entertaining read that was simultaneously about everything and nothing. Although parts of the essays were deeply personal and subjective, I found myself relating bits and pieces back to my own life. And I'd find myself occasionally pausing to think about the central argument that flows between the essays. Humans have been on earth for a relatively short amount of time, yet the planet seems almost entirely centred around us.
I read this one over the space of a couple of weeks, taking in just one or two chapters at a time, which I feel is often the best way to enjoy non-fiction. This one will probably appeal more to readers who are deep thinkers, who like looking beyond the face value of everything, whether it be a board game, a song or a supermarket.