The cosmos and the climate crisis collide in Richard Powers' 'Bewilderment'

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Ideas sprout from his sentences like shoots from the earth; his narratives branch and take root like an interconnected forest. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Powers has put the biosphere at the centre of his writing, while drawing readers in with compelling, captivating stories that get at the heart of the human experience. Of his previous book, "The Overstory", Barack Obama said that it "changed the way I thought about the Earth and our place in it".

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