Weekend Reading

If you’re looking for something to read over the weekend, look no further! Here are three articles you might find interesting.

Coronavirus: Book sales surge as readers seek escapism and education

A BBC News article detailing an increase of book sales in reaction to the coronavirus outbreak and subsequent enforcement of self isolation measures.

Pablo Escobar’s Hippos Fill a Hole Left Since Ice Age Extinctions
A NYT piece discussing the effect of non-native species on ecosystems - specifically the African hippos brought to Columbia by drug Kingpin Pablo Escobar.

Yuval Noah Harari: the world after coronavirus
The author of ‘Sapiens’ writes about what lasting effect the measures taken to curb the spread of coronavirus might have on societies in the future.

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Have a lovely weekend :man_cartwheeling: