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The World in a Grain The Gripping Story Of The Most Important Overlooked Commodity In The World Sand And The Crucial Role It Plays In Our Lives.After Water And Air, Sand Is The Natural Resource That We Consume Than Any Other Even Than Oil Every Concrete Building And Paved Road On Earth, Every Computer Screen And Silicon Chip, Is Made From Sand From Egypt S Pyramids To The Hubble Telescope, From The World S Tallest Skyscraper To The Sidewalk Below It, From Chartres Stained Glass Windows To Your IPhone, Sand Shelters Us, Empowers Us, Engages Us, And Inspires Us It S The Ingredient That Makes Possible Our Cities, Our Science, Our Lives And Our Future.And, Incredibly, We Re Running Out Of It The World In A Grain Is The Compelling True Story Of The Hugely Important And Diminishing Natural Resource That Grows Essential Every Day, And Of The People Who Mine It, Sell It, Build With It And Sometimes, Even Kill For It It S Also A Provocative Examination Of The Serious Human And Environmental Costs Incurred By Our Dependence On Sand, Which Has Received Little Public Attention Not All Sand Is Created Equal Some Of The Easiest Sand To Get To Is The Least Useful Award Winning Journalist Vince Beiser Delves Deep Into This World, Taking Readers On A Journey Across The Globe, From The United States To Remote Corners Of India, China, And Dubai To Explain Why Sand Is So Crucial To Modern Life Along The Way, Readers Encounter World Changing Innovators, Island Building Entrepreneurs, Desert Fighters, And Murderous Sand Pirates The Result Is An Entertaining And Eye Opening Work, One That Is Both Unexpected And Involving, Rippling With Fascinating Detail And Filled With Surprising Characters. 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10 thoughts on “The World in a Grain

  1. says:

    Ah sand Who would have thought it could be the subject of such an interesting book The exploitation of sand as a resource has been going on for a very long time but about 75 years ago with the boom in construction and the world s population growth oriented towards cities the needle started to shift towards the unsustainable Specifically the growth and urbanization of China, withthan 100 cities ofthan a million people, in twenty years has equaled the use of concrete in the previous Ah s


  2. says:

    As if there isn t enough to worry about with the over population of the worldjust wait until you delve through this one which is a real eye opener on just what humans the most invasive species of all are doing to our planet Sand is the 3rd most used natural resource after water and air and is in everything you have around you from your phone, your shampoo, toothpaste, the foundation of your house, the road you drive on and the paint on your walls to name just a few and the world is using As i


  3. says:

    This is THE best nonfiction book I ve read in a LONG time I m a person who s not very interested in things science nature technology, so it was rather a fluke that I even read it in the first place, let alone LOVED it For starters, it s just the right length 255 pages with the perfect amount of information, but no...


  4. says:

    Vince Beiser is a great writer and a brilliant researcher I never expected that learning about sand could be so interesting.The book delves into the history of sand, how our civilization has come to rely on it, the negative ramifications of sand mining and how this finite natural resource is ...


  5. says:

    Pretty interesting point of view and some interesting information about sand Much of the focus is on concrete sand because this is the number one use of sand in the world Beiser did good research and seems to have hit many of the major issues surrounding sand, sand mining, and the world s sand reserve At times this was balanced, but other times he seemed hyperbolic, particularly the last chapter which I think should have been scrapped and rewritten he is contradictory, where he ll warn that Pretty interesting poi


  6. says:

    A great primer to get us started on thinking about the commodity we all take for granted sand Right from the critical use of the commodity to the development of various sand mafia groups across the globe, the book does a great job in highlighting the dangers of running out of sand Th...


  7. says:

    Fascinating I learned a lot about the history and economics of glass, concrete, fracking, beaches, and man made land throughout this book However, I am now completely stressed about sand mining it s environmental impact and ...


  8. says:

    So interesting A captivating read that never seemed dry or boring He s a great writer who enlightens us of the myriad reasons sand is unique, important, diverse and a critical element in science industry technology.


  9. says:

    Informative and terrifying.


  10. says:

    Very interesting, well written book But as for me I d be evencontented if there was a lotabout the future of sand and its substitutes.


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