350: Tony Hiss

His most recent book, Rescuing the Planet: Protecting Half the Land to Heal the Earth, is surprisingly upbeat for a book whose title includes the words “rescuing” and “heal.” I discovered him through an earlier work, The Experience of Place, in honor of which we break format and, instead of person place thing, talk place place place.

Place #1: Hutcheson Memorial Forest
Place #2: beneath Grand Central Station
Place #3: the biosphere
Randy’s Person: Jeremy Bentham in a box