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You’ve found the official website for John Atcheson, writer and author of the novel A Being Darkly Wise, the first book of a trilogy chronicling a small band’s attempt to save some part of the world as it unravels in the face of the great warming.

Here you can find links to Atcheson’s weekly rants on politics, policy, philosophy and the environment, get free access to short stories, view samples of his upcoming novels, see his weekly nature photograph, and catch up on the latest news and views.


Readers are unanimous … A Being Darkly Wise is a “must-read,” “keep you up all night,” “gripping” thriller ... And more.

Lorax meets Lord of the Flies …”

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