Carl Coon

Carl Coon was former US Ambassador to Nepal and the author of Culture Wars and the Global Village; One Planet, One People: Beyond “Us versus Them;” and A Short History of Evolution. In 2013 he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Humanist Association.

Posts by Carl Coon

Origin: A Novel

BY DAN BROWN ANCHOR, 2018 656 PP.; $9.99 Dan Brown has written a succession of enormously successful thrillers, including The Da Vinci Code and... Read More

State of Shock in Nepal

My daughter Ellen and her husband arrived in Kathmandu March 4, 2015, on the Turkish Airline flight that skidded off the runway and cracked up on... Read More

Does Altruism Exist?

In nature, absent humans, you rarely find truly altruistic behavior, and when you do, there’s an explanation available that shows how that behavior arises... Read More