The Big Ones

The Big Ones:
Natural Hazards That Have Shaped Us (And What We Can do About


The Big Ones is a timely and essential remembrance of how natural disasters have changed the world in dramatic ways. Lucy Jones is a first-rate storyteller and fine researcher.”
Douglas BrinkleyNew York Times bestselling author of Rightful Heritage and The Great Deluge 

“Nobody does a better job of explaining the science of disasters and the psychology of humans than Lucy Jones. This book is priceless—both as a history and a prophecy.”
Amanda Ripley, New York Times bestselling author of The Smartest Kids in the World and The Unthinkable