Books A World in One Cubic Foot Portraits of Biodiversity by David Liittschwager and E. O. Wilson Hardcover, 203 pages, Univ of Chicago Pr, List Price: $45 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleA World in One Cubic FootSubtitlePortraits of BiodiversityAuthorDavid Liittschwager and E. O. Wilson Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Presents portraits of the diverse life forms that moved through one cubic foot of space over twenty-four hours in six different ecosystems around the world. Genres: Nonfiction Art & Design Science & Health Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about A World in One Cubic Foot David Liittschwager Krulwich Wonders... Cornstalks Everywhere But Nothing Else, Not Even A Bee November 30, 2012 You can go to almost any cubic foot of ocean, stream, coral, backyard, ice shelves even, and if you look, you'll find scores of little animals and plants busy making a living. But here's a place — a beautiful, bountiful place — that when you look close — is a desert.