The Oldest Living Things in the World

by Rachel Sussman

Hardcover, 269 pages, Univ of Chicago Pr, List Price: $45 | purchase

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Artist Rachel Sussman begins at "year zero" and travels backwards, photographing pieces of the past that survive in the present, from desert shrubs in Africa to predatory fungus in Oregon, Caribbean brain coral, and an 80,000-year-old colony of aspen in Utah.