A Nigerian farmer feeds her last cow to a man who pays with his life. A biologist in an agribusiness-dominated dictatorship risks death by growing potatoes. An official in a world of water wars tortures a man dehumanised by thirst. Read more
A View from the Bridge is the blog for Books and Arts, culture hub of the top international science journal Nature. Here you’ll find essays on the nexus of science and the arts, reviews of relevant books and exhibitions, musings on science fiction and much, much more. To explore the whole of Books and Arts content, see nature.com/booksandarts.
Barbara Kiser, Books and Arts Editor