Soil to Foil tells the extraordinary story of an element that rules our daily lives. Saleem H. Ali reveals its pivotal role in the histories of scientific inquiry and technological innovation as well as its importance to broader conversations on sustainability.
"Aluminum—who knew? In Saleem H. Ali’s capable hands, the metal becomes the vehicle for an engrossing and enlightening explanation of how our world works—and how it might work much better."
Bill McKibben, Right Livelihood Award-winning environmental author and Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Middlebury College