Reviews

  • The reader could not wish for a better guide. . . DEEP is a fascinating, informative, exhilarating book, and I wager, it will at the very least have you testing how long you can hold your breath

    Wall Street Journal, on DEEP
  • Truly breathtaking. . . Nestor gets right in with the competitors and rogue scientists who are unearthing mysteries of the deep and its inhabitants that we can't even imagine, in a book that's engaging and eye-popping

    Esquire, on DEEP
  • Fascinating. . . DEEP is beautiful and terrifying, brutal and hopeful. Nestor pulls us below the surface into a world far beyond imagining and opens our eyes to these unseen places

    Dallas Morning News, on DEEP
  • The deeper the book ventures into the ocean, the more dramatic and unusual the organisms therein and the people who observe them. . . Through Nestor's eyes and his stories, it's a journey well worth taking

    David Epstein, New York Times Book Review, on DEEP
  • With a "wow" on every page, and brimming with vivid portraits, lucid scientific explanations, gripping (and funny) first-person accounts, and urgent facts about the ocean's endangerment, Nestor's DEEP is galvanizing, enlightening, and invaluable

    Booklist, starred review, on DEEP
  • With verve and humor, the author describes his own risk-taking attempts to understand the ocean's ancient secrets and the daring and brilliant people who have dedicated their lives to probing deeper. . . Nestor's writing is sharp, colorful, and thrilling. . . An adventurous and frequently dazzling look at our planet's most massive habitat

    Kirkus Reviews, on DEEP
  • DEEP is beguiling and profoundly informative book that reminds us, on every page, that our Earth
    is still awash in mystery and wonder

    Jon Mooallem, author of Wild Ones, on DEEP
  • Put DEEP on the top of your reading list. The book will do for the oceans what Cosmos did for space. It's mind-bending, intrepid, and inspiring

    Po Bronson, on DEEP