John Harris earned degrees in English literature at the University of British Columbia and McGill University. He taught English for many years at the College of New Caledonia in Prince George. In addition to travel literature, fiction and literary criticism, Harris has written seven books, including "Diary of a Lake (2002), Tungsten John (2000) and Other Art (1997). He shares a passion for travel with his wife, writer Vivien Lougheed. Follow their adventures at www. chickenbustales.com.
In a new preface, Harris offers a glimpse at the new science and technology to come, equipping readers with the knowledge to assess the ethics and policy dimensions of future forms of human enhancement.