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A beautifully illustrated exploration of the principles, laws, and wonders that rule our universe, our world, and our daily lives, from the New York Times bestselling creator of Lost in TranslationHave you ever found yourself wondering what we might have in common with stars, or why the Moon never leaves us? Thinking about the precise dancing of planets, the passing of time, or the nature of natural things? Our world is full of unshakable mystery, and although we live in a civilization more complicated than ever, there is simplicity and reassurance to be found in knowing how and why. From the New York Times bestselling creator of Lost in Translation, Eating the Sun is a delicately existential, beautifully illustrated, and welcoming exploration of the universe - one that examines and marvels at the astonishing principles, laws, and phenomena that we exist alongside, that we sit within.

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Ella Frances Sanders

Ella Frances Sanders is an internationally-bestselling author and illustrator of three books. She lives near a windswept coastline in Ireland.Her first book, 'Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words' was published in September 2014 by Ten Speed Press and became an international bestseller. It sat on the New York Times bestseller list for 4 consecutive months, was an Amazon Best Book of 2014, and has had multiple printings in multiple countries, including Japan where over 100,000 copies have been sold.'The Illustrated Book of Sayings: Curious Expressions from Around the World' was published in September 2016 by Ten Speed Press and has also been printed in over eight languages.Her third book, 'Eating the Sun: Small Musings on a Vast Universe', was published by Penguin on April 16th, 2019. It has been featured in Scientific American and the journal Nature. It it published under the title 'A Small Illustrated Guide to the Universe' in the UK and has a growing number of foreign language editions including German, Spanish, and Japanese.

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