Geologist michael wellands the desert lands of lost borders tackles deserts around the world but for him a desert is much more than sandstorms its art and history spirit and silence conflict and courage the people who live in the desert and the dispelling of myths. The desert lands of lost borders michael welland lands of extremes contrasts and constant change deserts cover a quarter of our planets land area and are home to some half a billion people. They are lands of desolation but also of romance of blistering mojave heat and biting gobi cold covering a quarter of the earths land mass and providing a home to half a billion people they are both a physical reality and landscapes of the mind. The desert lands of lost borders i have to say that the publishers reaktion books and the university of chicago press in the us have done a beautiful job they accepted all my illustrations and they are spread largely in colour through the text. The desert lands of lost borders michael welland lands of extremes contrasts metaphor and myth deserts cover nearly a third of our planets land area and are home to more than half a billion people
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