Susan Schiefelbein

Susan Schiefelbein is co-author, with Jacques Cousteau, of the recently published book The Human, the Orchid, and the Octopus.

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Learning the lessons of Jacques Cousteau.

One day in the late 1970s, the ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau joined me at a Paris café, pulled a piece of paper from his jacket pocket, and pushed it across the table. On it, he'd listed two dozen words with tally marks beside each. "The winner is saccage," he said.