New York Times bestselling author on why consciousness is, fundamentally, everywhere. "First, as far as consciousness is concerned there is nothing, and then suddenly, magically … something. The mystery lies in the transition. However minimal that initial something is, experience apparently ignites in the inanimate world, materializing out of the darkness." Annaka Harris, author of 'Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind', explores in Nautilus the deep reach of our consciousness.