Alan Weisman discussion in the Gallery
Friday, 12 April, 2013 | 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Special guest, Alan Weisman will be discussing “Where Do We Go From Here” in the Gallery on Friday April 12, 7:00 pm. Alan Weisman's reports from the USA, Mexico, Canada, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Antarctica, western and eastern Europe, Russia, the Middle East, and the Far East have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, Mother Jones, Discover, Orion, Wilson Quarterly, and Condé Nast Traveler. His last book, The World Without Us, an international bestseller translated into 34 languages, was named Best Nonfiction Book of 2007 by Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, and the National Post (Canada), and was the iTunes #1 Nonfiction Audiobook. It was also winner of the Wenjin Book Prize of the National Library of China, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rachel Carson Prize, the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, and the Orion Book Prize. His previous books include An Echo In My Blood; Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World; and La Frontera: The United States Border With Mexico. His next book, titled Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?, will be published in September, 2013 by Little, Brown and Company. A former Prescott College faculty member, he is currently Laureate Professor of Journalism at the University of Arizona and a senior radio documentary producer for Homelands Productions. He and his wife, sculptor Beckie Kravetz, live in western Massachusetts.
Friday, 12 April, 2013
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM