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Portland Arts & Lectures: Elizabeth Kolbert

Thu, Nov 13, 2014 from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PST
1037 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205

Elizabeth Kolbert

Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 7:30 PM

UPDATE: This event will proceed as planned, despite current weather conditions. Please use caution when traveling to the concert hall. Literary Arts will send an email notification to all subscribers if there are any scheduling changes.

Elizabeth Kolbert has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1999; before that, she was a reporter for The New York Times. Her article on climate change, “The Climate of Man,” won a National Magazine Award and was the basis for her book, Field Notes from a Catastrophe (2006). Her most recent book is The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History (2014) which Michiko Kakutani says “is the very model of explanatory journalism, making highly complex theories and hypotheses accessible to even the most science-challenged of readers, while providing a wonderfully tactile sense of endangered (or already departed) species and their shrinking habitats.”

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