Time: November 4, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Albuquerque Academy Simms Performing Arts Center
Street: 6400 Wyoming Blvd NE
Website or Map: http://www.alamosabooks.com/e…
Phone: (505) 797-7101
Event Type: author, event
Organized By: Alamosa Books
Latest Activity: Nov 4
Alamosa Books welcomes New York times bestselling author Jared Diamond to the Albuquerque Academy Simms Performing Arts Center celebrating the paperback release of The World Until Yesterday.
The bestselling author of Collapse and Guns, Germs and Steel surveys the history of human societies to answer the question: What can we learn from traditional societies that can make the world a better place for all of us?
Jared Diamond is a professor of geography at UCLA. Among his many awards are the National Medal of Science, the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, Japan’s Cosmos Prize, a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, and the Lewis Thomas Prize honoring the Scientist as Poet, presented by The Rockefeller University. His previous books include Why Is Sex Fun?, The Third Chimpanzee, Collapse, and Guns, Germs, and Steel, winner of the Pulitzer Prize.