Discussion with SaratogaREADS! author Elizabeth Kolbert
Elizabeth Kolbert, author of the Pulitzer-Prize-winning and Saratoga READS! titleThe Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, will lead a discussion at Skidmore College on March 2, 2018.
The visit to Gannett Auditorium will explore her work and she will share her experience writing and researching about mass extinction events and how humankind is contributing to the rapid rate of change that presages another. The Sixth Extinction was a New York Times Top Ten Book of the Year and an American Library Association Notable Book.
Kolbert has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1999 and is author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man Nature and Climate Change. She is the Class of 1946 Environmental Fellow-in-Residence at Williams College.