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Discussion with SaratogaREADS! author Elizabeth Kolbert

  • 07:00 PM

Elizabeth Kolbert, author of the Pulitzer-Prize-winning and Saratoga READS! title The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, will lead a discussion at Skidmore College on April 11, 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.

Members of the public with tickets to the original date must exchange their tickets by Saturday, March 24. Any remaining tickets will be made available to the general public starting on Sunday, March 25 at the Saratoga Springs Public Library’s information desk. The program is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the Gannett Auditorium and tickets will be required for admittance.

If you originally obtained your tickets from the library they can be exchange at the library information desk. Tickets obtained at Skidmore College should be exchanged at the college.

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.

SaratogaREADS! is made possible with the support of Friends of the Saratoga Springs Library.