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A Reading with Rebecca Solnit, the Stein Visiting Writer

Writer, historian, and activist Rebecca Solnit is the author of about eighteen books on environment, landscape, representation, disaster, politics, hope, and feminism, including a trilogy of atlases and the booksMen Explain Things to Me; The Faraway Nearby; A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities that Arise in Disaster; A Field Guide to Getting Lost; Wanderlust: A History of Walking; and River of Shadows, Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West (for which she received a Guggenheim, the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism, and the Lannan Literary Award). A product of the California public education system from kindergarten to graduate school, she is a columnist at Harper’s.

Details

When:

Wednesday, April 26, 2017. 08:00 PM

Where:

Mackenzie Room, Huang Engineering Building

Sponsor:

Creative Writing Program

Contact:

650-723-0011
batanero@stanford.edu

Admission:

Free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations required.