A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Authors in Conversation


Authors Simon Winchester and Stephen Pyne discuss how the quest for land, ownership and discovery have shaped the modern world.


Panelists
Stephen Pyne

Steve Pyne is an emeritus professor at Arizona State University. He has been at ASU since 1985. In 1986 he joined the charter faculty at ASU West, where he remained for 10 years. He transferred to the School of Life Sciences in 1999....

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Simon Winchester

Simon Winchester is the New York Times best-selling author of "The Professor and the Madman." His recent titles include "Atlantic" and "The Men Who United the States." Winchester was awarded an Order of the British Empire for his services to journalism and literature....


Books:
Land
How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World
Simon Winchester
History / Biography
HarperCollins
January 2021
ISBN 9780062938336
464 pages
$29.99, INSTORE
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The Great Ages of Discovery
How Western Civilization Learned about a Wider World
Stephen Pyne
History / Biography
University of Arizona Press
January 2021
ISBN 9780816541119
$35.00, NYP
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