“Bottlemania: The Battle Over Drinking Water"

Monday, April 8, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Young Auditorium
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Dr. Susan M. Johnson

 Elizabeth Royte

“Bottlemania:  Big Business, Local Springs and the Battle over America’s Drinking Water”

Monday, April 8, 2013

7 p.m. Young Auditorium

Elizabeth Royte’s writing on science and the environment has appeared in Harper’s, The New Yorker, National Geographic, Outside, The New York Times Magazine, and other national publications.  A former Alicia Patterson Foundation fellow and recipient of Bard College’s John Dewey Award for Distinguished Public Service, Royte is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Book Review and a contributing editor for OnEarth, where she writes the blog The Royte Stuff.  Her work is included in The Best American Science Writing 2004, and her first book, The Tapir’s Morning Bath: Solving the Mysteries of the Tropical Rain Forest, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year for 2001. Bottlemania was named one of Entertainment Weekly’s 10 “Must Read” Nonfiction Books of 2008.

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