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Featuring:

Paul Bogard

The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light
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Paul Bogard, author of The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light, teaches creative nonfiction at James Madison University. He is the editor of the anthology Let There Be Night.

Genre:Non-Fiction

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Keya Chatterjee

The Zero Footprint Baby: How to save the planet while raising a healthy baby
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Keya Chatterjee, author of The Zero Footprint Baby, is a Senior Director at the World Wildlife Fund. She previously worked at NASA, and was a Peace Corps Volunteer. Her work focuses on building a movement for climate action.

Genre:Non-Fiction

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Frederick H. Damon

(Moderator)
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Frederick H. Damon is Professor of Anthropology at UVa, with regional specialization in the South Pacific, East Asia, and the United States, and topical specialization in social structure and the environment.

Genre:Non-Fiction

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William Gammage

The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aboriginese Made Australia
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William Gammage, author of The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia, is a noted Australian historian. He was a consultant on the making of Gallipoli, about Australian soldiers in World War I.

Genre:Non-Fiction

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William F. Ruddiman

Earth Transformed

William Ruddiman, author of Earth Transformed, holds a PhD from Columbia University and trained as a marine geologist studying past climate. Recently, he has explored his new hypothesis on pre-industrial human effects on landscapes and climate.

Genre:Non-Fiction

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