2008-2009 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series

Rebecca Solnit

Title: Rebecca Solnit
When: Wed, Mar 11 2009 | 8:00
Where
: Rutgers Student Center - New Brunswick
Category
: Writers at Rutgers Reading Series

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Admission: Free and open to the Rutgers community and the general public
The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing

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Biography

Rebecca Solnit is the author of twelve books, including River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West (2003), which won a Guggenheim in its research phase and several awards, including the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, after publication. She writes centrally about cities, politics, the environment, and visual culture. A contributing editor to Harper's, columnist for Orion, and frequent contributor to Tomdispatch.com, she is also a recipient for the Lannan Literary Award. Her books include A Book of Migrations: Some Passages in Ireland (1997), Hollow City: The Siege of San Francisco and the Crisis of American Urbanism (2000), As Eve Said to the Serpent: On Landscape, Gender, and Art (2001), Wanderlust: A History of Walking (2001), Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities (2004) and, most recently, Storming the Gates of Paradise: Landscapes for Politics (2007).

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