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Writers on a New England Stage @ The Historic Theater

Jared Diamond

Jared Diamond

“ Diamond is the Charles Darwin of our generation, and THE WORLD UNTIL YESTERDAY is an epoch-changing work.”–Michael Shermer, author of Why Darwin Matters

The Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling author of Collapse and Guns, Germs, and Steel takes the stage to discuss his latest book. The World Until Yesterday provides a mesmerizing firsthand picture of the human past as seen in traditional societies (such as the Inuit) and considers what this way of life gone by can mean for our personal lives today. A characteristically provocative, enlightening, and entertaining book, it will be essential and delightful reading.

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Book: THE WORLD UNTIL YESTERDAY: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies ($36 hardcover, $32.40 advance voucher)

About Writers on a New England Stage:

Each literary evening features an author presentation followed by an onstage interview with Virginia Prescott, host of New Hampshire Public Radio’s “Word of Mouth”. Live music performed by the award-winning house band Dreadnaught. Shows are rebroadcast on NH Public Radio. Companion bookstore: RiverRun in Portsmouth


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