Pulitzer Prize-winning author of twelve nonfiction books, including No Matter How Loud I Shout, Monkey Girl, Mississippi Mud and Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash. Coming in October 2013: A Man and His Mountain: The Everyman Who Created Kendall-Jackson and Became America's Greatest Wine Entrepreneur.
April 13, 2014: LA Times Festival of Books, USC, nonfiction panel, 2 p.m.
April 21, 2014: Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, a Bay Gourmet Event for A Man and His Mountain, in conversation with Kendall-Jackson Chairwoman Barbara Banke, 6 p.m.
June 22-29, 2014: Abroad Writers Conference, Como, Italy.
Aug. 17, 2014: University of Central Florida Convocation, and common read of Garbology as part of the First Year Experience.