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.
Sept. 27, 2013: Garbology common read at Marymount California University, plus discussions at Palos Verdes High School and Peninsula High School.
Sept. 28, 2013: One Book, One Peninsula, Palos Verdes Main Library Garbology discussion
Oct. 4, 2013: Northern California Independent Booksellers Association, Author Reception, South San Francisco Conference Center
Oct. 22, 2013: Publication of A Man and His Mountain, Public Affairs Books.
Oct. 24, 2013: Garbology common read and discussion at Norwalk Community College, CT.
Oct. 25, 2013: Garbology presentation at Pittsburgh Environment and Health Conference.
Nov. 12, 2013: Keynote at conference on Corporate Social Responsibility in the Shipping Industry, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Nov. 30, 2013: On Small Business Saturday I'll be at Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena, where I'll be helping sell books — including some of my own. Please stop by Vroman's Hastings Ranch Store between 2-4pm and do your holiday shopping at this excellent indie.
Dec. 7, 2013: Book talk and wine party at Apostrophe Books, a wonderful indie bookstore at 4712 E. Second St. in Long Beach, CA. 3-5 p.m.
Dec. 9-16, 2013: Abroad Writers Conference, Lismore Castle, Ireland.
June 22-29, 2014: Abroad Writers Conference, Como, Italy.