Within Our Range Book Study: Anthropocene Reviewed
October 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Read and gather together to discuss and reflect on books connected to the natural environment. Within Our Range, a collaboration between the Greater Arkansas River Nature Association and the Buena Vista and Salida Public Libraries, meets quarterly to study literature related to our relationship to the Earth. Meeting locations will rotate between the libraries, a nature destination, and a virtual offering each quarter to accommodate readers throughout the valley. Books are available for checkout or download through the library or may be purchased at local book stores.
Fall 2021 Title: Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a human-centered planet, by John Green
“The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. In this remarkable symphony of essays adapted and expanded from his groundbreaking podcast, John Green reviews different facets of the human-centered planet – from the QWERTY keyboard and Staphylococcus aureus to the Taco Bell breakfast menu – on a five-star scale. John Green’s gift for storytelling shines throughout this artfully curated collection that includes both beloved essays and all-new pieces exclusive to the book.”