A Conversation with J.B. MacKinnon on his new book:
𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗗𝗮𝘆 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱 𝗦𝘁𝗼𝗽𝘀 𝗦𝗵𝗼𝗽𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗴: 𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗘𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘀𝘂𝗺𝗲𝗿𝗶𝘀𝗺 𝗦𝗮𝘃𝗲𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗘𝗻𝘃𝗶𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗢𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲𝗹𝘃𝗲𝘀 (HarperCollins Publishers, link: https://www.harpercollins.com/products/the-day-the-world-stops-shopping-jb-mackinnon?variant=32269079838754)
June 16, 2021, 7:30 - 8:30 pm EST
Moderated by Andy Hoffman.
About the book: Consuming less is our best strategy for saving the planet—but can we do it? In this thoughtful and surprisingly optimistic book, journalist J. B. MacKinnon investigates how we may achieve a world without shopping.
About the author: J. B. MacKinnon is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in the New Yorker, National Geographic, and the Atlantic, as well as the Best American Science and Nature Writing anthologies. He is also the author of four books of nonfiction, including the bestselling 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗢𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗙𝘂𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱: 𝗡𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝗔𝘀 𝗜𝘁 𝗪𝗮𝘀, 𝗔𝘀 𝗜𝘁 𝗜𝘀, 𝗔𝘀 𝗜𝘁 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗱 𝗕𝗲 and 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝟭𝟬𝟬 𝗠𝗶𝗹𝗲 𝗗𝗶𝗲𝘁: 𝗔 𝗬𝗲𝗮𝗿 𝗼𝗳 𝗟𝗼𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝗘𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 (with Alisa Smith), widely recognized as a catalyst of the local foods movement.. He lives in Vancouver, Canada.