A Conversation with J.B. MacKinnon Moderated by Professor Andy Hoffman
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Wednesday, June 16, 2021 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Online: Webinar

A Conversation with J.B. MacKinnon on his new book:

๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐——๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐˜€ ๐—ฆ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด: ๐—›๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐—˜๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€๐˜‚๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—บ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—˜๐—ป๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ข๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—น๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€ (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 planetโ€”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 ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ข๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—™๐˜‚๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—น๐—ฑ: ๐—ก๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—”๐˜€ ๐—œ๐˜ ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐˜€, ๐—”๐˜€ ๐—œ๐˜ ๐—œ๐˜€, ๐—”๐˜€ ๐—œ๐˜ ๐—–๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—•๐—ฒ and ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ ๐— ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฒ ๐——๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜: ๐—” ๐—ฌ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—Ÿ๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด (with Alisa Smith), widely recognized as a catalyst of the local foods movement.. He lives in Vancouver, Canada.

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