Two hundred years after Darwin was born, and 150 years after the publication of The Origin of Species, Darwin Slept Here is an exciting journey in the footsteps of one the fathers of modern science. In this fresh-eyed and innovative history and travelogue, Eric Simons reclaims the past of South America, and brings Charles Darwin into the future in a thrilling new look at a familiar subject.
Eric will be showing photos and telling stories about his quest to retrace Darwin’s voyage.
Eric Simons is a freelance writer, confirmed Californian, and marine life enthusiast. He has written for San Francisco magazine, California magazine, the Los Angeles Times, Sierra magazine, and Canoe & Kayak magazine, among others, and reported and produced a nationally distributed radio documentary for the National Radio Project's Making Contact. Eric is a graduate of the environmental and science writing program at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and lives in San Francisco.
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Added by The Booksmith on March 5, 2009