Tuesday, November 5, 2013
1:15 p.m., College Lounge
Diane Ackerman is the author of two dozen highly acclaimed works of nonfiction and poetry, including the bestselling A Natural History of the Senses.
Her most recent book, the memoir One Hundred Names for Love, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Books for a Better Life Award.
Her nonfiction book, The Zookeeper's Wife, is about one of the most successful hideouts of World War II - a tale of people, animals, and subversive acts of compassion.
Joe Donahue, host of WAMC's Book Show and Roundtable, will interview the author and moderate the audience discussion.