Robert Macfarlane and Rebecca Solnit

"The greatest nature writer of his generation" discusses his new work, Underland, with Rebecca Solnit
Robert Macfarlane Point Reyes Books
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 7:00pm
West Marin Community Gym
11550 Shoreline Hwy
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Tickets: 

$30, book included with purchase

Robert Macfarlane, who has been called the "greatest nature writer of his generation," makes a rare West coast visit to celebrate the publication of his masterpiece, Underland

Rob will be joined in conversation by Rebecca Solnit.

Tickets on sale April 1, 2019. To purchase, visit our eventbrite page or visit the store.

 

Due to demand, we have moved this event to the West Marin Community Gym. Tickets are still available.

 

About Underland:

Hailed as "the great nature writer of this generation" (Wall Street Journal), Robert Macfarlane is the celebrated author of prize-winning books about the intersection between the human and the natural world. In Underland, he delivers his masterwork: an epic exploration of Earth's vast subterranean landscape in myth, literature, memory, and the land itself.

Delving into what is known as "deep time," the dizzying expanses of geologic time that stretch away from the present, Macfarlane takes us on an exhilarating journey to Arctic sea caves, Bronze Age burial chambers, the catacombs of Paris, the underground fungal networks through which trees communicate, a dark matter research lab searching for the origins of the universe, and a deep-sunk "hiding place" designed to store nuclear waste for 100,000 years to come.

Global in its geography, contemporary in its concerns, and written with great lyricism and power, Underland uncovers our complex, crucial relationship with the worlds beneath our feet.

About Robert Macfarlane:

Robert Macfarlane is the author of the prize-winning books Mountains of the Mind, Wild Places, and The Old Ways. He has contributed to "Harper s, Granta, The Observer, The Times Literary Supplement, " and the "London Review of Books." He is a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393242140
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 4th, 2019

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The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot (Landscapes #3) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780147509796
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Published: Penguin Books - September 24th, 2013

The Wild Places (Landscapes #2) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143113935
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Published: Penguin Books - June 24th, 2008

Mountains of the Mind: Adventures in Reaching the Summit (Landscapes) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780375714061
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Published: Vintage - July 13th, 2004

Landmarks (Landscapes #4) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780241967874
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Published: Penguin Books - August 2nd, 2016

The Lost Words Cover Image
By Robert MacFarlane, Jackie Morris (Illustrator)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781487005382
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anansi International - October 2nd, 2018