If you’re in the Hanover area tomorrow, Dan Fagin is giving a lecture:
Dan Fagin is a Dartmouth Alum and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who writes frequently about environmental science and is also a science journalism professor at New York University. His book, Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation,was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer for General Nonfiction, as well as the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism, the National Academies Science Book Award, and the Society of Environmental Journalists’ Rachel Carson Environment Book Award. The story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, deep historical research and unforgettable characters into a sweeping narrative in the tradition of A Civil Action, The Emperor of All Maladies, and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Event will be followed by a reception and book signing under the globe in Fairchild Tower.