The Burlington Book Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow!

Tomorrow kicks off the weekend we look forward to all year- the Burlington Book Festival! We hope you’ll join us in welcoming critically-acclaimed  authors to Burlington and hearing their stories, advice, struggles, and successes. Check out the full list of all the amazing authors we’re honored to be hosting here.

Click here to read the Burlington Free Press article on the Festival, which includes an interview with Bill McKibben, and then be sure to read the 7 Days article “Book It.” This article features an interview with author emily m. danforth and a student’s survival guide to the Festival written by Saturday’s “Video Book Trailers: The Nuts and Bolts” workshop presenter Michael Garris. You can view the complete weekend schedule here.

See you there!

Another Bill McKibben Rolling Stone Article

Once again, environmentalist and author Bill McKibben has been published in Rolling Stone. His newest article, entitled “The Arctic Ice Crisis,” discusses the rapid melting of glaciers in Greenland and its negative impact on the world’s climate and rising sea levels.

Click here to read the article, and don’t miss Bill at this year’s Burlington Book Festival on Saturday, September 22 at 11 AM in the Film House at Main Street Landing’s Performing Arts Center.

Author and Environmentalist Bill McKibben.

Bill McKibben is the author of a dozen books about the environment, beginning with The End of Nature in 1989, which is regarded as the first book for a general audience on climate change. He is a founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org, which has coordinated 15,000 rallies in 189 countries since 2009. Time Magazine called him ‘the planet’s best green journalist’ and the Boston Globe said in 2010 that he was ‘probably the country’s most important environmentalist.’ Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, he holds honorary degrees from a dozen colleges, including the Universities of Massachusetts and Maine, the State University of New York, and Whittier and Colgate Colleges. In 2011 he was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and led the largest civil disobedience action in this country in 30 years.

Bill McKibben’s Rolling Stone Article

Author and Environmentalist Bill McKibben.

Check out environmentalist author Bill McKibben’s recent article in Rolling Stone, entitled “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math.” The article offers some startling numbers that make it undeniably clear that Global Warming is a huge problem that is only getting worse. Presenting readers with shocking statistics on the effects of Global Warming, McKibben shows that humans aren’t doing nearly enough to slow down this inevitable global disaster.

If you like McKibben’s article, be sure to read Neil Wagner’s Huffington Post article about “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math,” entitled “McKibben’s Climate Change Masterpiece is Strictly by the Numbers.”

Bill McKibben is the author of a dozen books about the environment and is a founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org, which has coordinated 15,000 rallies in 189 countries since 2009. Time Magazine called him ‘the planet’s best green journalist’ and the Boston Globe said in 2010 that he was ‘probably the country’s most important environmentalist.’ Be sure to see Bill at this year’s Burlington Book Festival on Saturday, September 22 at 11 AM in the Film House at Main Street Landing’s Performing Arts Center.