Variety Article on Hastings’ The Operators

Check out this article about author Michael Hastings’ book, The Operators, being turned into a film to be produced by Brad Pitt’s company, Plan B. The article was published in Variety.

Click here to view the article, and be sure to see Michael Hastings this weekend at the Burlington Book Festival!

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.

Michael Hastings

Author Michael Hastings.

Michael Hastings is a contributing editor to Rolling Stone and 2012 election correspondent for BuzzFeed. Over the past seven years, he’s regularly covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He started his career at Newsweek magazine in 2002 and was named the magazine’s Baghdad correspondent in 2005. In 2008, he reported on the U.S. presidential elections for Newsweek. His work has appeared in GQ, The Washington Post, the L.A. Times, Slate, Salon, Foreign Policy, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, and a number of other publications. In 2011, he was awarded the George Polk Award for magazine reporting for his story in Rolling Stone, “The Runaway General.” In 2010, he was named one of Huffington Post’sGame Changers of the year. In 2009, his story “Obama’s War,” published in GQ, was selected for the Best American Political Writing 2009 anthology (Public Affairs, 2009). He is the author of I Lost My Love in Baghdad: A Modern War Story (Scribner, 2008) and the New York Times best-seller The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan (Blue Rider, 2012).

Some of Michael’s most recent BuzzFeeds include “Obama Campaign Debuts ‘Rocky IV’ Movie Poster” and “Obama Gives Bill Clinton A New Title: Secretary Of Explaining Shit.” To view all of his BuzzFeeds, click here.

Michael Hastings talking about his book The Operators:

Cenk Uygur interviews Michael Hastings:

Be sure to see Michael Hastings at this year’s Book Festival on September 22 at 4 PM in the Black Box at Main Street Landing’s Performing Arts Center.

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.