The 2015 Reading Together selection is "The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas" by award-winning Michigan author Jerry Dennis.
The Living Great Lakes
Set sail with Jerry Dennis, award-winning author of "The Living Great Lakes: Searching for The Heart of the Inland Seas," this year’s Reading Together selection!
The Great Lakes in Our Lives
On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at Kalamazoo Central High School Auditorium, Dennis will share his adventures and misadventures while writing The Living Great Lakes and will discuss the impact of the lakes on the lives of those of us who live near them. He’ll also talk about the challenges facing the lakes and some of the steps being taken to meet them. Books for sale and signing.
On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at Davenport University, enjoy a more casual conversation with Jerry Dennis about how he got started as a writer, including some funny and thought-provoking stories.
In the nearly 30 years that Jerry Dennis has earned his living as a freelance writer, he has emerged as one of America's most celebrated writers about nature and the outdoors. His essays in such publications as Audubon, Smithsonian, Orion, and the New York Times have won many awards and are frequently reprinted and anthologized. His eleven books have appeared on national bestseller lists, have been translated into five languages, and are taught in many universities and high schools.