Tag: Sy Montgomery

March 2016 Book Reviews

March 2016 Book Reviews

Thanks to the Rollins Winter Park Institute, I was recently able to see and hear, in person, two world-renowned nonfiction writers speak right here in Central Florida–Bill Bryson and Sy Montgomery. I found both of them inspiring and can heartily recommend their latest books to you. Bill Bryson’s most recent book, The Road to Little Dribbling, takes the reader along on a quirky, funny,…

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Author Sy Montgomery rekindles a sense of wonder

Author Sy Montgomery rekindles a sense of wonder

Author Sy Montgomery, finalist for a 2015 National Book Award with her latest release, The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness, shared the stage on February 25, 2016, with a fellow finalist, poet Ross Gay, for the final installment of the Rollins College Winter with the Writers series. Montgomery is a naturalist, documentary scriptwriter,…

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Winter with the Writers Rollins College

Winter with the Writers Rollins College

If it’s February in Central Florida, it’s time for Rollins College’s Winter with the Writers. Every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. for the entire month, an acclaimed writer takes the stage to read from his/her work, talk a bit, and answer questions from the audience, and it’s all free. This year’s lineup includes Antonio Skármeta, Chilean screenwriter, diplomat, and novelist whose…

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