Upcoming Event! Bill McKibben, author of Oil and Honey, coming to Portland

On Tuesday, September 24, 2013, Powell’s Books will be hosting noted environmental author and activist Bill McKibben at the Newmark Theatre.  Bill will be with us for the evening to speak about his work combating climate change on both local and global levels.  The week before our event, Times Books will publish Bill’s new memoir, Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist (http://www.powells.com/biblio/62-9780805092844-0).  In the book, McKibben details his time with a Vermont beekeeper, raising his hives as part of the growing trend toward local food.