|When:||Wednesday 10 November 2010
Lensic Performing Arts Center
|What:||Readings & Conversations event|
About this Event
The poles of the earth have wandered. The equator has apparently moved. The continents, perched on their plates, are thought to have been carried so very far and to be going in so many directions that it seems an act of almost pure hubris to assert that some landmark of our world is fixed at 73 degrees 57 minutes and 53 seconds west longitude and 40 degrees 51 minutes and 14 seconds north latitude—a temporary description, at any rate, as if for a boat on the sea.
- From Annals of the Former World: Book 1
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Audio from this EventJohn McPhee read from his work, then joined in conversation with Peter Hessler | Duration: 1:26:27
Video from this Event
John McPhee read from his work, introduction by Peter Hessler
John McPhee joined in conversation with Peter Hessler