Book discussion looks at our influence on the planet

Ahead of Western Carolina University’s upcoming literary festival, the Macon County Public Library will host a book discussion on Alan Weisman’s The World Without Us at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 24. 

James Costa, executive director of the Highlands Biological Station, will lead the discussion. The book offers an original and alternative approach to questions of humanity’s impact on the planet.

Author Alan Weisman will be speaking at Western Carolina University’s Coulter recital hall at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, as part of the festival.

Copies of the book are available for check out at the library. 

828.524.3600 or visit www.fontanalib.org.

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