Frances Moore Lappé & Adam Eichen: "Daring Democracy"

Event date: 
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Frances Moore Lappé is the author or coauthor of eighteen books about the environment, world hunger, and democracy, including Diet for a Small Planet, which has sold three million copies. Articles featuring or written by Lappé have also appeared in O: The Oprah Magazine, Harper’s, the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Nation, People, and elsewhere. A recipient of the Right Livelihood Award (often called the “Alternative Nobel”) and eighteen honorary doctorates, Lappé is the cofounder of the organizations Food First and the Small Planet Institute.

 

Adam Eichen is a writer, researcher, and political organizer working to build a democracy that represents and empowers all voices in society. In 2015, Adam was elected to the board of directors of Democracy Matters and has since helped guide the organization’s communication program. In 2016, he was appointed deputy communications director for Democracy Spring, a historic national mobilization comprising more than a hundred organizations working for campaign-finance and voting rights reform.

Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780807023815
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beacon Press - September 26th, 2017

Diet for a Small Planet: The Book That Started a Revolution in the Way Americans Eat Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780345373663
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ballantine Books - August 27th, 1991

Event address: 
Penguin Bookshop
417 Beaver Street
Sewickley, PA 15143