An Interpretation of Birds with Jim Robbins

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Program Type: Speaker or Forum
Age Group: Adults

Program description

Jim Robbins, author of The Wonder of Birds, will talk about the many ways people interpret birds, ranging from using them to fathom how dinosaurs first took to the skies to designing more proficient aircraft or better understanding indigenous cultures and researching the human nervous system.

Jim Robbins has written for the New York Times since 1980. He has traveled around the world writing for magazines from Smithsonian to Conde Nast Traveler to The New York Times Magazine. He is the author of six non-fiction books, most recently The Wonder of Birds, published by Random House and winner of 2017 Montana Book Award.

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Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.