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April 2018

Seamus McGraw Presents A THIRSTY LAND at Octavia Books

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Octavia Books, 513 Octavia Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
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"A timely, important book that manages to be a romp, too. You’ll meet dreamers, schemers, and even a few genuine heroes who have been fretting and feuding over the water woes of the Lone Star State for centuries. By the time you finish A Thirsty Land, you’ll understand that water truly is destiny—and not just in Texas. Seamus McGraw raises urgent questions that we will all have to face to avoid a parched future." -Dan Fagin, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Toms River

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Signing and Discussion of A Thirsty Land at Bookworm of Edwards Colorado

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bookworm of Edwards Colorado, 295 Main Street C101
Edwards, CO 81632
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Signing and Discussion of "A Thirsty Land" at Bookworm of Edwards Colorado with author Seamus McGraw. Joining the debates begun by Cadillac Desert and Water is For Fighting Over, A Thirsty Land ranges from epic struggles over water usage in the face of climate change and population growth to innovative technologies for increasing the supply. As a changing climate threatens the whole country with deeper droughts and more furious floods that put ever more people and property at risk, Will…

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Signing and Discussion of A Thirsty Land at Interabang Books

April 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Interabang Books, 10720 Preston Road
Dallas, TX 75320
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Signing and Discussion of "A Thirsty Land" at Interabang Books. As a changing climate threatens the whole country with deeper droughts and more furious floods that put ever more people and property at risk, Texas has become a bellwether state for water debates. Will there be enough water for everyone? Is there the will to take the steps necessary to defend ourselves against the sea? Is it in the nature of Americans to adapt to nature in flux? The most…

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Sit & Sign – Seamus McGraw at The Twig Book Shop San Antonio

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Twig Bookshop, 306 Pearl Parkway, Ste. 106
San Antonio, TX 78215
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Discussion of A Thirsty Land with Seamus McGraw at Left Bank Books

Sit and Sign Event with Seamus McGraw at The Twig Book Shop San Antonio for a discussion of his new book "A Thirsty Land: The Making of an American Water Crisis." As a changing climate threatens the whole country with deeper droughts and more furious floods that put ever more people and property at risk, Texas has become a bellwether state for water debates. Will there be enough water for everyone? Is there the will to take the steps necessary…

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Reading and Book Signing for “A Thirsty Land” at San Antonio Book Festival

April 7 @ 11:15 am
San Antonio Book Festival, 600 Soledad Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
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2018 BOOK FESTIVAL AUTHOR Seamus McGraw Reading and Book Signing for "A Thirsty Land" at San Antonio Book Festival --------------------------------------------------------------------- McGraw is an independent writer for publications such as The New York Times, Playboy, Popular Mechanics, and The Huffington Post. He is the author of The End of Country: Dispatches from the Frack Zone and Betting the Farm on a Drought, as well as the forthcoming A Thirsty Land: The Making of an American Water Crisis. The 6th annual San…

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November 2017

Sustainability in a Polarized Climate at Penn State

November 14, 2017 @ 12:30 pm
Penn State University, 105 Deike Building
University Park, 16801
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Next Tuesday at 12:30 join author @SeamusMcGraw in the @psulibs Foster Auditorium for a talk on difficult conversations in a polarized climate. Next Tuesday at 12:30 join author @SeamusMcGraw in the @psulibs Foster Auditorium for a talk on difficult conversations in a polarized climate. pic.twitter.com/wS1Jj2yebO— Sustainability @ PSU (@sustainPSU) November 8, 2017

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December 2016

Reading in Emmaus

December 3, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
412 Emmaus, 412 Chestnut Street
Emmaus, PA 18049
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$5.00

Seamus will give a reading from "Betting the Farm on a Drought", hosted by Now and Then Books at Emmaus412 community space in Emmaus, on Dec 3 from 2-4pm.

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May 2016

Author Reading at the Red Bank Public Library

May 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Red Bank Public Library, 84 West Front Street
Red Bank, 07701
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February 2016

Energy Week at University of Texas, Keynote Address

February 17, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Kay Bailey Hutchison Center, 2110 Speedway B6000
Austin, 78705
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Energy Week at University of Texas: Russell Gold, energy writer for the Wall Street Journal and I will be delivering the keynote address at a luncheon kicking off Energy Week at the University of Texas' Kay Bailey Hutchinson Center for Energy, Law, & Business, in Austin, at noon on Feb. 17, 2016. Join experts in academia, industry, government and the non-profit world for a fresh look at some of the most vital energy issues facing society in the second annual…

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November 2015

Getting Past The Fractures: Great Conversations Lecture Series

November 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mansfield University, 71 Academy Street
Mansfield, 16933
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Great Conversations Lecture Series: Seamus McGraw, "Getting Past the Fractures..." Seamus McGraw will speak on “Getting Past the Fractures: Looking for the Rational Middle in Debates Over Fracking and Climate Change” on Thursday, November 12, 7-8 pm at The Hut on the Mansfield University campus. McGraw will read from his book, Betting the Farm on a Drought: Stories from the Front Line of Climate Change, and lead a discussion of the ways in which debates about climate change are polarized…

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It Never Rains, But it Pours: The Impact of Climate Change on Texans

November 3, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Texas Woman’s University, 304 Administration Drive, ASSC 259
Denton, 76204
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Seamus will speak, along with Kathy Jack of the City of Denton, Texas, and with Rick Bradley of the Citizens Climate Lobby at "It Never Rains But it Pours: The Impact of Climate Change on Texans". This event is An Arts and Sciences Public Affairs Forum at Texas Woman's University, Denton.

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October 2015

Annual Texas Book Festival

October 17, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - October 18, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
Austin State Capitol Grounds, 1100 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free

The 2015 Texas Book Festival will be held October 17 – 18, 2015. The Festival from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Texas Book Festival Weekend is free and open to the public and takes place in Austin, Texas, at the State Capitol and surrounding grounds. One of the largest and most prestigious literary festivals in the country, the annual Texas Book Festival features 250+ nationally and critically recognized authors,…

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The Precarious Alliance: “Land and the American Dream”

October 15, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Delaware Valley University, 700 E Butler Ave
Doylestown, 18901
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The sustainability symposium on “Land and the American Dream” will provide a wide-awake, cross-disciplinary forum of scholars and scientists, business leaders and conservationists, policymakers and environmental advocates, land-use planners and farmers, and social justice activists, among others...

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Russell Gold and Seamus McGraw at Penn State

October 13, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Penn State University, 105 Deike Building
University Park, 16801
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WSJ energy writer and author of The Boom Russell Gold and Seamus McGraw will be chatting about the Marcellus and climate on Tuesday the 13th, from 2:30 to 4 in Room 334A at the Deike building on Penn State's main campus. Map to the Deike building.

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