An Evening with Mary Roach

Join us for a fun, informative evening with science author, Mary Roach. Alaska Public Media's Ammon Swenson will be talking one-on-one with Mary, followed by an audience Q&A and book signing.

Tuesday, September 17
Wilda Marston Theatre, Loussac Library
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Ticket Info 

This is a free event supported by the Friends of the Library. Seating will be limited. Reserve tickets will be available September 3. Check back here for the ticket link. Sign up for a reminder email HERE.

  • Tickets will be required to attend this free event
  • Tickets will be limited to 2 per person
  • Doors will open at 5 PM. Tickets not redeemed by 5:45 PM will be released to anyone in our stand-by line.
  • Stand-by line will not guarantee entry.

About Mary Roach

Mary Roach is the author of seven New York Times bestsellers, including STIFF: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers; GULP: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, and PACKING FOR MARS: The Curious Science of Life in the Void. Her latest book FUZZ: When Nature Breaks the Law, debuted in September 2021. Mary's books have been published in 21 languages, and her second book, SPOOK, was a New York Times Notable Book. Mary has written for National Geographic, Wired, The New York Times Magazine, and the Journal of Clinical Anatomy, among others. She was a guest editor of the Best American Science and Nature Writing series and an Osher Fellow with the San Francisco Exploratorium and serves as an advisor for Orion and Undark magazines. She has been a finalist for the Royal Society's Winton Prize and a winner of the American Engineering Societies' Engineering Journalism Award, in a category for which, let's be honest, she was the sole entrant.

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