New Castle County Reads 2023 Presents an Evening with Author Mary Roach

  • Start: 2023-04-20 7:00 pm
  • End: 2023-04-20 8:00 pm

In Roach’s book, Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law, she examines the line between wildlife and the law. Roach’s writing combines research with firsthand experience, plus tips for handling an unplanned encounter with a wild animal. She observes and talks with international laypeople and specialists across many fields, such as animal-attack forensics investigators. Her natural curiosity and wit pair well with her topics, including her harassment by monkeys, and the way emus and albatrosses outsmarted the Australian and U.S. militaries, respectively. She gets elbow-deep in crime scenes with furry suspects and travels to India to investigate the high rate of deaths by elephant. Roach also explores how politics, climate change, and religion can complicate human-wildlife interactions worldwide. (Library Journal).

This event is free and open to the public ~ No tickets are required. Ms. Roach will speak from 7:00 p.m. until about 8:00 p.m. There will be a Question and Answer Period included in that time. If guests bring a copy of her book, Ms. Roach will autograph the copy of the book after her talk.