Between the Grains: A Captivating Talk with Vince Beiser on the Global Significance of Sand | Shorewords!
Discover the surprising secrets of sand!
In this rebroadcast, join Lesley Ewing, host of Shorewords!, as she catches up with acclaimed author Vince Beiser at the Berkeley Book Festival to discuss his eye-opening book, The World in a Grain. Vince, a finalist for the prestigious PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award and a California Book Award recipient, delves into the surprising world of sand, revealing its vital role in shaping our environment, technology, and economy. With a rich history of contributions to renowned publications such as Wired, Harper's, The Atlantic, and the New York Times, Vince shares his insights and discoveries on this often-overlooked yet indispensable resource. Don't miss this fascinating conversation that will forever change how you view sand and its place in our world!