Amy Stewart at Book People

If your tastes run more to Flora-rama than Obama-rama, you should check out former Austinite and garden writer Amy Stewart. She appears at Book People tonight to give a reading from her latest book, the acclaimed behind-the-scenes look at the flower industry Flower Confidential. Flower Confidential, Ms. Stewart’s third book, debuted #31 on the New York Times bestseller list.

From the blurb:

“What has been gained–and what has been lost–in tinkering with Mother Nature? Should we care that roses have lost their scent? Or that most flowers are sprayed with pesticides? In a global marketplace, is there such a thing as a socially responsible flower? At every turn, Stewart discovers a fascinating intersection of nature and technology, of sentiment and commerce. You’ll never look at a cut flower the same way again.”

Date: Friday, February 23, 2007 07:00 PM
Book People
603 N. Lamar (Map: 6th and Lamar)
AUSTIN TX 78703

1 Comment so far

  1. Annie In Austin (unregistered) on February 23rd, 2007 @ 3:09 pm

    That’s my current plan – I’m looking forward to seeing Amy in person after reading her posts on GardenRant and on her blog, and her commentaries in the New York Times.

    Annie at the Transplantable Rose



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