With Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest for Primitive Art, peripatetic journalist and author Carl Hoffman will reveal shocking true details about the disappearance of 23-year-old Michael C. Rockefeller, son of New York governor Nelson Rockefeller.
Joining Hoffman for an interview following his reading will be New York Times investigative arts reporter Patricia Cohen.
The event is FREE and open to all.
Copies of Savage Harvest will be available for purchase and Mr. Hoffman will sign them at an informal reception following the program.
ABOUT CARL HOFFMAN: Carl Hoffman is a contributing editor at National Geographic Traveler and the author of The Lunatic Express: Discovering the World via Its Most Dangerous Buses, Boats, Trains, and Planes, which was named one of the ten best books of 2010 by the Wall Street Journal, and Hunting Warbirds: The Obsessive Quest for the Lost Aircraft of World War II. He has won four Lowell Thomas Awards from the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation and one North American Travel Journalists Association Award. A veteran journalist, Hoffman has traveled to more than seventy countries on assignment for Outside, Smithsonian, National Geographic Adventure, ESPN The Magazine, the Wall Street Journal Magazine, Wired, and many other publications. Read more.
ABOUT PATRICIA COHEN: Ms. Cohen has worked for The New York Times for more than 12 years and has also worked at Rolling Stone Magazine, the Washington Post and the late, great New York Newsday. She attended Cornell University and then got her master’s degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School. She is the author of "In Our Prime: The Invention of Middle Age." Read more.