July 21, 2015: Bruce Barcott, Author, Weed the People: Legalization of Marijuana

by Gary Fast on July 21, 2015

Bruce Barcott is a Guggenheim Fellow in nonfiction and an award-winning author who writes about science, the environment, and the outdoor world. His new book, Weed the People: The Future of Legal Marijuana in America, was published by Time Books in April 2015  and looks into the many issues surrounding the legalization of marijuana. For the past 15 years Barcott’s science and environmental writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, Outside Magazine, and other national publications. His previous books include The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw; The Measure of a Mountain: Beauty and Terror on Mount Rainier; and Northwest Passages. He lives on Bainbridge Island, near Seattle, with his wife, author Claire Dederer.

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