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Jennifer Ackerman Presentation at Denver Museum of Nature & Science
October 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm MDT$25
Jennifer Ackerman presents on What an Owl Knows and book signing.
Jennifer Ackerman has been a bird lover since she was a child, when she went birdwatching with her father in Washington, D.C. She has been writing about nature and science for more than three decades. Her latest book, What an Owl Knows: The New Science of the World’s Most Enigmatic Birds (Penguin Press, June 2023), was an instant New York Times bestseller and has been described in reviews as “eloquent and engaging”, “revelatory”, a “fascinating read”, “a masterful survey”, and an “enchanting guide.” Jennifer’s previous books include The Bird Way, a finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award and named a Best Science Book of 2020 by National Public Radio’s “Science Friday”, and The Genius of Birds, also a New York Times bestseller, which has been published in 25 languages. The Genius of Birds was named one of the ten best nonfiction books of 2016 by The Wall Street Journal and a Nature Book of the Year by the London Sunday Times. Ackerman’s other books include Birds by the Shore, Chance in the House of Fate: A Natural History of Heredity, and Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream: A Day in the Life of Your Body. Her articles and essays have appeared in National Geographic, The New York Times, Scientific American, and many other publications. She has two daughters and lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.