Stephen Heyman will join us via Zoom to discuss The Planter of Modern Life: Louis Bromfield and the Seeds of a Food Revolution.
Stephen Heyman is the author of The Planter of Modern Life, the first major biography of the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, farmer and environmentalist Louis Bromfield (1896-1956), which was published in April 2020 by W.W. Norton & Company. He was formerly a features editor at T: The New York Times Style Magazine. His column charting international culture ran in the NYT’s global edition from 2013 to 2015. In addition to the Times, his articles have appeared in Esquire, Slate, Travel & Leisure, Vogue, W and The Wall Street Journal. In 2018 he was named a fellow at the Leon Levy Center for Biography and a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar.
Read more about The Planter of Modern Life here.
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