Please join us in welcoming local authors Norm Ellstrand (Sex on the Kitchen Table: The Romance of Plants and Your Food, out 9/22) and Roger Ransom (Gambling on War: Confidence, Fear, and the Tragedy of The First World War) for a conversation and Q&A. Ellstrand and Ransom will also discuss their personal journey of writing works that straddle the line between the popular and the scholarly.
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Norman C. Ellstrand is Distinguished Professor of Genetics at the University of California, Riverside, where he holds the Jane S. Johnson Endowed Chair in Food and Agriculture. He is also the author of Dangerous Liaisons?: When Cultivated Plants Mate with Their Wild Relatives.
Roger L. Ransom is Distinguished Professor of History and Economics, Emeritus at the University of California, Riverside. He is best known for his work with Richard Sutch on the American Civil War and has authored several other publications.