SciFri Book Club Talks Silent Spring

The Science Friday Book Club meets for the first time this week to talk about Rachel Carson’s classic book, Silent Spring. Carson biographer William Souder joins Ira Flatow and Flora Lichtman to discuss Carson’s writing style and the book’s legacy, 50 years after it was published.

You can also follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #scifribookclub

Listen to a symphonic tribute to Carson’s classic book.

Segment Guests

William Sounder

William Sounder in the author of, On A Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson (Crown, Sept 2012). He is based in Grant, Minnesota.