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Andrew Lawler is a freelance writer who has written more than a thousand articles for a dozen different magazines on topics ranging from asteroids to zebrafish. During the past 25 years, he has covered politics in Washington, archaeology in the Near East, and research in laboratories from Boston to Beijing; interviewed poets and visionaries like Wired founder Kevin Kelly and Rumi translator Coleman Barks, elected officials such as Al Gore and Barbara Mikulski, and scientists like Harvard biologist E.O. Wilson and MIT Nobelist Sam Ting; and filed stories from more than two dozen countries including Afghanistan, Sudan, Turkmenistan, Syria, Japan, Egypt, Russia, Iraq, Iran, India, Lebanon, and Yemen. He is a contributing writer for Science Magazine, the world’s largest scientific weekly, and a contributing editor for Archaeology Magazine. He has written for National Geographic, Smithsonian, Discover, Columbia Journalism Review, The Sun, Orion, Astronomy, Body & Soul, Yoga International, and several European newspapers.

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    How the Chicken Built America.

    THIS season millions of Americans will celebrate with turkey on the table. The turkey is, after all, the native North American animal that Benjamin Franklin
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  • Reading and Signing at Malaprops Bookstore
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: January 10, 2015 - 8:00 pm
    Location: 55 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801
    Description: Reading and Signing at Malaprops Bookstore in Asheville, NC at 7-8pm
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