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

    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


December  2014
Events on December 2, 2014
  • Publication of "Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: December 3, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Description: Publication of "Why Did the Chicken Cross the World? The Epic Saga of the Bird that Powers Civilization" by Simon and Schuster's Atria.
Events on December 6, 2014
  • Reading and Signing at Prince's Bookstore
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: December 6, 2014 - 4:00 pm
    Location: 109 E Main St Norfolk, VA
    Description: Reading and Signing at Prince's Bookstore
Events on December 15, 2014
  • Reading and Signing at Murphy's Restaurant
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: December 15, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: 997 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
    Description: Reading and Signing at Murphy's Restaurant in Atlanta 6-8 pm
    Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and cash bar

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