The Critser ’80 Memorial Talking Books Series presents Evan Kleiman, host of KCRW’s “Good Food”

Occidental College welcomes Evan Kleiman on March 16 at 5 p.m. for a discussion on Los Angeles food writing after Jonathan Gold. 


Mar16
5:00 pm
2021-03-16 17:00:00 2021-03-16 17:00:00 The Critser ’80 Memorial Talking Books Series presents Evan Kleiman, host of KCRW’s “Good Food”

Evan Kleiman will be joined by Associate Professor of Sociology John Lang and Helena de Lemos, special collections instructor and research librarian, both of Occidental.

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Kleiman is the host of KCRW’s Good Food radio program, author of several cookbooks, founder of L.A.'s Slow Food Chapter and a member of the Los Angeles Food Policy Council. She is an active speaker on issues of food culture and sustainability. Kleiman was inducted into the James Beard Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America in 2017.

The Talking Books Series is curated by the Occidental Library and promotes book culture by creating opportunities for authors and artists to share their work with the community. The series is designed to advance intellectual discourse at Occidental by diving headfirst into the relationship between the creative process and the realities of producing art within the framework of information literacy.

The Critser ’80 Memorial Talking Book Series was established in 2020 and honors the memory of Greg Critser ’80 by inviting science, food and travel writers to participate in the Talking Books Series at Occidental. Critser was an American writer on medicine, science, food and health. His work has appeared in periodicals ranging from the New York Times to the Times of London, and from Harper's to the New Yorker. He is the author of the bestseller Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World, and the award-winning Generation Rx: How Prescription Drugs are Altering American Minds, Lives and Bodies. His final book, Eternity Soup: Inside the Quest to End Aging, was published in January 2010.

America/Los_Angeles public
Event Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Evan Kleiman will be joined by Associate Professor of Sociology John Lang and Helena de Lemos, special collections instructor and research librarian, both of Occidental.

Register for the event

Kleiman is the host of KCRW’s Good Food radio program, author of several cookbooks, founder of L.A.'s Slow Food Chapter and a member of the Los Angeles Food Policy Council. She is an active speaker on issues of food culture and sustainability. Kleiman was inducted into the James Beard Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America in 2017.

The Talking Books Series is curated by the Occidental Library and promotes book culture by creating opportunities for authors and artists to share their work with the community. The series is designed to advance intellectual discourse at Occidental by diving headfirst into the relationship between the creative process and the realities of producing art within the framework of information literacy.

The Critser ’80 Memorial Talking Book Series was established in 2020 and honors the memory of Greg Critser ’80 by inviting science, food and travel writers to participate in the Talking Books Series at Occidental. Critser was an American writer on medicine, science, food and health. His work has appeared in periodicals ranging from the New York Times to the Times of London, and from Harper's to the New Yorker. He is the author of the bestseller Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World, and the award-winning Generation Rx: How Prescription Drugs are Altering American Minds, Lives and Bodies. His final book, Eternity Soup: Inside the Quest to End Aging, was published in January 2010.

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Evan Kleiman of Good Food