SUNDANCE, UTAH (August, 2009)—The Tree Room Author Series presents Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism on Saturday, August 29th at noon in the Sundance Tree Room. Klein, a Canadian journalist, author and activist, well known for her political analyses and criticism of corporate globalization, will speak on her book The Shock Doctrine, an international and New York Times bestseller. The Shock Doctrine argues that the free market policies of Nobel Laureate Milton Friedman and the Chicago School of Economics have gained a stronghold and risen to prominence in countries that were experiencing shock from disasters or upheavals, including Chile under Pinochet, Russia under Yeltsin and the United States.
A package of three authors can be purchased in advance for $270. Those who purchase a package of three authors are eligible to purchase single tickets for other authors in the series for a discounted rate of $90.
For those who do not purchase a package of three authors, single tickets will be priced at $95 per person.
Tickets include the lecture and discussion, a signed copy of the author’s book and brunch in the award winning Tree Room and gratuity. Alcohol is not included. Advance reservations are required. Event begins at noon in the Tree Room. Tickets are available by calling the Sundance Resort at 866-734-4428.
Upcoming Authors in the Series include:
James Orbinski, An Imperfect Offering: Humanitarian Action for the Twenty-First Century
Canadian physician, humanitarian and former president of Doctors Without Borders, James Orbinski, M.D., shares his insights from spending his life bringing humanitarian work to the front lines of the most dangerous areas of conflict in the world. The book not only inspires us but enlightens us as to the courage of those who are suffering and how to contribute to alleviating their plight without losing sight of their inherent dignity and need to act in their own behalf. Dr. Orbinski received the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize for MSF in Oslo, Norway.
Dr. Dean Ornish, author of Eat More, Weigh Less
Dr.Dean Ornish, MD, is the founder and president of the nonprofit Preventive Medicine Research Institute in Sausalito, Calif., where he holds the Safeway Chair. He is clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and received his medical training in internal medicine from the Baylor College of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and the Massachusetts General Hospital. In his book, Eat More, Weigh Less, Ornish explains that the key to good health and weight loss is not necessarily eating less and restricting calories but in eating foods that are high in fiber, low in fat. These foods can be eaten in abundance and not only lead to weight loss but to health and well-being without deprivation.
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