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Evan Fraser

Evan Fraser is an adjunct professor of geography at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada and a Senior Lecturer at the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds in the UK. His research is on farming, climate change and the environment. He lives in the Yorkshire Dales with his wife and three children.
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How food determines the fate of human societies—a Guns, Germs, and Steel of food, particularly urgent in a time of global food crisis.
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence..."

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. Lord of the Rings

Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

A. From my childhood:  Anne of Green Gables (LM Montgomery).
From adolescence:  Lord of the Rings (Tolkein) and The Gormenghast Triology (M. Peake).  

From university:  Voltaire's Bastards (by J. R. Saul).

From my late 20s / 30s: Cosmopolis (S. Toulmin).  

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Don't give up.

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 4/11

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