TITLE: William Alexander: 2006 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: William Alexander
EVENT DATE: 09/30/2006
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 26 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
William Alexander speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: William Alexander is the author of the much-acclaimed gardening memoir, "The $64 Tomato: How One Man Nearly Lost His Sanity, Spent a Fortune and Endured an Existential Crisis in the Quest for the Perfect Garden" (Algonquin Books, 2006). He is a regular contributor to The New York Times op-ed page, and when not tending his garden and orchard or writing, he is the director of technology at a psychiatric research institute. Alexander lives in New York's Hudson Valley.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2006