'One Book, One Chicago' Takes On Man-Made Climate Change

Elizabeth Kolbert
Author Elizabeth Kolbert wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning book ‘The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History,' will serve as the central focus for programming across the Chicago's 81 library branches. Barry Goldstein
Elizabeth Kolbert
Author Elizabeth Kolbert wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning book ‘The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History,' will serve as the central focus for programming across the Chicago's 81 library branches. Barry Goldstein

'One Book, One Chicago' Takes On Man-Made Climate Change

The Chicago Public Library has chosen The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert as its latest citywide reading assignment. 

Morning Shift checks in with CPL and with a literature professor who studies the "One Book, One Chicago" program. 

GUESTS: Jennifer Lizak, Coordinator of Special Projects, Cultural and Civic Engagement for Chicago Public Library, head of the "One Book, One Chicago" program

John Shanahan, Professor of English at DePaul University and founding researcher for Reading Chicago Reading