East End Ink is a monthly literary review based on Long Island’s east end.
The program is recorded at Canio’s Books, 290 Main St in Sag Harbor and other venues on eastern Long Island.
It airs on WPKN 89.5FM Bridgeport and wpkn.org on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7:30 PM.
Podcasts of earlier programs are at:
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Remembering Rachel Carson
Rachel Carson, writer, scientist, and ecologist was born in
May 1907. Carson was editor-in-chief of publications for the U. S.
Fish and Wildlife Service before resigning to
write a series of books that made her famous as a naturalist and science writer for the public.
She is best known for her prize-winning study of the ocean, "The Sea Around Us" and for "Silent
Spring". Silent Spring, published in 1962 challenged the practices of agricultural scientists and the government, and called for a change in the way humankind viewed the
In May this year Canio's Books in Sag Harbor invited area
writers, conservationists and admirers of Rachel Carson to celebrate
The speakers were minister Alison Cornish of the