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Van Alen Book Club:
The Nature Fix

UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Van Alen Institute is currently closed to the public. As of now, we’re keeping this event on the calendar, but in the case of a cancellation, we’ll be in touch as soon as possible. We hope you’re staying safe, healthy, and connected.

April 28, 7–9 pm

Van Alen Institute
303 Bond St.
Brooklyn, NY 11231


Can more exposure to nature consistently improve your mood? Can even a glimpse of a tree, park, or river better your health? Should you put yourself on a nature “diet”? In The Nature Fix, Florence Williams’ reporting prompts these questions and more. Throughout she pushes researchers to explain humankind’s connection to the natural world, and explores the myriad implications for urban living.

Moderator announcement coming soon.

This month’s book is available at a discount from the following independent booksellers:
Community Bookstore (Park Slope) – 20% discount
Greenlight Bookstore (Fort Greene) – 15% discount
(Just say you’re with Van Alen Book Club at check-out)

Van Alen Book Club meets the last Tuesday of every month (except December) in our street-level space. Our discussions, moderated by some of our favorite urbanists, use the urban experience in fiction and non-fiction as a springboard to ask how we experience cities, and how we want to make them in the future. Meetings are open to all, and include pizza, wine, and beer.

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