The Lure of the Beach: A Global History
7 p.m.–8:15 p.m.
Join us for the book launch and talk with Roy Ritchie, author of The Lure of the Beach: A Global History. Ritchie’s latest book chronicles humanity's history with the coast, taking us from the seaside pleasure palaces of Roman elites and the aquatic rituals of medieval pilgrims, to the venues of modern resort towns and beyond.
The event will be held online via Zoom at 7 p.m. (PDT). Zoom link will be sent to attendees in registration confirmation email. This event will be recorded.