John Green & Ashley C. Ford, The Anthropocene Reviewed

Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 2:00pm
Zoom Event

John Green in conversation with Ashley C. Ford discussing The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet

Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 2:00pm EST

LOCATION: Virtual Event Hosted on ZOOM

This event is hosted in partnership with Joseph-Beth, Seminary Book Co-Op and Left Bank Books.

Please read all event and ticket guidelines before purchasing tickets.


  • This is a ticketed event. All tickets include a signed copy of The Anthropocene Reviewed. $1 from each ticket will be donated to Partners in Health. The Green brothers pledged to raise $25 million for the cause and they are getting close. More info on the cause here:
  • Accessibility: Please contact us if you like to request an ASL interpreter for this event.
  • Q&A: John would like to do a mix of pre-selected and live questions (pulled from the chat). Please email any questions you have in advance to:
  • Ticket sales end on May 22nd, 2021 at 10AM EST.
  • You will receive your link to attend the day before the event.
  • All International sales will have a $40 flat rate for shipping.


A deeply moving and insightful collection of personal essays from #1 bestselling author John Green.

The Anthropocene is the current geologic age, in which humans have profoundly reshaped the planet and its biodiversity. In this remarkable symphony of essays adapted and expanded from his groundbreaking podcast, bestselling author John Green reviews different facets of the human-centered planet on a five-star scale--from the QWERTY keyboard and sunsets to Canada geese and Penguins of Madagascar.

Funny, complex, and rich with detail, the reviews chart the contradictions of contemporary humanity. As a species, we are both far too powerful and not nearly powerful enough, a paradox that came into sharp focus as we faced a global pandemic that both separated us and bound us together.


John Green is the award-winning, #1 bestselling author of books including Looking for AlaskaThe Fault in Our Stars, and Turtles All the Way Down. His books have received many accolades, including a Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and an Edgar Award. John has twice been a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize and was selected by TIME magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. He is also the writer and host of the critically acclaimed podcast The Anthropocene Reviewed. With his brother, Hank, John has co-created many online video projects, including Vlogbrothers and the educational channel Crash Course. He lives with his family in Indianapolis, Indiana. You can visit John online at

Ashley C. Ford is a writer, host, and educator who lives in Indianapolis, Indiana with her husband, poet and fiction writer Kelly Stacy, and their chocolate lab Astro Renegade Ford-Stacy. Her memoir, Somebody’s Daughter, will be published by Flatiron Books on June 1, 2021. Ford is the former host of The Chronicles of Now podcast, co-host of The HBO companion podcast Lovecraft Country Radio, seasons one & three of MasterCard’s Fortune Favors The Bold, as well as the video interview series PROFILE by BuzzFeed News, and Brooklyn-based news & culture TV show, 112BK. She was also the host of the first season of Audible's literary interview series, Authorized. She has been named among Forbes Magazine's 30 Under 30 in Media (2017) & Brooklyn Magazine's Brooklyn 100 (2016).