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Thursday’s Show: The Risks Of Developing On The Coast, And Poet Julia Guez (Oct. 17, 2019)

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: Pulitzer Prize winner Gilbert M. Gaul explores the risks of developing along America’s coasts, and Houston native Julia Guez talks about her debut collection of poetry.

On Thursday’s Houston Matters: Pulitzer Prize winner Gilbert M. Gaul has a new book called The Geography of Risk: Epic Storms, Rising Seas, and the Cost of America’s Coasts. He takes a critical look at our country’s $3 trillion worth of property built near the coasts and in floodplains, which of course includes Greater Houston.

Also this hour: Poet and Houston native Julia Guez talks about her debut collection of poetry, titled In An Invisible Glass Case Which Is Also a Frame. She holds an event at Brazos Bookstore Sunday, Oct. 19.

 

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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