On Tuesday evening, the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs held an event to launch Urban Planning professor Susanna Hecht's new book The Scramble for the Amazon and the Lost Paradise of Euclides da Cunha.
Hecht, who was preceeded onstage by Brazilian Consul General Bruno Rísios Bath, spoke to a full room about her book and then signed copies and spoke with guests during a reception. For more information about Hecht's new book, see the Q&A she did with UCLA Luskin .
Brazilian Consul General Bruno Rísios Bath opened the evening.
Susanna Hecht took the stage in front of a packed room inside the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.
Hecht spoke about her book and her research.
She also previewed that she is working on a new book about the Amazon.
Using slideshows and maps to illustrate her points, Hecht told compelling stories about her research and her new book.
The book was available for purchase following the event. Purchase yours by clicking here .
Hecht signed copies of her book following the event.
She spoke at length with several guests concerning her book.