Jared Diamond speaks in Cambridge

Pulitzer Prise-winning author Jared Diamond chats with Pat Suhrcke, director of the Cambridge Forum, before his talk at the First Parish Church in Cambridge. (Globe photo by Bill Brett)
Pulitzer Prise-winning author Jared Diamond chats with Pat Suhrcke, director of the Cambridge Forum, before his talk at the First Parish Church in Cambridge. (Globe photo by Bill Brett)
The Boston Globe

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond (right, with Pat Suhrcke, director of the Cambridge Forum) drew a large crowd to the First Parish Church in Harvard Square, where he spoke about his new book, “The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn From Traditional Societies?” Diamond, a professor of geography at UCLA who graduated from Roxbury Latin School and Harvard, won the Pulitzer in ’97 for “Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies.”

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