Nobel peace nominee to speak about new book in Fresno

The Fresno BeeJanuary 25, 2014 

Nobel Peace Prize nominee John Dear will speak about his new book, "The Nonviolent Life" at 7 p.m. Feb. 6.

The event will take place at the St. Paul Newman Center, 1572 E. Barstow Ave. in Fresno. Afterward, Dear will be available for a book-signing.

Dear has organized and participated in nonviolent campaigns for more than three decades, been arrested some 75 times in acts of civil disobedience against war and injustice and spent nearly a year in jail in the interests of peace.

Admission is free, voluntary donations will be welcomed.

For more information, call Bill Simon at (559) 227-6565.

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