Renowned Author Martha Grimes Donates Dakota Proceeds to PCRM
New York Times best-selling writer Martha Grimes, author of the internationally popular Richard Jury murder mystery series, is generously donating a portion of the royalties from her new novel to PCRM. Available on February 12, Dakota is the story of Andi Oliver, an amnesiac who takes a job at a massive pig-farming facility in North Dakota. As she uncovers the dark truth about the slaughterhouse, Andi must contend with two men who are on her trail.
To meet Ms. Grimes and thank her in person for her support, members are invited to lectures and book signings of Dakota on February 19 at Book Soup in Los Angeles and on February 26 at Olsson’s bookstore in Washington, D.C. The D.C. book signing is also a chance to meet PCRM president Dr. Neal Barnard.
On November 9, a group of philanthropists gathered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to mix business with pleasure at a fundraising cocktail reception to benefit PCRM. Hosts Shabnam Alibhai and Sofiya and Michael Johnson graciously welcomed more than 100 PCRM members and guests into their penthouse paradise for an evening of delicious food and camaraderie. PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., and director of toxicology and research Chad Sandusky, Ph.D., shared with partygoers the latest developments in PCRM’s efforts in the areas of nutrition and research. Special thanks to our hosts, Nanci Alexander, Sublime Restaurant, and Bank United of Southern Florida.