A journalist since 1983, Paul
Roberts writes and lectures frequently on the complex interplay of economics, technology, and the natural world. Roberts has also written for The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and The
(UK) Guardian and has appeared in Slate, USA Today, The New Republic, Newsweek, The
Christian Science Monitor, Rolling Stone, and Outside magazine. The End of Food
follows the successful publication of Roberts's first book, The End of Oil, published in 2004. His newest book, The Impulse Society: America in the Age of Instant Gratification, was published in 2014.
Roberts was a finalist for the National Magazine Award (1999) and for
the New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2005.
A long-time observer of energy issues and politics, Roberts
appears regularly on national and international television and radio news shows, including CNN’s Lou Dobbs, the BBC,
PBS NewsHour, MSNBC, CBS Evening News, and on NPR’s Morning Edition, On Point, Weekend Edition, and Fresh Air. He lives in Washington State.
Press inquiries may be directed to Sara Mercurio at Bloomsbury