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*Pinned post* – The ongoing book tour, and where to buy David Fleming’s books

by Shaun Chamberlin on December 7th, 2016

Lean Logic and Surviving the Future - book tour

After all the hard work, my late mentor’s astonishing books are now available. There’s nothing I’m prouder to have been involved with. But several readers, understandably keen to avoid Amazon, mentioned that it wasn’t easy to find the books elsewhere online.

So now there’s an official page for the books with all you need. The “Order the books” section there will point you to the best deals for the books (or e-books), delivered to wherever you are in the world.


Book tour

for Lean Logic and Surviving the Future

Forthcoming public events:


Surviving the Future webinar
Weds 29th Nov 2017
– 9pm (UK time)
Shaun and Helena Norberg-Hodge will host a free webinar on Surviving the Future and David Fleming‘s legacy, in partnership with Transition US. The late UK time is because this webinar is primarily a followup for the US audiences who first engaged with Fleming’s work at various conferences over recent months. All welcome from anywhere in the world!
Register for free here.


Fleming anniversary event, Gaia Foundation
Thurs 30th Nov 2017
– 6:30-9:30pm
To mark the seventh anniversary of David Fleming’s death, Shaun will host a special evening with The Gaia Foundation at the beautiful Burgh House, honouring their late friend and fellow Hampstead resident. London, UK. Capacity limited.
Full details and tickets available here.


Sterling College symposium
Fri 1st Dec 2017
– 7:15pm
Sterling College will host an evening dedicated to David Fleming, with five influential devotees of his work – Peter Buffett, Chuck Collins, David Bollier, Margo Baldwin and Matthew Derr. Craftsbury Common, Vermont, USA.
Full details and free registration here.


Past events:


Fri 2nd – Sun 4th Sept 2016Dark Mountain Basecamp festival, Embercombe, Devon:

Sat 10th Sept 2016Small Is Beautiful festival, with Natalie Bennett, Andrew Simms and others. Centre for Alternative Technology, Powys, mid-Wales

Sat 17th Sept 2016 – 9am-5pm – Towards a Localised Future: A New Economy Convergence, with Helena Norberg-Hodge, Molly Scott Cato, Rupert Read, Michael H Shuman… Friends House, Camden, London:

Mon 19th Sept 2016 – 11:30am-1:30pm – “Could Brexit lead to the rediscovery of culture grounded in place?”, celebration of the books with Jonathon Porritt. Trinity College, Oxford University:

Weds 21st Sept 2016 – 6:30pm-8:30pm – The launch party at Daunt Books Chelsea, London

Mon 26th Sept 2016 – 7pm-9pm – Studio guest of Dave Hampton on MarlowFM, 97.5‘s weekly environment show:

listen here

Weds 12th Oct 2016 – 8pm-10pm – Schumacher College Earth Talk on David Fleming, with Rob Hopkins. Dartington, Totnes:

Thurs 20th Oct 2016 – 7pm-8:30pm – “We, Not Me: Community and Unity”, a celebration of World Values Day. Global Co-operation House, Willesden, London

Sun 20th Nov 2016 – Permaculture Podcast interview with Scott Mann: “Lean Logic: The Work of David Fleming

Tues 6th Dec 2016Legalise Freedom interview with Greg Moffitt, “Surviving the Future” (also distributed through the global ‘Radio Ecoshock’ network of 91 radio stations):

Sat 10th Dec 2016 – Permaculture Podcast interview with Scott Mann: “Surviving the Future with Shaun Chamberlin

Sat 7th Jan 2017 – Peak Prosperity interview with Chris Martenson, “Surviving the Aftermath of the Market Economy“:

Mon 6th-Fri 10th Feb 2017 – Week-long course on David’s work at Schumacher College – Community, Place and Play: A Post-Market Economics, with Mark Boyle, Rob Hopkins and Stephan Harding:

Community, Place and Play: A Post-Market Economics - book tour

Thurs 4th May 2017 – 2pm-4pm (UK time) – FEASTA webinar on David Fleming’s work:

Weds 10th May 2017 – 7pm – ‘Surviving The Future: Culture, Carnival and Capital in the Aftermath of the Market Economy’, at Housmans radical bookshop. 5 Caledonian Road, King’s Cross, London, N1 9DX

Tues 18th July 2017 – Greening the Apocalypse interview: “The Future, and How to Survive It” on Melbourne, Australia’s RRR FM:

Greening the Apocalypse team photo

Sun 30th July 2017 – Workshop hosted by video link at the first Transition US national gathering, discussing “Transition’s wider vision: David Fleming and Surviving the Future”:

21st-22nd Oct 2017Localize It: What Resilience Looks Like – author and activist Chuck Collins discussed the impact David Fleming’s Surviving the Future has had on him, as part of this exciting event. South Royalton, Vermont, USA.

27th-29th Oct 2017The Economics of Happiness conference – author Richard Heinberg discussed the importance of David Fleming’s Surviving the Future. Port Townsend, Washington, USA.

Sat 11th Nov 2017Spiritual Ecology confluence – All attendees received a complimentary copy of David Fleming’s Surviving the Future. Andreas Weber spoke briefly to the value of this gift. St. Ethelburga’s, London, UK.



Click links for more details or to book for events.
I look forward to seeing you soon!

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