Literacy of the Heart: A Conversation with Khaled Hosseini and Ellen Grace OBrian
Join us for this special evening as one of our favorite novelists introduces us to one of his favorite poets!
Author Khaled Hosseini and Poet Ellen Grace O’Brian will talk about the ways reading, writing, and listening can bring forth profound questions, surprising graces, and the palpable presence of radical hope.
Two comedy icons take the stage. Cheech Marin, one-half of the comedy duo Cheech & Chong and star in the granddaddy of stoner movies Up in Smoke, shares a side-splitting evening with Bay Area comedy legend Will Durst.
These are two comedians who have seen it all.
Americans from every political persuasion see money in politics as a disaster.
No one knows the depth and the players of this national crisis better then Jane Mayer. This acclaimed investigative reporter has spent more than ten years probing the shadowed figures pumping money into elections.
Jane Mayer sits for special evening edition of In Deep with Angie Coiro - an hour not to be missed by anyone who cares about the future of American democracy.
We're excited to welcome back Jacqueline Winspear and find out about Maisie Dobbs' latest assignment: to find the killer of a man who escaped occupied Belgium as a boy, some twenty-three years earlier during the Great War.
Personalized genomics, self-driving vehicles, AI, drones. Technology is rapidly making our lives healthier, safer, and easier. But at what cost?
What are the risks and rewards? Who benefits? Who better to explore these issues than Washington Post columnist and distinguished fellow at Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering, Vivek Wadhwa?
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We’re thrilled to host a book signing with Chelsea Clinton for the paperback release of It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired and Get Going. In a book that tackles the biggest challenges facing us today,
Chelsea combines facts, charts, photographs and stories to give readers a deep understanding of the world around them and how anyone can make a difference. With suggestions and ideas for action, She shows that the world belongs to every single one of us, and every one of us counts. You can make a difference. You can make a change. It’s "your "world."
Pulitzer Prize winner Susan Faludi has distinguished herself as one of the most influential feminist voices in America. Faludi has written three books and contributed countless articles to The New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.
She sits down with award-winning radio host Angie Coiro for a special evening edition of In Deep where they will share an hour-long conversation, covering Faludi's distinguished career, her unprecedented offering to modern feminism, and the revelations unfolded in her new memoir. "In the Darkroom" is an inquiry into the meaning of identity in the wake of learning that her 76-year old father had undergone sex reassignment surgery.
Internationally acclaimed yogi, Jessamyn Stanley is joined by Instagram star Virgie Tovar for a conversation on body image, yoga, and the meaning of beauty.
Stanley has been profiled and/or featured in a wide range of media outlets, including Good Morning America, New York, Glamour, Shape, People, and theHuffington Post, among others.
Elizabeth Strout is the Pulitzer Prizewinning author of "Olive Kitteridge," the #1 New York Times bestseller "My Name Is Lucy Barton," and "The Burgess Boys."
As I was writing My Name Is Lucy Barton, it came to me that all the characters Lucy and her mother talked about had their own stories of course! and so the unfolding of their lives became tremendously important to me. --Elizabeth Strout
Paul Hawken, an environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist, and author who has dedicated his life to sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the environment, talks about Drawdown, a comprehensive plan to reverse global warming.
The Future is what we make of it. But what will that be?
Population Explosion author and MacArthur Fellow Paul Ehrlich sits down to discuss the future before us and the world we want it to be with Jeremy Lent, founder of the Liology Institute and author of the books "The Patterning Instinct" and Requiem of the Human Soul.
2017 is a good time to be a skywatcher! On Aug. 21, the moon will completely blot out the sun for observers in 12 states, from Oregon to South Carolina, in the first total solar eclipse visible from the US mainland since 1979. Andrew Fraknoi’s book, When the Sun Goes Dark, is a fun way for young astronomers to find out all about this rare and spectacular event and gives children and adults hands-on techniques for learning the science behind eclipses of the Sun and Moon. Join us to find out everything you need to know about the upcoming Great American Eclipse.
Sherman Alexie's work is canonical. Novels like The Absolutely True Story of a Part-Time Indian and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven are standards in classrooms across the country. Few writers have captured the American experience in quite the way Alexie has.
Now he faces head-on the ghosts of his past, grappling with the life and the upbringing that inspired the novels and stories that vaulted him to literary stardom. Join us for an evening of raw and honest reflection with Sherman Alexie