Each season, we bring the top writers and original thinkers to the area as part of our Premier Event Series. These events are ticketed and take place at venues throughout Silicon Valley.
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.
Meet Julie Foudy, two time Olympic Gold Medalist, two time World Cup Champion, former captain of the US national soccer team, and ESPN correspondent whose book Choose to Matter is a hands-on guide to leadership and empowerment for everyone who needs a little push to find courage, motivation, and confidence. She will be in conversation with two incredible women: Brandi Chastain one of the best ambassadors for soccer, who has won 2 World Cups, 2 Olympic gold and 1 silver medals, the Inaugural WUSA Championship, and captained the San Jose Cyberrays for the 3 years the WUSA ran. And Darla Anderson, a senior producer at Pixar whose producing talents have brought us beloved movies such as Cars, Monster's Inc, A Bug’s Life, and Toy Story 3.
Come and be inspired.
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.
There is no one else in literature today quite like Roxane Gay. From her piercingly beautiful short stories to her bracing and hilarious essays on feminism, pop culture, and identity, she has transformed the national conversation. Now, with the publication of her new book, Hunger, this lion of the literary world discusses one of her most challenging subjects yet -- herself.
The public face of science for over 20 years, is issuing a call to arms. Whatever your cause, whatever your persuasion, whatever your radical curiosity is driven by, Bill Nye thinks everyone can be the change they want to see in the world.
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
This will be one of the most exciting literary events of the summer. Award-winning author Michelle Richmond returns to Keplers for the release of her twisted, heart-stopping new novel: The Marriage Pact. Already optioned to Twentieth Century Fox, Richmonds new novel is a relentless psychological thriller.
Receiving admittance to an exclusive pact as an anonymous wedding gift, a newlywed couple joins the ranks of an exclusive club that, like marriage, is meant for life. Richmond is the acclaimed author of multiple national bestselling titles; join us to toast the release of her most gripping novel yet.
Michelle Richmond is the bestselling author of The Year of Fog, No One You Know, Hum: Stories, Golden State, Dream of the Blue Room, and the award-winning The Girl in the Fall-Away Dress. A native of Mobile, Alabama, she lives with her husband and son in San Francisco.