Books & Writers

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Rule Breakers, Rule Makers

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Wed, Mar 17 1999
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Nate Silver

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Fri, May 2 2014 - 7:00pm

Nate Silver, Editor-in-Chief, FiveThirtyEight; Author, The Signal and the Noise 
In Conversation with Jordan Ellenberg, Mathematician; Author, How Not to Be Wrong

This program is sold out. Read more »

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Book Discussion: A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov

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Mon, May 5 2014 - 5:30pm

This great Russian classic is set in the Caucasus during the reign of Tsar Nicholas I. Its Byronic anti-hero, Grigory Pechorin, is the prototype of the "superfluous man," often met in other Russian novels. A person of great ability, intelligence and charm, Pechorin can find no real outlet for his talents and becomes bitter, cynical and bored. He takes pleasure in manipulating others and inflicting pain. Read more »

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Anya17: Human Welfare and the Aesthetics of Opera

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Tue, May 20 2014 - 6:00pm

This event has been cancelled

Ben Kaye, Librettist, Anya17; Poet 
Spokesperson from United Nations Women, TBA 
Celebrity Advocate Against Human Trafficking, TBA Read more »

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Vitamin C, Calcium and Chronic Degenerative Disease

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Wed, May 14 2014 - 12:00pm

Thomas E Levy, MD, JD, Author, Curing the Incurable: Vitamin C, Infectious Diseases, and Toxins Read more »

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On the Green Beat in the Developing World — Internews

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Tue, Apr 29 2014 - 6:00pm

Liu Lican, Journalist, China
Gustavo Faleiros, Journalist, Brazil
Imelda Abano, Journalist, Philippines
Michael Simire, Journalist, Nigeria Read more »

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Ruth Reichl

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Tue, May 20 2014 - 7:00pm
Ruth Reichl, Food Critic; Former Editor, Gourmet; Author, Delicious!; Twitter @ruthreichl
Angie Coiro, Journalist and Host, "In Deep" - Moderator
 
In her fiction debut, Reichl celebrates her love of food with a story about family ties and the special bond between sisters. Reichl is an award-winning chef and well-known food critic for The New York Times. Hear more from one of the pioneers of the Berkeley culinary revolution.
 
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War! What is it Good For?

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Mon, May 12 2014 - 6:00pm

Ian Morris, Jean and Rebecca Willard Professor of Classics and Professor of History, Stanford University; Author, War! What Is It Good For? Read more »

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Is Ozone the Miracle Cure Everyone Is Talking About?

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Wed, Jul 16 2014 - 6:00pm

Robert Rowen, M.D., Santa Rosa; Board-certified Member, American Boards of Family Read more »

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