David Ewing Duncan, Author, When I'm 164: The New Science of Radical Life Extension, and What Happens if It Succeeds and Experimental Man; Columnist, Newsweek; Chief Correspondent, NPR Talk’s Biotech Nation
In conversation with Becky Worley, Technology Contributor, ABC’s “Good Morning America”; Host, “Upgrade Your Life,” Yahoo! News Read more »
John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief, The Economist; Co-author, The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State Adrian Wooldridge, Management Editor and Schumpeter Columnist, The Economist; Co-author, The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State
In conversation with Steven Fish, Professor, UC Berkeley; Author, Democracy Derailed in Russia: The Failure of Open PoliticsRead more »
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.
Sandra Tsing Loh, Contributing Editor, The Atlantic; Host, “The Loh Down on Science”; Author, The Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones Connie Martinez, CEO, Silicon Valley Creates - ModeratorRead more »
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 »