Books & Writers

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Book Discussion: A Fable by William Faulkner

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Mon, Mar 3 2014 - 5:30pm

A Fable is an allegorical story of WWI set in the trenches in France and dealing ostensibly with a mutiny in a French regiment. Faulkner tells the stories of “Corporal Zsettslani,” who is a representative of Jesus. Read more »

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Not a Genuine Black Man: 10 Years Later

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Wed, Feb 26 2014 - 6:30pm

Brian Copeland, Actor; Host, KGO Radio; Playwright, “Not a Genuine Black Man”; Author, Not a Genuine Black Man Read more »

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P.J. O'Rourke

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Wed, Feb 12 2014 - 6:00pm

P.J. O'Rourke, H.L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Author, The Baby Boom: How It Got That Way (And It Wasn’t My Fault And I’ll Never Do It Again)

Ronn Owens, KGO Radio Talk Host - Moderator Read more »

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Linda Ronstadt

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Fri, Jan 24 2014 - 7:00pm

Linda Ronstadt, Grammy Award-winning Musician; Author, Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir
In conversation with Barbara Marshman, Editorial Pages Editor, San Jose Mercury News

Co-presented with VIVAFEST! Read more »

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American Theocracy

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Wed, Apr 18 2007

Phillips, Kevin, 1940- - Author, "The Cousins' Wars: Religion, Politics, and the Triumph of Anglo-America;" commentator, "Morning Edition" (NPR) and "Nightly Business Report (PBS);" columnist, Los Angeles Times and USA Today

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In an Instant

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Tue, Mar 27 2007

Woodruff, Bob, 1961- Anchor, ABC News; Co-author, In an Instant, 2007
Woodruff, Lee - Public Relations Executive; Co-author, In an Instant, 2007

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An Extraordinary Act from an Ordinary Man

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Wed, Mar 14 2007

Rusesabagina, Paul, 1955- Author, An Ordinary Man, 2006

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Debating Race

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Tue, Mar 6 2007

Dyson, Michael Eric- Humanities Professor, University of Pennsylvania; Author, Debating Race, 2007

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Breaking the Chains: The Battle to Find and Use My Voice

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Tue, Feb 20 2007

Hirsi Ali, Ayaan, 1969- Author, Infidel, 2007

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Exploring the Communal Impulse for Joy

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Thu, Jan 18 2007

 Ehrenreich, Barbara- Sociologist; Author, Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

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