Books & Writers

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Laurence Tribe: The Supreme Court and the Constitution

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Thu, Jun 12 2014 - 6:00pm

Laurence Tribe, Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School; Co-author, Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution
Jeffrey Brand, Professor and Chairman, Center for Law and Global Justice, University of San Francisco Law School - Moderator Read more »

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GMOs: Necessary in a Hot and Crowded World?

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Wed, Jun 11 2014 - 6:00pm

Robert Fraley, Chief Technology Officer, Monsanto 
Andrew Kimbrell, Founder and Executive Director, Center for Food Safety 
Nathanael Johnson, Food Writer, Grist; Author, All Natural: A Skeptic's Quest to Discover If the Natural Approach to Diet, Childbirth, Healing, and the Environment Really Keeps Us Healthier and Happier Read more »

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Jack Devine: An American Spymaster's Story

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Wed, Jun 11 2014 - 12:00pm

Jack Devine, Founding Partner and President, The Arkin Group; Author, Good Hunting: An American Spymaster’s Story
In conversation with Kori Schake, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Former Distinguished Chair in International Security Studies, West Point Read more »

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The 83rd Annual California Book Awards

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Mon, Jun 9 2014 - 6:00pm

Since 1931, the California Book Awards have honored literary excellence among authors in the Golden State. At our special awards ceremony, we will bestow gold and silver medals in several categories, including: fiction, nonfiction, first fiction, poetry, young adult, juvenile, Californiana and contribution to publishing. Hear from some literary giants and amazing writers. See you at the ceremony! Read more »

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Resource Revolution

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Mon, Jun 9 2014 - 12:00pm

John Hofmeister, Former President, Shell Oil Company
Amy Myers Jaffe, Executive Director, Energy and Sustainibility, UC Davis Graduate School of Management Read more »

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Mars and Venus: The Next Generation

Mars and Venus – The Next Generation
Wed, Jun 4 2014 - 7:00pm

John Gray, Ph.D., Author, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus; Co-author, Work with Me: The 8 Blind Spots Between Men and Women in Business Read more »

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Dr. Seuss's Literary Life

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Fri, May 30 2014 - 12:00pm

Donald E. Pease, Jr., Author, Theodor Seuss Geisel; Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Ted and Helen Geisel Third Century Professor in the Humanities and Chair of the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program, Dartmouth College Read more »

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When I'm 164: The New Science of Radical Life Extension

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Thu, May 22 2014 - 6:30pm

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 »

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The Economist's John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge Talk Smart Government

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Thu, May 22 2014 - 6:30pm

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 Politics Read more »

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