Books & Writers

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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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Ruth Reichl

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Tue, May 20 2014 - 7:00pm
Ruth Reichl, Food Critic; Former Editor, Gourmet; Author, Delicious!; Twitter
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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Freakonomics with Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner

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Tue, May 20 2014 - 7:00pm

Steven Levitt, Author, Think Like a FreakRead 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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