Books & Writers

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Jenny Bowen: A Personal Tale of Action to Save Orphaned Children

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Mon, Jun 23 2014 - 6:00pm

Jenny Bowen, Founder, Half the Sky; Author, Wish You Happy Forever Read more »

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Book Discussion: Caesar's Commentaries: On The Gallic War and On The Civil War by Julius Caesar

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Mon, Jun 23 2014 - 5:30pm

There was a time when Latin was a widespread educational rite of passage starting with "Veni, vidi, vici." This discussion will focus on the English translation of the Commentaries by Julius Caesar, one of the most important persons of his age, some would say second only to Jesus Christ. Caesar's Commentaries are required reading at U.S. Read more »

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Deborah Rodriguez: From Afghanistan to Mexico

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Thu, Jun 19 2014 - 7:00pm

Deborah Rodriguez Author, Kabul Beauty School and Margarita Wednesdays: Making a New Life by the Mexican Sea
Marcela Davison Aviles, President and CEO/Executive Producer, ¡VivaFest! - Moderator  Read more »

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An Evening of Botany & Booze with the Drunken Botanist

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Thu, Jun 19 2014 - 6:30pm

Amy Stewart, Author, The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks; Blogger, ; Twitter
In conversation with Thad Vogler, Owner, and Read more »

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Maurice Kanbar: A Unique Inventor and His Amazing Inventions

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Wed, Jun 18 2014 - 6:00pm

Maurice Kanbar, Inventor; Author, Secrets From an Inventor's Notebook: Advice on Inventing Success Read more »

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Self-made Gangster Exclusively Reveals All to His Nephew

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Tue, Jun 17 2014 - 5:15pm

Bruce Farrell Rosen, Author, Bombed in His Bed: Confessions of Jewish Gangster Myer Rush; Banker Read more »

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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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