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Neil deGrasse Tyson: The Demotion of a Planet, and Hate Mail from Third Graders (2/5/2009)

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Neil deGrasse Tyson, Director, Hayden Planetarium; Author, The Pluto Files
Brian Hackney, CBS5 Science Editor; Correspondent, "Eye on the Bay" - Moderator Read more »

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Len Downie, Former Executive Editor, The Washington Post (1/29/2009)

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Len Downie Former Executive Editor, The Washington Post; Author, The Rules of the Game
In conversation with Phil Bronstein, Editor at Large, San Francisco Chronicle Read more »

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Richard North Patterson, Author of Eclipse and Exile (2/2/2009)

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Richard North Patterson, Author of Eclipse and Exile

Patterson has brought us 15 novels, 11 of them best sellers. His works deal with issues such as religion, the gun lobby, capital punishment and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Patterson’s newest novel is centered around the global lust for oil. Join us for a rare discussion with this great, best-selling author. Read more »

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Ahmed Rashid: Descent into Chaos: U.S. Failures in Central Asia, and What Needs to Be Done (3/11/2009)

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Ahmed Rashid, Pakistani Journalist and Writer; Author, Descent into Chaos: U.S. Policy and the Failure of Nation Building in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia Read more »

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Christopher Buckley: Supreme Courtship (9/28/2008)

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Christopher Buckley, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Forbes FYI magazine; Political Satirist; Author, Supreme Courtship
Moderated by Doug Sovern, Reporter, KCBS; Political Correspondent; Blogger, Sovernnation.blogspot.com Read more »

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Jacques Pepin: Exquisite Meals in a Few Simple Steps (10/21/2008)

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Jacques Pepin, Chef; Host, “Fast Food My Way”; Author, More Fast Food My Way
In conversation with Joey Altman, Host, "Bay Cafe", "Appetite for Adventure" and "What’s Cooking with Joey Altman" Read more »

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Dorothy Allison & Amanda Hesser: Authors of Eat, Memory (12/3/2008)

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Dorothy Allison, Author, Bastard Out of Carolina and Cavedweller; Co-author, Eat, Memory
Amanda Hesser, Food Reporter; Columnist, The New York Times; Co-author, Eat, Memory Read more »

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Brian Copeland: 2009 Silicon Valley Reads: One Book. One Community Kick-Off (1/13/2009)

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Brian Copeland, KGO Radio Host; Author, Not a Genuine Black Man

When Copeland and his family moved to San Leandro in 1972, he immediately felt the effects of growing up as an African American in an otherwise all-white suburb. Copeland discusses his own experiences of racial identity, isolation and redemption, and provides a thoughtful examination of how our surroundings help shape who we are. Read more »

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Litquake: CA History Panel (10/6/2009)

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Frances Dinkelspiel, Author, Towers of Gold
Ethan Rarick, Author, Desperate Passage: The Donner Party's Perilous Journey
Rick Wartzman, Author, Obscene in the Extreme: The Burning and Banning of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath
Julia Flynn Siler, Author, House of Mondavi - Moderator Read more »

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Frank McCourt: Author of Angela's Ashes (11/28/2007)

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Frank McCourt, Author 
In Conversation with Sandip Roy, Host, KALW's "Upfront" Read more »

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