Books & Writers

Upcoming event

Stewart Brand and Ryan Phelan: Genetic Rescue for Extinct and Endangered Wildlife

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Tue, Sep 16 2014 - 6:00pm

Stewart Brand, Co-founder, Revive and Restore; Founder, The Long Now Foundation; Founder/Editor, The Whole Earth Catalogue
Ryan Phelan, Co-founder and Executive Director, Revive & Restore Read more »

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French Friday with Dorie Greenspan

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Fri, Oct 31 2014 - 12:00pm

Dorie Greenspan, Author, Baking Chez Moi: Recipes from My Paris Home to Your Home Anywhere and Around My French Table; James Beard Award Winner
In Conversation with Joel Riddell, Executive Producer and Host, “Dining Around,” KKSF Talk 910 Read more »

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Journalism: The Agriculture Beat Resurgence

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Wed, Sep 3 2014 - 6:00pm

Tara Duggan, Staff Writer, San Francisco Chronicle; Author, Root to Stalk Cooking: The Art of Using the Whole Vegetable
Naomi Starkman, Founder and Editor in Chief, Civil Eats; Winner of the Publication of the Year, 2014 James Beard Awards
Andy Wright, Senior Editor, Modern Farmer
Sasha Khokha, Central Valley Bureau Chief, KQED – Moderator Read more »

Past event

Steve Forbes: Fighting Threats to Our Money

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Wed, Aug 20 2014 - 6:00pm

Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor in Chief, Forbes Media; Publisher, Forbes Magazine Read more »

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James Ellroy

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Wed, Sep 10 2014 - 6:00pm

James Ellroy, Author, L.A. Confidential, The Black Dahlia and Perfidia Read more »

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What Is It to Redeem Your Past? Some Lessons from Nietzsche and Kundera

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Mon, Sep 8 2014 - 6:00pm

Lanier Anderson, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Stanford University Read more »

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Climate on the Brain

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Fri, Sep 12 2014 - 12:00pm

George Marshall, Author, Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change
Dacher Keltner, Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley

Abundant scientific evidence demonstrates that climate disruption is happening in all 50 states now and many Americans are directly experiencing impacts. Yet many people are failing to do all they can to reduce carbon pollution and build a resilient future. Are we mad? Or are we simply human? Read more »

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An Evening with Nicholas Kristof

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Tue, Oct 7 2014 - 6:30pm

Nicholas Kristof, Columnist, New York Times; Co-author, A Path Appears; Two-time Pulitzer Prize Winner

Nick is on tour for his latest book, A Path Appears Read more »

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Khaled Hosseini: Best-Selling Author of The Kite Runner

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Wed, Sep 10 2014 - 7:30pm

Khaled Hosseini, Author, The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns and And the Mountains Echoed
In Conversation with Pat Thurston, Talk Show Host, KGO Radio Read more »

podcast

Deborah Rodriguez: From Afghanistan to Mexico (6/20/14)

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

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