Books & Writers

Upcoming event

The Big Book of In-Your-Face Gay Etiquette

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Thu, Aug 21 2014 - 6:00pm

Daniel Curzon, Author; Social, Cultural and Environmental Holiness Critic

Join in Curzon’s tales from Halfway to the Stars in which the cable car driver says what you secretly agree with but are afraid to say out loud. Add in a mix of hilarious and informative guidelines for "proper gay behavior" in The Big Book of In-Your-Face Gay Etiquette. Better yet, bring your ideas and interpretations of your favorite Curzon books, poems and fiction. Toss together local fun, etiquette and taboo for an unforgettable evening!

Upcoming event

Discussion of Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

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Mon, Aug 4 2014 - 5:30pm

We've all probably read this one, but it is well worth revisiting. Everybody is happy in the Year of Ford 632 – the Alphas, the Betas, Gammas and Deltas – even the Epsilon semi-morons (someone has to take out the garbage). So many of life's troubles have been eliminated. Of course, if you are a slightly deformed Alpha who thinks too much, or a young man wrenched from the Savage Reservation of New Mexico (where life is nasty, brutish and real), you may have problems.
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Traveling to the World’s Darker Countries

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Mon, Aug 18 2014 - 7:00pm

Tony Wheeler, Co-founder, Lonely Planet; Author, Tony Wheeler’s Dark Lands

Marc Casto, President and COO, Casto Travel  Moderator Read more »

podcast

Ruth Reichl (5/20/14)

Ruth Reichl, Food Critic; Former Editor, Gourmet; Author, Delicious!
Angie Coiro, Journalist and Host, "In Deep" — Moderator

Past event

My Toxic Body

Mon, Jan 9 2006

Duncan, David Ewing- Contributing Editor and Columnist, Conde Nast Portfolio; Chief Correspondent, NPR's "Biotech Nation"; Commentator, NPR's "Morning Edition"; Director, UC Berkeley Cent Read more »

Upcoming event

The Crusades of Cesar Chavez

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Fri, Nov 7 2014 - 12:00pm

Miriam Pawel, Author, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez Read more »

Upcoming event

The Return of George Washington

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Thu, Oct 23 2014 - 6:00pm

Edward Larson, Author, The Return of George Washington; Professor of History, Pepperdine University Read more »

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