The Tiger's Wife uses fables, allegories and events borrowed from headlines to illustrate the complexities of Balkan history while unearthing patterns of suspicion, superstition and everyday violence that pervade the region even in times of peace. Read more »
Rachel Maddow, Host, The Rachel Maddow Show; Author, Drift In Conversation with Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket, Author; Screenwriter; Accordionist
Rhodes Scholar, AIDS activist, civics geek, "blindly partisan" and even the “grand doyenne of liberal demagoguery” according to Gawker – Rachel Maddow has been called many things over the years, but until now, "author" has not been one of them. Read more »
Explore San Francisco’s Financial District with historian Rick Evans and learn the history and stories behind some of our city’s remarkable structures, streets, and public squares. Hear about the famous architects that influenced the building of San Francisco after the 1906 Earthquake. Discover hard-to-find rooftop gardens, Art Deco lobbies, unique open spaces, and historic landmarks. This is a tour for locals, with hidden gems you can only find on foot! Read more »
Founder and CEO, TIBCO Software; Co Author, The Two-Second Advantage: How We Succeed by Anticipating the Future
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Really successful people are good at making accurate predictions just a little faster and better than everyone else. Ranadivé captures the essence of this notion and illustrates how organizations do this every day to gain a competitive edge. Read more »