We will discuss A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole. Considered an American comic masterpiece, this book is set in New Orleans and describes the outrageous adventures of “slob extraordinary” Ignatius Reilly. The author was posthumously awarded a Pulitzer Prize for this novel. The author will not be present.
MLF: San Francisco Book Discussion Location: SF Club Office Time: 5:30 p.m.Read more »
Join fellow book lovers to discuss In Patagonia, by the late Bruce Chatwin, both a captivating travel narrative and an extraordinary literary meditation on the southern tip of South America, one of the most remote and exotic locations on the planet. Originally published in 1977, Chatwin's book continues to be seen as one of the great works of travel writing of the 20th century. Read more »
Changing Threats in a Changing World: Staying Ahead of Terrorists, Spies and Hackers
Robert S. Mueller III, Director, FBI
As technology and globalization change our world, the threats to our nation’s security are changing as well. The FBI must stay ahead of these changes, in order to protect our safety and prosperity. Read more »
Dr. Susan Hockfield, President, MIT Stephen Wright, Vice President of Strategic Communications, Silicon Valley Leaderships Group- Moderator
The U.S. rose as an economic power on the strength of its innovation system: We pursued advanced scientific research, turned those discoveries into breakthrough innovations and manufactured them for markets around the world. Read more »