Sep 28, 2023
Jens Liljestrand, interviewed by John Freeman
Be one of the first readers in the U.S. to meet the author of a novel that’s sweeping the globe: Jens Liljestrand with his debut Even If Everything Ends, one the fiercest and most profoundly human of the climate novels we’ve ever read.
Sep 21, 2023
Jessica Johns, Nick Medina, and Francesca Maria, moderated by Ben Monroe
History—both personal and otherwise—comes back to haunt the living in these chilling tales of psychological and mythological horror.
With support from the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria and the Consulate General of Canada San...
Sep 14, 2023
Olivia Allen-Price, interviewed by Peter Hartlaub and Heather Knight, introduced by Emilio Garcia-Ruiz
From Grace Cathedral to the Marin Headlands, why are there so many labyrinths in the Bay Area? Why did the state capitol almost move to Berkeley? These are just a few of the endlessly fascinating questions Olivia...
Sep 7, 2023
Joan Frank, Dorothy Lazard, and Jane Smiley, moderated by John Freeman
Each of us has a different relationship with the books we read…and write. That is no less true if you’ve just published your first, as legendary librarian Dorothy Lazard has, than it is for Joan Frank, with a dozen publications under her belt....
Aug 31, 2023
Max Miller, interviewed by Brian Watt
If you've ever read Dickens and asked yourself, "What is gruel, anyway?" or wondered what would have been served at Macbeth's infamous feast, this session is for you. Perhaps, if you're among Max Miller's 1.65 million YouTube followers on his channel Tasting History, you already...