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Cathy Barrow

In Conversation with Bonnie Benwick

In Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry: Recipes and Techniques for Year-Round Preserving, the author of the food blog of the same name shows what home cooks can do to turn the fleeting abundance of the farmers’ market into a well-stocked pantry full of canned fruits and vegetables, jams, stocks, soups, and more.

Date:
Nov 3, 2014 • 7:00 pm
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Ticket: $12
2 FREE tickets with book purchase: $35

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Ethics Under Fire

Does the IDF Maintain a Moral High Ground? With IDF COL (Res.) Bentzi Gruber, PhD

Based on his 30-year combat record in the reserves, Colonel Bentzi Gruber explores the moral and legal aspects of the war on terror and how the IDF applies ethics when making life and death decisions during combat.

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Date:
Nov 3, 2014 • 7:30 pm
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Walter Isaacson

The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution is Walter Isaacson’s revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet, as well as a guide to how innovation really happens.

Date:
Nov 4, 2014 • 7:00 pm
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Ticket: $15
1 ticket + 1 book: $35
2 tickets + 1 book: $40

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Karen Armstrong

In Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence, Armstrong sets out on a journey from prehistoric times to the present to discover the truth about religion and violence in each of the world’s great traditions.

Date:
Nov 5, 2014 • 7:00 pm
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Ticket: $15
1 ticket + 1 book: $30
2 tickets + 1 book: $35

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An Evening with Amanda Palmer

The Art of Asking Book Tour with special guest Thomas Dolby

Part manifesto, part revelation, The Art of Asking is the story of an artist struggling with the new rules of exchange in the twenty-first century, both on and off the Internet.

Date:
Nov 12, 2014 • 8:00 pm
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$15 in advance
$18 day of show

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Marcus Samuelsson

In Conversation with Joe Yonan

In Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook At Home the award-winning celebrity chef shares 150 relaxed, multicultural dishes that he cooks for those nearest and dearest to him.

Date:
Nov 13, 2014 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket + 1 book: $35
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

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Dana Goldstein

In Conversation with Ezra Klein

The Teacher Wars upends the conversation about American education by bringing the lessons of history to bear on the dilemmas we confront today.

Date:
Nov 17, 2014 • 7:00 pm
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Ticket: $12
2 FREE tickets with book purchase: $27

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Sean Brock

In Conversation with Michele Kayal

Brock’s first cookbook, Heritage, reveals how the Wise County, Virginia native is transforming American flavors by exploring our culinary roots.

Date:
Nov 19, 2014 • 7:00 pm
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Ticket: $15
2 FREE tickets with book purchase: $40

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Dorie Greenspan

In Conversation with Sally Swift

In Baking Chez Moi: Recipes from My Paris Home to Your Home Anywhere, Greenspan explores the captivating world of French desserts, bringing together an uncomplicated combination of contemporary recipes that emphasize the French knack for elegant simplicity.

Date:
Nov 20, 2014 • 7:00 pm
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Ticket: $15
2 FREE tickets with book purchase: $40

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Frank Warren

PostSecret is a collection of over 500,000 highly personal and artistic postcards displaying secrets, mailed anonymously from around the world. Warren, the project’s creator, shares a new collection of secrets in The World of PostSecret.

Date:
Dec 3, 2014 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

1 ticket + 1 book: $30
2 tickets + 1 book: $45

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