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Hanya Yanagihara

In Conversation with Barrie Hardymon

From the author of A Little Life comes To Paradise, a bold, brilliant novel spanning three centuries and three different versions of the American experiment, about lovers, family, loss and the elusive promise of utopia.

Date:
Jan 10, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In Person:
Ticket: $18
Ticket + Signed Book: $40

Virtual:
Ticket + Signed Book: $40

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Authors & Talks

VIRTUAL: Go Back to Where You Came From

Wajahat Ali and Spencer Ackerman on the War on Terror, Trumpism, and American Identity

Journalist Wajahat Ali draws upon his experiences as a Muslim in America to offer lessons and strategies to help cultivate a more compassionate America in Go Back to Where You Came From. In a conversation moderated by Jenn White, host of WAMU’s “1A”, Ali and Spencer Ackerman, author of Reign of Terror, will speak about how the 9/11 era continues to shape today’s political and societal landscapes, and how millennial activists are pushing back against a rising tide of xenophobia.

Date:
Jan 27, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket: $10
Free Ticket + Signed Ali Book: $34
Free Ticket + Signed Ackerman Book: $37
Free Ticket + Both Signed Books: $71

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Authors & Talks

Daniel Pink

In Conversation with Derek Thompson

In The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Drive and To Sell is Human draws on research to reveal the transformative power of our most misunderstood emotion and shares how regret can help us make smarter decisions, perform better at work and school, and deepen our sense of meaning and purpose.

Date:
Feb 1, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In-Person:
Ticket: $20
Ticket + Signed Book: $38

Virtual:
Ticket: $12
Ticket (free) + Signed Book: $35

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Authors & Talks

VIRTUAL: Jonathan Greenblatt

In Conversation with Jodi Rudoren

In It Could Happen Here, Greenblatt, the CEO of the ADL, sounds an alarm, warning that antisemitism, racism, and other insidious forms of intolerance are gathering momentum in the U.S., and violence on an even larger, more catastrophic scale could be just around the corner if we don’t act now.

Date:
Feb 7, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

Ticket: free, donations appreciated
Ticket (free) + Signed book: $32

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Authors & Talks

Marlon James

In Conversation with Dr. Imani M. Cheers

From the New York Times bestselling author of Black Leopard, Red Wolf—a National Book Award finalist—comes Moon Witch, Spider King, the second book in the Dark Star trilogy James has dubbed his “African Game of Thrones.”

Date:
Feb 16, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In-Person:
Ticket: $18
Ticket + Signed Book: $40

Virtual:
Ticket: $12
Ticket (free) + Signed Book: $37

Category:
Authors & Talks

Arthur Brooks

In Conversation with Jeffrey Goldberg

In From Strength to Strength: Finding Success, Happiness, and Deep Purpose in the Second Half of Life, the social scientist and Harvard professor addresses a universal dilemma: What can we do now to make our older years a time of happiness and purpose?

Date:
Feb 17, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In-Person:
Ticket: $18
Ticket + Signed Book: $35

Virtual:
Ticket: $12
Ticket (free) + Signed Book: $34

Category:
Authors & Talks

Erik Larson

In Conversation with Andrea Mitchell

On the occasion of the paperback release of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz, Erik Larson speaks about his chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis.

Date:
Feb 22, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In Person:
Ticket: $20
Ticket + Signed Book: $25

Virtual:
Ticket (free) + Signed Book: $27

Category:
Authors & Talks

Debbie Millman

In Conversation with Roxane Gay

In Why Design Matters: Conversations with the World’s Most Creative People, the host of the award-winning podcast “Design Matters” showcases her most exciting interviews, bringing together insights and reflections from today’s leading creative minds from across diverse fields in an illustrated, curated anthology.

Date:
Feb 23, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In Person:
Ticket: $20
Ticket (free) + Signed Book: $60

Virtual:
Ticket: $12
Ticket (free) + Signed Book: $67

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Authors & Talks

Reshma Saujani

In Conversation with Sally Buzbee

In Pay Up: The Future of Women and Work (and Why It’s Different Than You Think), Girls Who Code founder and bestselling author of Brave, Not Perfect confronts the “big lie” of corporate feminism and presents a plan for innovative corporate leadership, government intervention, and sweeping culture shift.

Date:
Mar 17, 2022 • 7:00 pm ET
Admission:

In Person:
Ticket: $18
Ticket + Signed Book: $35

Virtual:
Ticket: $12
Ticket (free) + Signed Book: $34

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Authors & Talks
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