Peninsula Arts & Letters Presents...


 

 

Literary Seminar with Kimberly Ford

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Tuesday, August 30 - Pnin by Vladimir Nabokov
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 27 - Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion
1-2:30 p.m.  

Monday, October 24 - The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil by George Saunders
1-2:30 p.m.  

Tuesday, November 29 - Mariette in Ecstasy by Ron Hansen
1-2:30 p.m.  

 

 

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Launch: Sabaa Tahir in conversation with Stephanie Garber

Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

A Torch Against the Night

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Credit: Gordon Whiting
 
 

Angie Coiro - In Deep Radio live at Kepler's

Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 12:00  p.m. 

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Featured Guest: 

TBA

 

 

   

 
 

Ken Light

Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

What's Going On? 1969 - 1974

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SEPTEMBER 2016 EVENTS


Tahereh Mafi
Credit: Tana Gandhi

Ransom Riggs
Credit: Tahereh Mafi

 

Tahereh Mafi in conversation with Ransom Riggs

Thursday, September 1, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

Furthermore

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Angie Coiro
Credit: Gordon Whiting
Mel Gordon
 

Angie Coiro - In Deep Radio live at Kepler's

Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 12:00  p.m. 

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Featured Guest: 

Mel Gordon,  Theatre of Fear & Horror: The Grisly Spectacle of the Grand Guignol of Paris, 1897-1962

 

 

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Theatre of Fear & Horror book cover


Credit: Author
 

Dr. Erica Reischer

Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

What Great Parents Do: 75 Proven Strategies for Raising Kids Who Thrive

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  Naming our Precarious Loves: Poetry by Tess Taylor, Rachel Richardson, Noah Warren and Ari Banias

Thursday, September 8, 7:30 p.m.

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Tess Taylor, WORK & DAYS

Rachel Richardson, HUNDRED-YEAR WAVE

Noah Warren, THE DESTROYER IN THE GLASS

Ari Banias, ANYBODY

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Adam Bray

Sunday, September 11, 2016, 2:00 p.m.

Marvel: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know...

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Jeff Chang
Credit: Keith Villaluz

Angie Coiro
Credit: Gordon Whiting

 

Launch: Jeff Chang in conversation with Angie Coiro

Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation

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Read the Kirkus Review HERE.

Read Mike Berry's review in the Palo Alto Weekly HERE.

 

 

 

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  We Gon' Be Alright book cover

Daniel Levitin  

PREMIER EVENT: Daniel J. Levitin in conversation with Angie Coiro

Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age

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  A Field Guide to Lies Book Cover

Traci Chee

Stacey Lee

 

Launch: Traci Chee in conversation with Stacey Lee

Friday, September 16, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

The Reader

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  The Reader book cover

Rosemary Wells  

Rosemary Wells

Sunday, September 18, 2016, 3:00 p.m.

Hand in Hand

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  Hand in Hand book cover

Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor
Credit: Nina Subin

Mostly Void, Partially Stars book cover

 

PREMIER EVENT: Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, creators of "Welcome to Night Vale," in conversation with Mallory Ortberg

Monday, September 19, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Mostly Void, Partially Stars: Welcome to Night Vale Episodes, Volume 1

The Great Glowing Coils of the Universe: Welcome to Night Vale Episodes, Volume 2

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  The Great Glowing Coils of the Universe book cover

Jessica Bennett

Rachel Thomas

 

PREMIER EVENT: Jessica Bennett in conversation with Rachel Thomas

Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace

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  Feminist Fight Club book cover

Angie Coiro
Credit: Gordon Whiting
 

Angie Coiro - In Deep Radio live at Kepler's

Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 12:00  p.m. 

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Featured Guest: 

Anna Tsing,  The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins

 

 

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The Mushroom at the End of the World book cover


Scott Westerfeld  

Scott Westerfeld

Monday, September 26, 2016, 7:00 p.m.

Swarm

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  Swarm book cover

Julian Guthrie  

Julian Guthrie

Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight

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  How to Make a Spaceship book cover

Credit: Gordon Whiting
 
 

Angie Coiro - In Deep Radio live at Kepler's

Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 12:00  p.m. 

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Prisons, Profits, Principles 

Panelists include:

Dr. Debra Satz, Stanford University - Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society, Professor of Philosophy and, by courtesy, Political Science; and Senior Associate Dean for the Humanities and Arts

 

 

  Dr. Debra Satz

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