• Gail Sheehy is the author of 16 books, including the classic New York Times bestseller Passages. Her memoir,  Daring: My Passages, is a chronicle of her trials and triumphs as a groundbreaking “girl” journalist in the 1960s, to iconic guide for women and men seeking to have it all, to one of the premier political profilers of modern times.

    September 24 — An Evening with Gail Sheehy September 24 — An Evening with Gail Sheehy
     

    An Evening with Gail Sheehy

     

    discussing her memoir
    Daring: My Passages

     

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 8pm
    Moss Theatre, Santa Monica, CA



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  • Join us for the first in our "Newer Voices" series featuring debut authors and newer voices we hope to draw more attention to by pairing them in conversation with more established writers and storytellers. Shoplifter is Michael Cho's debut graphic novel. 

     

    Michael Cho
    in conversation with Chip Kidd

     

    discussing his debut graphic novel,
    Shoplifter

     

    Sunday, September 28, 4:30pm
    William Turner, Santa Monica, CA



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  • As co-founder and leader of PayPal, Thiel made e-commerce easier, faster, and more secure. Currently, he works to accelerate innovation by funding promising technologies and by guiding successful companies to scale and dominate their industries. Some of his investments include: Facebook, SpaceX, LinkedIn, Yelp, RoboteX, and Spotify.

    October 2 — Peter Thiel, Co-founder, Paypal, in conversation with Peter Guber October 2 — Peter Thiel, Co-founder, Paypal, in conversation with Peter Guber
     

    An Evening with Peter Thiel
    Tech Entrepreneur and Investor; Co-founder PayPal
    in conversation with Peter Guber


    Zero to One:
    Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

     

    Thursday, October 2, 2014, Santa Monica, CA



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  • Google is a global icon that regularly pushes the boundaries of innovation in a variety of fields. HOW GOOGLE WORKS is an entertaining, page-turning primer containing lessons that Eric and Jonathan learned as they helped build the company. The authors explain how technology has shifted the balance of power from companies to consumers, and that the only way to succeed in this ever-changing landscape is to create superior products and attract a new breed of multifaceted employees whom Eric and Jonathan dub "smart creatives."