Past Events

Patricia Marx
July 22

Patricia Marx

with Tim Long

Patricia Marx is a writer for The New Yorker, former writer for Saturday Night Live, and the first woman elected to the Harvard Lampoon. Her books include the novel Him Her Him Again The End of Him, the children’s book Now Everybody Really Hates Me, and the humor book How To Regain Your Virginity. 

Adam Corolla
June 30

Adam Carolla with Phil Rosenthal

Adam Carolla is the author the bestsellers In Fifty Years We’ll All Be Chicks, Not Taco Bell Material, and President Me, as well as a radio and television host, comedian, and actor. Carolla is well known as the cohost of the syndicated radio and MTV show Loveline, the cocreator and star of The Man Show and Crank Yankers. He currently hosts Catch a Contractor and The Adam Carolla Show.

Candace Bushnell
June 29

Candace Bushnell

with Celia Walden

Candace Bushnell is the bestselling author of  Sex and the City, which was the basis for HBO’s hit series and subsequent movies.  Other novels, including Lipstick Jungle and The Carrie Diaries, have become hit television series. Killing Monica is a novel about an actress who plays the part of a popular character created from a series of books – and becomes obsessed with living out every part of the story in her real life, turning the world of the series’ writer upside down.

Brad Meltzer
June 24

Brad Meltzer

with Brian K. Vaughan

Brad Meltzer is the New York Times bestselling author of The Inner Circle, The Book of Fate, and seven other bestselling thrillers including The Tenth Justice, Dead Even, The First Counsel, The Millionaires, The Zero Game, The Book of Lies, and The Fifth Assassin. His newest novel is The President’s Shadow. In addition to his fiction, Brad is one of the only authors to ever have books on the bestseller list for Non-Fiction, Advice,  Children’s Books , and even comic books, for which he won the prestigious Eisner Award.

Colin Quinn
June 22

Colin Quinn with Tim Meadows

Best known for his run on SNL hosting Weekend Update and star of Comedy Central’s Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Colin is currently recurring on HBO’s Girls, and will be seen later this year in Judd Apatow’s Trainwreck, opposite Amy Schumer.  His upcoming book, The Coloring Book is a humorous investigation into cultural and ethnic stereotypes.

Peter Whybrow
June 17

Dr. Peter Whybrow with David Milch

Peter C. Whybrow, MD, is director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of, among other books, A Mood Apart and the award-winning American Mania: When More Is Not Enough.  In The Well-Tuned Brain, he weaves cutting-edge science, philosophy, history and personal experience to explore how the human brain is at odds with the enticements of the consumer society.

Dr. Ruth Westheimer
June 15

Dr. Ruth Westheimer with John Salley

America’s best-loved therapist, Dr. Ruth, is known for her wise counsel on all matters of the heart. In her new book — part memoir, part life manual — Dr, Ruth shares private stories from her past and her present, and her insights into living life to the fullest, at any age.

Ali Wentworth
June 11

Ali Wentworth with Jackie Collins

Actress and comedian Ali Wentworth picks up where she left off in Ali in Wonderland, dissecting modern life—and this time, on a mission of self-improvement—in a series of laugh-out-loud comic vignettes. She made a name for herself on the comedy show In Living Color. Her film credits include Jerry Maguire, The Real Blonde, Office Space, and It’s Complicated.  She is interviewed by Jackie Collins.

Mathieu Ricard
June 9

Matthieu Ricard with Pico Iyer

“Matthieu Ricard provides convincing evidence based on both careful research and personal experience that altruism is an integral part of our nature, and that a more altruistic society is not only possible, but essential if we care about the future.”  — Jane Goodall. SOLD OUT

Jack Welch
May 18

Jack Welch & Suzy Welch

with Peter Guber

Jack Welch is the former chairman and chief executive officer of GE. During his tenure, GE became the world’s most valuable corporation and was consistently voted the most admired company in the world by Fortune magazine. Jack and Suzy Welch draw on their experiences to address the biggest problems facing modern management—and offer pragmatic solutions to overcome them.