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Scott Turow/Dustin Hoffman video from June 28 event…

The video from the Scott Turow event with Dustin Hoffman is online.

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Carl Hiaasen event write up in LAT…

Carolyn Kellogg has a nice write up of the Carl Hiaasen event this week.  Nice that Carolyn also included some pics of Track 16, and the history of the Brown Derby sign.  Proceeds from the event supported the wonderful work of Reading to Kids.  Check them out. And video from the event coming soon…

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Scott Turow on Blagojevich and campaign finance laws…

Scott Turow whom we hosted this past June discussing his new book, Innocent, is quite familiar with ethics matters in Illinois.  He served on on the state’s ethics commission for several years.  Interesting commentary on the Blogojevich verdict and campaign finance laws by Turow in the …. “…the unwillingness of one or more jurors to…

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Carl Hiaasen — books that influenced me, changed me, surprised me?

From an interview with Entertainment Weekly’s Shelf Life, Carl Hiaasen talks about his new book Star Island, and shares some about books, influences and surprises.  Hiaasen appears at Live Talks Los Angeles on August 17 at Track 16 at Bergamot Station. Get your tickets and help us support the wonderful work of Reading to Kids.…

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Carl Hiaasen, Video #3; Reviews of Star Island and Book Excerpt

Here’s the third installment of the video interview with Carl Hiaasen, who speaks at Live Talks Los Angeles on Tuesday, August 17 at Track 16, in conversation with Carolyn Kellogg of the Los Angeles Times.  Here’s a review of Star Island in the LAT.   Here’s an excerpt from Star Island in the Miami Herald.

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Q&A with Carl Hiaasen, video#2

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Carl Hiaasen, August 17th at Track 16

Join us for another Live Talks Los Angeles event — August 17 — featuring Carl Hiaasen discussing his new book, Star Island, with Carolyn Kellogg of the Los Angeles Times at Track 16 at Bergamot Station. Get your tickets here.  This event raises support for the wonderful work of Reading to Kids. For the next few days, we will be posting video from a Q&A with Carl…

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Turow/Hoffman video, coming soon…

The video from the Scott Turow event with Dustin Hoffman will be added to our video section soon….Video from Dave Barry and Jane Smiley also on the way….To be notified when it’s up, please register off to the right, and you’ll be notified via email….

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Up Front: Scott Turow, from the NYT

Turow reviews Adam Ross’ first novel, Mr. Peanut, on the cover of the New York Times Book Review. For those wondering how much lawyering Turow still does, the Up Front piece in the Book Review has this: “Despite his success as a novelist, Turow has never given up his day job as an attorney. “I…

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Scott Turow/Dustin Hoffman, Monday June 28

Just a reminder that there are tickets still available to see Dustin Hoffman interview Scott Turow on Monday evening at Zipper Hall at The Colburn School.  Remember, net proceeds from all of our events support worthwhile causes in Los Angeles promoting education, literacy and reading.  The Turow/Hoffman event supports the wonderful work of 826LA.  Thank…

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