Walter Isaacson, a professor of history at Tulane, has been CEO of the Aspen Institute, chair of CNN, and editor of Time. His new book is a biography of the 2020 winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race His books include Leonardo da VinciThe Innovators; Steve JobsEinstein: His Life and UniverseBenjamin Franklin: An American Life; and Kissinger: A Biography, and the coauthor of The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made. He is a host of the show Amanpour and Company on PBS and CNN, a contributor to CNBC, and host of the podcast Trailblazers, from Dell Technologies.

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Sarah J. Maas is the #1 New York Times and internationally bestselling author of the Court of Thorns and Roses, Throne of Glass, and Crescent City series. Her books have sold more than thirteen million copies and are published in thirty-seven languages.

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Join us for a virtual Live Talks Los Angeles event: Monday, February 8, 2020 6:00pm PST/ 9pm EST      Priyanka Chopra Jonas in conversation with Glennon Doyle   discussing her memoir,   “Unfinished”   This event premieres on February 8 at 6pm PST/9pm EST PURCHASE TICKET (INCLUDES BOOK   $38 includes a signed copy of the…

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Join us for a conversation with Ziggy Marley and Malcolm Gladwell celebrating Bob Marley on Feb 6, his 75th birthday! In honor of Bob Marley’s seventy-fifth birthday, they discuss Ziggy Marley’s book, “Bob Marley: Portrait of the Legend,” a glorious oversize book with more than 150 photographs that celebrate the life and influence of the forefather of reggae and one of the greatest musical and sociopolitical icons of twentieth-century pop culture. 

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Walter Mosley comes to Live Talks Los Angeles to talk about his new novel in the Easy Rawlins series. He is one of America’s most celebrated and beloved writers. A Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America, he has won numerous awards, including the Anisfield-Wolf Award, a Grammy, a PEN USA’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and several NAACP Image Awards. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages.

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Seth Godin is the author of 18 international bestsellers that have changed the way people think about work and have been translated into 38 languages – among them Unleashing the Ideavirus, Permission Marketing, Purple Cow, Tribes, The Dip, Linchpin, Poke the Box, and All Marketers Are Liars. Godin emphasizes the idea that while creative work doesn’t come with a guarantee, engaging in the consistent practice of its pursuit is the best way to ensure succession. THE PRACTICE serves as an essential guidebook for all those who consider themselves artists, teachers and leaders. It’s a modern classic on how to make a difference.

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