Past Events

November 20

Misty Copeland with Rachel Moore

From celebrated ballerina and New York Times bestselling author Misty Copeland, a heartfelt memoir about her friendship with trailblazer Raven Wilkinson which captures the importance of mentorship, shared history, and honoring the past to ensure a stronger future.

November 15

Stacy Schiff with Lisa Napoli

Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer Stacy Schiff returns Adams to his seat of glory, introducing us to the shrewd, eloquent, and intensely disciplined man who supplied the moral backbone of the American Revolution. A revelatory biography of arguably the most essential Founding Father—the one who stood behind the change in thinking that produced the American Revolution. 

November 14

Ken Burns with Lisa Napoli

A pictorial history of America, from one of our most treasured filmmakers—a stunning and moving collection of some of Ken Burns’s favorite photographs, with an introduction by Burns, and an essay by longtime MoMA photography curator Sarah Hermanson Meister

November 13

Siddhartha Mukherjee with D.A. Wallach

From the author of The Emperor of All Maladies, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and The Gene, an exploration of medicine and our radical new ability to manipulate cells.

November 9

Geena Davis with Rachel Lindsay

From two-time Academy Award winner and screen icon Geena Davis, the surprising tale of her “journey to badassery”—from her epically polite childhood to roles that loaned her the strength to become a powerhouse in Hollywood.

November 6

Jon Meacham with Larry Wilmore

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and New York Times bestselling author Jon Meacham chronicles the life and moral evolution of Abraham Lincoln and explores why and how Lincoln confronted secession, threats to democracy, and the tragedy of slavery in order to expand the possibilities of America

November 1

Shonda Rhimes & Betsy Beers with Katie Lowes

Inside Bridgerton brings together the creative minds that launched a cultural phenomenon to reveal the intimate behind-the-scenes story of how the hit Netflix series was made. Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers discuss how Julia Quinn’s beloved novels transitioned to the screen.

October 26

Kevin Nealon with Judd Apatow

You may know Kevin Nealon as a celebrated comedian and Saturday Night Live alum—but he also happens to be a talented caricature artist. In I Exaggerate, he shares original full-color caricatures and funny, endearing personal essays about his famous friends. 

October 25

Amber Tamblyn with Roxane Gay

Edited by author, activist, and actress Amber Tamblyn, Listening in the Dark is a compilation of some of today’s most striking women visionaries across industries—in literature, science, art, education, medicine, and politics—who share their experiences engaging with their own inner wisdom in pivotal, crossroad moments.

October 24

An Evening with

Russ Feingold & Peter Prindiville

Join us for an in-person & virtual Live Talks Los Angeles event: Monday, October 24, 2022, 8pm . Presented in association with New Roads School An Evening with Russ Feingold & Peter Prindiville discussing their book,  The Constitution in Jeopardy: An Unprecedented Effort to Rewrite Our Fundamental Law and What We Can Do About It     Ann…

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