Past Events

May 10

Seth Rogen with Evan Goldberg

Seth Rogen is an actor, writer, producer, director and entrepreneur. “Yearbook” is a collection of funny personal essays from Seth Rogen, of the writers of “Superbad” and “Pineapple Express” and one of the producers of “The Disaster Artist,” “Neighbors,” and “The Boys.” 

May 4

Senator Elizabeth Warren with Amber Tamblyn

Candid and compelling, Persist is both a deeply personal book and a powerful call to action. Elizabeth Warren―one of our nation’s most visionary leaders―will inspire everyone to believe that if we’re willing to fight for it, profound change is well within our reach.

May 3

An Evening with

Julianna Margulies

Julianna Margulies, an Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild award winner, has achieved success in television, theater, and film. Known for her outstanding performances on the groundbreaking television series The Good Wife and ER, Julianna Margulies deftly chronicles her life and her work in this deeply powerful memoir.

April 29

Senator Amy Klobuchar with Preet Bharara

An important, urgently needed book from the Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, and former candidate for president of the United States–a fascinating exploration of antitrust in America and the way forward to protect all Americans from the dangers of curtailed competition, and from vast information gathering, through monopolies.

April 25

Malcolm Gladwell with Walter Isaacson

Malcolm Gladwell’s exploration of how technology and best intentions collide in the heat of war. In The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War, Malcolm Gladwell  weaves together the stories of a Dutch genius and his homemade computer, a band of brothers in central Alabama, a British psychopath, and pyromaniacal chemists at Harvard to examine one of the greatest moral challenges in modern American history. Gladwell is the author of six New York Times bestsellers including Talking to StrangersDavid and GoliathOutliersBlink, and The Tipping Point. He is the cofounder and president of Pushkin Industries, an audiobook and podcast production company which produces the podcasts Revisionist History; Broken Record, a music interview show; and Solvable, in which Gladwell interviews innovative thinkers with solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems. 

April 22

Irv Yalom with Lori Gottlieb

Internationally acclaimed psychiatrist and author Irvin Yalom devoted his career to counseling those suffering from anxiety and grief. But never had he faced the need to counsel himself until his wife, esteemed feminist author Marilyn Yalom, was diagnosed with cancer. In A Matter of Death and Life, Marilyn and Irv share how they took on profound new struggles: Marilyn to die a good death, Irv to live on without her.

April 20

Lisa Napoli with Susan Stamberg, Nina Totenberg & Linda Wertheimer

Lisa Napoli  discusses her new book, Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR, a group biography and a captivating account of these four women, their deep and enduring friendships, and the trails they blazed while becoming icons. Napoli utilized her deep connections in news and public radio for the extensive interviews featured throughout the pages. 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of NPR’s first transmission (April 20) and the debut of All Things Considered (May 3); there could not be a more ideal time to celebrate the women whose voices defined public radio and paved the way for all female journalists.

April 14

Admiral William H. McRaven with Mark Harmon

Admiral William H. McRaven is the bestselling author of Make Your Bed and the New York Times bestseller Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations. In his thirty-seven years as a Navy SEAL, he commanded at every level. As a Four-Star Admiral, his final assignment was as Commander of all U.S. Special Operations Forces. After retiring from the Navy, he served as the Chancellor of the University of Texas System from 2015 to 2018. The Hero Code is Admiral McRaven’s ringing tribute to the real, everyday heroes he’s met over the years, from battlefields to hospitals to college campuses, who are doing their part to save the world.
April 12

Diane von Furstenberg with Bozoma Saint John

Diane von Furstenberg, the entrepreneur and philanthropist presents her A-Z guide and manifesto for personal growth and for turning problems into assets. She began her fashion career in 1970. In a 1976 cover story, Newsweek declared her ‘the most remarkable woman since Coco Chanel.’ Her global brand is now available in more than 70 countries worldwide. An active philanthropist, she was president of the Council of Fashion Designers of America from 2006-2019. She has written several books, including Diane: A Signature Life and The Woman I Wanted to Be.

April 5

Senator Tammy Duckworth with Bradley Whitford

In her memoir, Sen. Tammy Duckworth takes readers through the amazing—and amazingly true—stories from her incomparable life. In November of 2004, an Iraqi RPG blew through the cockpit of Tammy Duckworth’s U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopter. The explosion, which destroyed her legs and mangled her right arm, was a turning point in her life. But as Duckworth shows in EVERY DAY IS A GIFT, that moment was just one in a lifetime of extraordinary turns.

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