Past Events

June 9

David Koepp with Lawrence Kasdan

David Koepp has written more than two dozen feature films in a wide variety of genres, including the first two Jurassic Park films, Death Becomes Her, Carlito’s Way, The Paper, Mission: Impossible, Spider-Man, Panic Room, War of the Worlds, Angels and Demons, and Inferno.

May 9

Eliza Reid with Lisa Napoli

Eliza Reid, the First Lady of Iceland, examines her adopted homeland’s attitude toward women―the deep-seated cultural sense of fairness, the influence of current and historical role models, and, crucially, the areas where Iceland still has room for improvement. Reid’s own experience as an immigrant from small-town Canada who never expected to become a first lady is expertly interwoven with interviews with dozens of sprakkar (“extraordinary women”) to form the backbone of an illuminating discussion of what it means to move through the world as a woman, and how the rules of society play more of a role in who we view as “equal” than we may understand. Secrets of the Sprakkar is a powerful and atmospheric portrait of a tiny country that could lead the way forward for us all.

May 3

Gary Janetti with Leslie Grossman

Family Guy writer, and HBO star Gary Janetti’s Start Without Me, is a collection of hilarious, laugh out loud, true life stories about the small moments that add up to a big life.

April 27

Liz Fosslien & Mollie West Duffy with Lori Gottlieb

Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy are the duo behind the bestselling book No Hard Feelings:The Secret Power of Embracing Emotion at Work, and the wildly popular @LizandMollie Instagram account. Their new book is an insightful and approachable illustrated guide to handling our most difficult emotions.  are the co-authors (and Liz is the illustrator) of the bestseller No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotion at Work. Their new book is Big Feelings: How To Be Okay When Things Are Not Okay. 

April 25

Wil Wheaton with John Ross Bowie

Celebrated actor, personality, and all-around nerd, Wil Wheaton updates his memoir of collected blog posts with all new material and annotations as he reexamines one of the most interesting lives in Hollywood and fandom–and now for the first time in audio, narrated by Wil himself!

April 24

Alexandra Billings with Joey Soloway

An emotional, funny, and fabulous memoir by trailblazing and award-winning Trans actor and activist Alexandra Billings — an actor, singer, author, teacher, and activist who has appeared on numerous television shows, including Amazon’s Emmy and Golden Globe Award–winning Transparent.

April 21

Emmanuel Acho with Justin Baldoni

Emmanuel Acho is the New York Times bestselling author of “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man,” a call to break through our limits and say yes to a life of infinite possibility. His new book is “Illogical: Saying Yes to a Life Without Limits.”

April 13

Carl Bernstein with Josh Singer

The Pulitzer Prize-winning coauthor of All the President’s Men and pioneer of investigative journalism, recalls his beginnings as an audacious teenage newspaper reporter in the nation’s capital―a winning tale of scrapes, gumshoeing, and American bedlam.

April 12

Susan Cain with Angela Duckworth

The author of the bestselling phenomenon Quiet reveals the power of a bittersweet outlook on life, and why we’ve been so blind to its value.

April 10

Arthur Brooks with Simon Sinek

The roadmap for finding purpose, meaning, and success as we age, from bestselling author, Harvard professor, and the Atlantic’s happiness columnist Arthur Brooks.

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