Upcoming Events

May 17

Brad Stone with Nick Bilton

Brad Stone is senior executive editor of global technology at Bloomberg News.  He has covered Silicon Valley for more than twenty years. In Amazon Unbound, Brad Stone presents a deeply reported, vividly drawn portrait of how a retail upstart became one of the most powerful and feared entities in the global economy. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon, which has been translated into over thirty-five languages, and The Upstarts: Uber, Airbnb, and the Battle for the New Silicon Valley.

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May 19

Michael Lewis with Geraldine Brooks

Michael Lewis’s taut and brilliant nonfiction thriller pits a band of medical visionaries against the wall of ignorance that was the official response of the Trump administration to the outbreak of COVID-19. Michael Lewis is the best-selling author of several New York Times bestselling books including The Fifth Risk, The Undoing ProjectFlash Boys, The Big ShortLiar’s PokerMoneyballThe Blind Side.  

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June 7

Clint Smith with Ibram X. Kendi

Clint Smith’s book is a deeply researched and transporting exploration of the legacy of slavery and its imprint on centuries of American history, How the Word Is Passed illustrates how some of our country’s most essential stories are hidden in plain view—whether in places we might drive by on our way to work, holidays such as Juneteenth, or entire neighborhoods like downtown Manhattan, where the brutal history of the trade in enslaved men, women, and children has been deeply imprinted.

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June 14

An Evening with

Gina Yashere

Gina Yashere, the British comedian of Nigerian heritage and co-executive producer and writer of the CBS hit series Bob Hearts Abishola chronicles her odyssey to get to America and break into Hollywood in this lively and humorous memoir.

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June 16

Bill Bratton with Connie Rice

In The Profession, Bill Bratton examines the path of policing over the past fifty years, for good and also for ill, and offers a master class in transformative leadership. Wherever he went–from Boston in the ’80s to the New York Police Department in the ’90s to Los Angeles after the beating of Rodney King to New York again in the era of unchecked stop-and-frisk–root-and-branch reinvention was the order of the day and he met the challenge.

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