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April 2018

This is Now with Angie Coiro presents: Sally Kohn

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park , CA 94025 United States
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Sally Kohn is currently a CNN political commentator and a columnist for The Daily Beast. Kohn was previously a Fox News contributor, and she has been a frequent guest on MSNBC. She writes regularly for media outlets including the Washington Post, the New York Times, New York Magazine, Refinery29, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Yahoo, Salon, Time and many more. She also works as a communications consultant and was previously a campaign strategist for the Center for Community Change, a fellow at the Ford Foundation, and a strategic…

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Anna Yen

April 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park , CA 94025 United States
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$15 - $50

Anna Yen has worked at a wide range of tech companies. She spearheaded investor relations for industry leaders such as Tesla Motors, Market Watch, and Pixar Animations Studios, and reported directly to some of Silicon Valley's most respected leaders (including Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Larry Kramer.) She has co-founded several tech start-ups and is currently Managing Director at Ellipsis, an investor relations firm. She lives in San Francisco. Kepler's Literary Foundation is proud to introduce the Bay Area literary world's…

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May 2018

Carlo Rovelli

May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Burlingame Theater, 1 Mangini Way
Burlingame, CA 94010 United States
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$15 - $50

Italian physicist Carlo Rovelli is the head of the Quantum Gravity group at the Centre de Physique Théorique of Aix-Marseille University and one of the founders of the loop quantum gravity theory. His previous books include Seven Brief Lessons on Physics--an international bestseller translated into more than forty languages--and Reality Is Not What It Seems. Why do we remember the past and not the future? The bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, takes to the Burlingame stage for a meditation on time.…

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Christopher Moore

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park , CA 94025 United States
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$15 - $50

Christopher Moore is the author of fifteen previous novels: Practical Demonkeeping, Coyote Blue, Bloodsucking Fiends, Island of the Sequined Love Nun, The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove, Lamb, Fluke, The Stupidest Angel, A Dirty Job, You Suck, and Fool. He lives in San Francisco. Join one of the Bay Area’s biggest, most wisecracking fiction writers as he takes readers from the peaks of Mount Ranier, through the deserts of New Mexico, and all the way to the bustling, braggadocious streets of 1947 San Francisco on…

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Claudia Rankine at Stanford Live

May 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St.
Stanford, CA 94305 United States
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$20

African American poet Claudia Rankine speaks to the human condition in all its many manifestations. A winner of the 2016 MacArthur Fellowship and author of five poetry collections, Rankine candidly and critcally uses poetry and prose to explore what it means to be an American citizen in a "post-racial" society.

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Simon Winchester

May 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park , CA 94025 United States
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$15 - $50

Simon Winchester is the acclaimed author of The Professor and the Madman, The Men Who United the States, The Map That Changed the World, The Man Who Loved China, A Crack in the Edge of the World, and Krakatoa, all of which were New York Times bestsellers. In 2006, Winchester was made an officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty the Queen. He resides in western Massachusetts. Precisions, that abstract idea of exact measurement – the thing that makes our…

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This is Now with Angie Coiro presents James Hatch on Combat Recovery

May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park , CA 94025 United States
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James Hatch served with the Navy SEALs, where he rose to the rank of special ops Senior Chief. He fought in 150 missions, including service in Iraq and Afghanistan. He earned four Bronze Stars with Valor. But it was when he broke into tears over the death of a service dog by enemy fire that he came to national attention. Hatch was testifying in the trial of Bowe Bergdahl, who abandoned his post in Afghanistan, then was captured by the…

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