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(CANCELLED) A Company of Authors

Code:
EVT 637
Day:
Saturday
Date(s):
May 2
Time:
1:00—5:00 pm
Location:
CANCELLED
Cost:
FREE
Status: No Registration Required
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.



For the 17th consecutive year, an amazing group of Stanford writers will be discussing their recently published books. Each author will make a brief presentation and be available for conversation and book signing.

The authors and editors who are scheduled to present include: Kris Newby (Bitten: The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons); Emanuele Lugli (The Making of Measure and the Promise of Sameness); Ruchika Tomar (A Prayer for Travelers); Peter N. Carroll (Something Is Bound to Break); Amir Eshel (Poetic Thinking Today); Elaine Treharne (Text Technologies); Shaili Jain (The Unspeakable Mind); Thomas Mullaney, editor (The Chinese Deathscape); Debra Meyerson (Identity Theft: Rediscovering Ourselves After Stroke); Peter Stansky and Fred Leventhal (Leonard Woolf: Bloomsbury Socialist); Norman Naimark (Stalin and the Fate of Europe); John L’Heureux, presented by Joan L’Heureux (The Heart Is a Full-Wild Beast); Leslie Friedman (The Dancer’s Garden); Elizabeth Tallent (Scratched); Cynthia Haven, editor (Conversations with René Girard: Prophet of Envy); Bertrand Patenaude (Defining Moments: The First Hundred Years of the Hoover Institution); Jo Boaler (Limitless Mind); William Nix (A Century of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford); Jenny Odell (How to Do Nothing); Carol Sklenicka (Alice Adams); and Stina Katchadourian (trans. Marta Tikkanen The Love Story of the Century).

This program is hosted by Peter Stansky, Field Professor of History, Emeritus, Stanford. Drop in, or even better, indulge yourself by spending the entire afternoon in the company of these bright, entertaining, and stimulating writers. At the event, the Stanford Bookstore will sell books at a 10 percent discount, and authors will sign copies. Please note, the schedule is subject to change.

This program is co-sponsored by Stanford Continuing Studies and the Stanford Humanities Center.
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