A Company of Authors
- EVT 637
- Apr 24
- 1:00—5:00 pm (PT)
- Zoom online
The authors and editors who are scheduled to present include: Rafael Pelayo (How to Sleep: The New Science-Based Solutions for Sleeping Through the Night); Adrian Daub (What Tech Calls Thinking: An Inquiry into the Intellectual Bedrock of Silicon Valley); Daniel Mason (A Registry of My Passage upon the Earth: Stories); Jack N. Rakove (Beyond Belief, Beyond Conscience: The Radical Significance of the Free Exercise of Religion and The Cambridge Companion to The Federalist); T.M. Luhrmann (How God Becomes Real: Kindling the Presence of Invisible Others); Marci Kwon (Enchantments: Joseph Cornell and American Modernism); Usha Iyer (Dancing Women: Choreographing Corporeal Histories of Hindi Cinema); David Eagleman (Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain); Terry Moe (Presidents, Populism, and the Crisis of Democracy); Paul Robinson (presenting John L’Heureux’s The Beggar’s Pawn: A Novel); Richard White (California Exposures: Envisioning Myth and History); Jeannette Ferrary (The Future is Leaving: photographs from once-upon-a-time); Maria Cichosz (Cam & Beau); Cynthia Haven (The Man Who Brought Brodsky into English: Conversations with George L. Kline); Leslie Friedman (The Story of Our Butterflies: Mourning Cloaks in Mountain View); Peter Stansky (Twenty Years On: Views and Reviews of Modern Britain); Priya Satia (Time’s Monster: How History Makes History); James P. Steyer (Which Side of History?: How Technology Is Reshaping Democracy and Our Lives); George P. Shultz and John B. Taylor (Choose Economic Freedom: Enduring Policy Lessons from the 1970s and 1980s); Shane Denson (Discorrelated Images); George P. Shultz and James Timbie (A Hinge of History); and Valerie Miner (Bread and Salt).
This program is hosted by Peter Stansky, Frances and Charles 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 online.
Please note: The author list and event schedule are subject to change. Advance registration is required and will open 8:00 am (PT) Monday, February 22.
All listed titles will be available for sale at a 10% discount from the Stanford Bookstore online (sale dates TBA). Shipping charges may apply.
This program is co-sponsored by Stanford Continuing Studies and the Stanford Humanities Center. Special thanks to the Stanford Bookstore.
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