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Archive for March, 2017

Mike Massimino & Adam Savage

Astronaut Mike Massimino comes to the JCCSF for some real talk about space! Nerd out about everything NASA – from the first time he saw Earth from space and his first spacewalk, to his deep and abiding love for the Hubble telescope and what having "the right stuff" really means. A rare opportunity to meet one of the heroes of outer space!
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Mark Bittman

Mark Bittman, longtime New York Times columnist and author of more than a dozen cookbooks, including the “bible” How to Cook Everything, is one of America’s most known, beloved and respected food writers. His new book, How to Bake Everything, demystifies, deconstructs and debunks myths about baking, making it simpler than ever before.
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Bryan Cranston

He’s played President Lyndon B. Johnson, a sitcom dad on Malcom in the Middle, blacklisted Hollywood writer Dalton Trumbo — and, most famously, chemistry teacher-turned-cancer patient-turned-meth overlord Walter White in Breaking Bad. In his riveting new memoir, A Life in Parts, Bryan Cranston opens up about the many parts he’s played on camera and off, and traces his zigzag journey from chaotic childhood to mega-stardom and cult-like following.
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Emma Cline

Emma Cline’s debut novel, The Girls, has taken the country by storm, easily becoming the most talked-about book of the year. With razor-sharp precision and startling psychological insight, the novel tells a seductive coming-of-age story inspired by the slavish young women caught up in Charles Manson’s bloody cult.
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Child Psychologist Alison Gopnik

Alison Gopnik is author of several bestselling and critically-acclaimed books that take us into the minds of babies and children. In her latest thought-provoking book, The Gardener and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship between Parents and Children, she shatters the myth of "good parenting."
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