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Archive for April 10th, 2017

George Saunders

In conversation with Dana Spiotta
Following the release of George Saunders’ last collection of short stories, Tenth of December, the New York Times Sunday Magazine cover story raved “George Saunders Has Written the Best Book You’ll Read This Year.” A MacArthur “genius,” Saunders returns to the JCCSF to discuss his first novel, Lincoln in the Bardo, an unforgettable story of familial love and loss that breaks free of its realistic, historical framework into a thrilling supernatural realm both hilarious and terrifying. In conversation with Dana Spiotta, author of Innocents and Others and Stone Arabia.
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Dr. Larry Brilliant

Dr. Larry Brilliant – acting Chairman of the Skoll Global Threats fund, has worked with leaders and icons including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Steve Jobs, Wavy Gravy, the Dalai Lama and President Barack Obama – discusses his inspiring life, chronicled in his remarkable new memoir, Sometimes Brilliant: The Impossible Adventure of a Spiritual Seeker and Visionary Physician Who Helped Conquer the Worst Disease in History. He appears in conversation with Congregation Emanu-El’s Rabbi Sydney Mintz.
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