The Long Now Foundation's Monthly Seminar Series about long-term thinking, hosted by Stewart Brand.
Could extinct species, like mammoths and passenger pigeons, be brought back to life? The science says yes. In How to Clone a Mammoth, Beth Shapiro, evolutionary biologist and pioneer in "ancient DNA" research, walks us through the process of attempting de-extinction.
New York Times bestselling author, humorist and radio show host Michael Perry discusses his hilarious and big-hearted fictional debut The Jesus Cow. Michael will be in conversation with fellow funny-man and bestselling author of The Serpent of Venice, Christopher Moore!
Join us for a night of poetry and conversation with former Stanford Stegner Fellow Matthew Siegel sharing works from his critically-acclaimed debut collection, Blood Work; and Pushcart Prize-winner Timothy Liu reading from his latest masterful collection, Don't Go Back To Sleep.
Celebrate Children's Book Week with local author Marta Lindsey and her entertaining and educational picture book, Little Gray's Great Migration. The only picture book in print about the incredible Pacific gray whale, Little Gray's Great Migration allows readers to actually imagine what it’s like to be a baby gray whale, while weaving in scientific facts.
A 2014 recipient of the Unsing Heroes of Compassion Award by the Dalai Lama for her work as founder and advisor for Summer Search--a nationally recognized youth development nonprofit that serves over five thousand students annually--Linda Mornell discusses the poignant and inspiring, Forever Changed: How Summer Programs and Insight Mentoring Challenge Adolescents and Transform Lives