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Westmont Hosting ‘Knowledge in Crisis’ Conference

Speakers Will Focus on Liberal Arts Education in Our Post-Truth Age

The speakers will focus on a liberal arts education in our post-truth age.

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‘In the Midst of Winter’ Draws Readers in with Compelling Characters

Isabel Allende Latest Novel Tells of Three Lives Caught in Murder Mystery.

Isabel Allende draws readers into the lives of three people caught first in a paralyzing snowstorm and then in a murder mystery.

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Matthew Desmond Talks the Trauma of Eviction

Talking About the Affordable Housing Crisis with the Pulitzer Prize–Winning Author of ‘Evicted’

Talking about the affordable housing crisis with the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of ‘Evicted’.

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‘Jumping at Shadows’ Offers Multifaceted Examination of How Fear Is Stoked

Sasha Abramsky Explores What Happens When Society Places Idea of Safety Ahead of Common Good

Author Sasha Abramsky explores what happens when a society places the idea of safety at all costs ahead of the common good.

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Author Nomi Prins Releases ‘Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World’

Former Wall Street Exec Warns Lessons of 2008 Haven’t Been Learned

Former Wall Street executive’s new book is a warning that the lessons of 2008 haven’t been learned.

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‘Rebound’ Qualifies as Fitness Bible

Regain Strength, Move Effortlessly, Live Without Limits

Books tells readers how to regain strength, move effortlessly, and live without limits at any age.

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Author Rebecca Solnit’s Book Offers Optimism in Dire Times

Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities Reminds That Social Change Takes Circuitous Routes

Hope in the Dark reminds that social change often takes a circuitous route, moving so imperceptibly that we hardly see it coming because we’re in the process of living it.

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‘White Rage’ Is a Seminal Book About the African-American Experience

Author Carol Anderson Argues That Nothing Triggers White Rage Like Black Advancement

Author Carol Anderson makes a compelling argument that nothing triggers white rage like black advancement, real or perceived.

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Martin Puchner’s ‘The Written World’

Author Reveals How Literature Transformed Our Planet

Author unfolds a mesmerizing story, from the creation of the alphabet and paper to the electronic writing and printing of today.

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A Conversation with Zadie Smith

Award-Winning Author Talks Latest Book, ‘Swing Time’

UCSB’s Arts & Lectures presents the award-winning author in conversation with Pico Iyer.

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