EVENT OVERVIEW: Jeff Passan, the Lead Baseball Columnist at Yahoo! Sports and Kansas City native, will discuss his New York Times Bestseller Hardcover The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports.
EVENT OVERVIEW: Robin Murphy, Explorer, Traveler, Teacher & Writer, will discuss her Contribution to the Bestselling New Softcover Eat Pray Love Made Me Do It: Life Journeys Inspired by the Bestselling Memoir.
SPECIAL EVENT OVERVIEW: KKFI Radio presents An Evening with Amy Goodman, Host of Democracy Now, and Author of Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America. More Event Details & Info at KKFI.org/Events
AUTHOR AUTOGRAPHED HARDCOVER! A celebration of the acclaimed television and radio news program "Democracy Now "and the extraordinary movements and heroes who have moved our democracy forward. In 1996 Amy Goodman began hosting a show on Pacifica Radio called "Democracy Now "to focus on the issues and movements that are too often ignored by the corporate media. Today "Democracy Now "is the largest public media collaboration in the US, broadcasting on over 1,400 public television and radio stations around the world, with millions accessing it online at DemocracyNow.org. Now Amy, along with her journalist brother, David, and co-author Denis Moynihan, share stories of the heroes the whistleblowers, the organizers, the protesters who have brought about remarkable change. This important book looks back over the past two decades of "Democracy Now "and the powerful movements and charismatic leaders who are re-shaping our world. Goodman takes the reader along as she goes to where the silence is, bringing out voices from the streets of Ferguson to Staten Island, Wall Street, South Carolina to East Timor and other places where people are rising up to demand justice. "Democracy Now "is the modern day underground railroad of information, bringing stories from the grassroots to a global audience.
EVENT OVERVIEW: Mark Zwonitzer, Documentary Film Producer, Director, and Writer will discuss his New Hardcover The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Rise of American Imperialism.
EVENT OVERVIEW: Theodora Ross, M.D., Ph.D., Oncologist and cancer gene hunter, will discuss her New Book A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance. This Event is a Complimentary OPEN House Event. All are welcome and encouraged to learn more about this important public health topic.
EVENT: Lesley Stahl, 60 Minutes Correspondent & Author will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings about Lesley’s New HardcoverBecoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting at Books & Boutiques 2016, A Benefit for Saint Luke's South.