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September 2020

NOW ONLINE! Readings & Conversations with Barbara Kingsolver

September 24 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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Thursday, September 24th | 8 PM Online via Streaming Video Every lecture ticket includes a signed hardcover of Barbara Kingsolver's new book How to Fly (In Ten Thousand Easy Lessons). Join us for a lecture with Barbara Kingsolver, acclaimed author of The Poisonwood Bible, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, and Unsheltered, among many others.   BARBARA KINGSOLVER has published fifteen books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, and has received numerous honors over her long literary career. Her 1998 novel The Poisonwood Bible was nominated for a Pulitzer…

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October 2020

NOW ONLINE! Readings & Conversations with Patti Smith

October 9 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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Friday, October 9th | 8 PM Online via Streaming Video Every lecture ticket includes a copy of Patti Smith's Year of the Monkey. Join us for a lecture with Patti Smith, acclaimed musician and author of Just Kids, M Train, and Year of the Monkey.   PATTI SMITH won the 2010 National Book Award for her memoir Just Kids, about her relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe and her path to becoming an artist in 1960’s New York. She is the author of numerous works of memoir, poetry, and…

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November 2020

POST-PONED: Readings & Conversations with Madeline Miller

November 10 @ 7:30 PM
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Join us for a lecture with Madeline Miller, author of Circe.

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February 2021

Readings & Conversations with James McBride

February 17, 2021 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Wednesday, February 17th | 7:30 PM The Egyptian Theatre A streaming video version of this lecture will be available.  Join us for a lecture with James McBride, accomplished jazz musician, screenwriter, and author of seven books, including National Book Award winner The Good Lord Bird.   JAMES MCBRIDE is the author of seven books, including The Color of Water, Miracle at St Anna, National Book Award winner The Good Lord Bird, and his 2016 biography of James Brown, Kill Em and Leave. In 2016, McBride was awarded The National Humanities…

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March 2021

Readings & Conversations with Laila Lalami

March 17, 2021 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Wednesday, March 17th | 7:30 PM The Egyptian Theatre A streaming video version of this lecture will be available. Join us for a lecture with Laila Lalami, novelist, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and author of The Moor's Account and The Other Americans.   LAILA LALAMI was born in Rabat and educated in Morocco, Great Britain, and the United States. She is the author of four novels, including The Moor’s Account, which won the American Book Award and was a…

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May 2021

Readings & Conversations with Mary Roach

May 11, 2021 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Tuesday, May 11th | 7:30 PM The Egyptian Theatre A streaming video version of this lecture will be available.  Join us for a lecture with Mary Roach, nonfiction researcher, humorist, and author of the books Bonk, Stiff, Gulp, and Grunt.    Fans of MARY ROACH know that her books contain equal parts popular science and wry humor. Whether she’s exploring the science of death in Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, the intriguing  and embarrassing aspects of our digestive tract in Gulp:…

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