2017

Chris Hayes

A Colony in a Nation

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 1:00 pm | Angelico Concert Hall

Tickets: $35 (includes signed book)

A Colony in a Nation explains how a country founded on justice now looks like something uncomfortably close to a police state. Chris Hayes is the Emmy Award-winning host of “All In with Chris Hayes” on MSNBC and the New York Times bestselling author of Twilight of the Elites.

 


Anthony Marra in conversation with Michael Kransy

The Tsar of Love and Techno

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 7:00 pm | Angelico Concert Hall

One Book One Marin 2017 Culminating Event

Free & open to the public

Join us as for the One Book One Marin’s 2017 culminating event as we celebrate Anthony Marra and his award-winning book, The Tsar of Love and Techno, a collection of dazzling, poignant, and lyrical interwoven stories about family, sacrifice, the legacy of war, and the redemptive power of art.

 


Anne Lamott

Hallelujah Anyway

Monday, April 17, 2017, 7:00 pm | Angelico Concert Hall

Tickets: $25 (includes signed book)

From Anne Lamott—the bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow and Stitches—comes Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy, a clear-eyed and passionate exploration of mercy, its limitless (if sometimes hidden) presence, why we ignore it, and how we can embrace it.

 


Paul Hawken

Drawdown

Monday, May 1, 2017, 7:00 pm | Angelico Concert Hall

Tickets: $35 (includes signed book)

Co-Sponsored by Environmental Forum of Marin

In Drawdown, renowned environmentalist Paul Hawken has assembled a team of over 200 scholars, scientists, policymakers, business leaders, and activists to illustrate the hundred most substantive solutions to combat climate change. These solutions will not only slow down the growth of carbon emissions but reverse them altogether.

 


Van Jones

Beyond the Messy Truth

Sunday, October 22, 2017, 4:00 pm | Angelico Concert Hall

Tickets: $40 (includes signed book)

Beyond the Messy Truth is a deeply-impassioned manifesto for how to transform disagreement into peaceful, effective action by Van Jones, named one of the Rolling Stone’s 12 Leaders Who Get Things Done and lauded for “trying to fight the right way” (The New Yorker).

 


Amy Tan

Where the Past Begins

Monday, October 23, 2017, 7:00 pm | Angelico Concert Hall

Tickets: $40 (includes signed book)

In Where the Past Begins, bestselling author Amy Tan (The Joy Luck Club) is at her most intimate in revealing the truths and inspirations that underlie her extraordinary fiction, a journey that explores memory, imagination, and truth, with fiction serving as both her divining rod and link to meaning.

 


Jenna and Barbara Bush

Sisters First

Thursday, November 9, 2017. 7:00 pm | Angelico Concert Hall

Tickets: $40 (includes signed book)

Born into a political dynasty, Jenna and Barbara Bush watched their grandfather become president, and just twelve years later then stood by their father’s side when he took the same oath. Sisters First offers funny and poignant personal stories from the former first daughters and gives some insight into their own ideas for the future of the country.

 


Reza Aslan

God: A Human History

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 7:00 pm | Angelico Concert Hall

Tickets: $40 (includes signed book)

The entire history of religion—any religion—can be seen as the evolution of one metaphor: God as a super-charged version of ourselves. In god, New York Times bestselling author Reza Aslan (Zealot) explores how different ideas of god have united, divided, and propelled humanity forward for millennia.

 


Khizr Khan

An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice

Monday, December 4, 2017, 7:00 pm | Angelico Concert Hall

Tickets: $40 (includes signed book)

An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice is the inspiring story of captivating DNC speaker Khizr Khan. It is also the story of a family’s pursuit of the American dream and why—especially in these tumultuous times—we must not be afraid to step forward for what we believe in when it matters most.

 


Dan Rather

What Unites Us

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 7:00 pm | Angelico Concert Hall

Tickets: $40 (includes signed book)

At a moment of crisis over our national identity, Dan Rather has been reflecting on the world we live in. Now, in What Unites Us—a collection of wholly original essays—the venerated television journalist celebrates our shared values and what matters most in our great country, and shows us what patriotism looks like.