Upcoming Speakers

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Image for Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity: An Author Talk with Kim Scott webinar

Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity: An Author Talk with Kim Scott
New York Times Bestselling Author of Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity and Radical Respect: How to Work Together Better
Thursday, February 29th at 8:00 AM NZDT
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The Power of Friendships with NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg
NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent and New York Times Bestselling Author
Thursday, March 7th at 10:00 AM NZDT
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20 Years of Dragon-Riding in YA Fantasy with International Bestselling Author Christopher Paolini
International Bestselling Author of Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr, and Inheritance
Friday, March 15th at 9:00 AM NZDT
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Image for On Retelling Greek Classics: An Exploration of the Modern Epics with Madeline Miller webinar

On Retelling Greek Classics: An Exploration of the Modern Epics with Madeline Miller
New York Times Bestselling Author of The Song of Achilles and Circe
Friday, March 22nd at 12:00 PM NZDT
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The Foods, People, and Innovations That Feed Us–A Sweeping History of Food and Culture with Smithsonian Curator Paula J. Johnson
A Library Speakers Consortium and Smithsonian Institution Collaboration
Wednesday, April 3rd at 7:00 AM NZDT
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Image for From Murder to Atonement–Confronting My Son’s Killer with Diane Foley & Colum McCann webinar

From Murder to Atonement–Confronting My Son’s Killer with Diane Foley & Colum McCann
McCann, author of the award-winning and bestselling books Apeirogon, Let the Great World Spin and Transatlantic
Wednesday, April 10th at 6:00 AM NZST
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A Literary Examination of Power, Love, and Art with Xochitl Gonzalez
New York Times bestselling author of Olga Dies Dreaming and Anita de Monte Laughs Last
Thursday, April 18th at 12:00 PM NZST
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Image for Genius, Power, and Deception on the Eve of World War I - An Author Talk with Douglas Brunt webinar

Genius, Power, and Deception on the Eve of World War I - An Author Talk with Douglas Brunt
New York Times Bestselling Author of The Mysterious Case of Rudolph Diesel and Ghosts of Manhattan
Thursday, May 2nd at 7:00 AM NZST
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A Murder Mystery, Family Story, & Love Letter to Strong Women Everywhere: Author Talk w/ Nina Simon
New York Times Bestselling Author and Reese’s Book Club Pick - Mother-Daughter Murder Night
Thursday, May 9th at 11:00 AM NZST
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Image for Asian American Representation in Literature: An Author Talk with Rebecca F. Kuang webinar

Asian American Representation in Literature: An Author Talk with Rebecca F. Kuang
New York Times Bestselling Author of Yellowface, Babel, and the Poppy War Trilogy
Wednesday, May 22nd at 11:00 AM NZST
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