The Derangement of American Politics, she plunges into one of the most bizarre and divisive campaigns in modern history. This panel—including members of the Union Station Master Plan team, an architectural historian and exhibition curatorand the vice-president of the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California—will discuss the history of this architectural icon and share visions for its future. Join us to hear what we can learn from a blind elephant, compulsive parrots, depressed gorillas, and a cow with anger management issues. Clean The Un-Private Collection: Both novels, set in Los Angeles, vibrantly depict characters who are inspired and destroyed by music—and question the consequences of being an artist.
Fix-It, the first novel written in Lingala to be translated into English.
In their far-ranging conversation, these two long-time poetry advocates deliberate on the roles of language, imagination and education in the development of children, and explore how a poem can inspire and challenge both the young and the young at heart. In recent years, critics have assailed the rise of mass incarceration, emphasizing its disproportionate impact on people of color. Ross Where Memory Leads: Stories of Loss and Redemption in the American South. Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them, offers up a delightfully refreshing coming-of-age story about not just discovering but inventing oneself.