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don-lattin's picture
Nov.21.2011
On this Thanksgiving week, the sidewalks of downtown San Francisco have been bustling with activity as thousands of people ignored a rainy cold front, bustling to and fro clutching bright red tote bags.  No, this is not an early wave of Christmas shoppers, although these folks do ...
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Oct.21.2011
  I’ve volunteered at the Kidney Foundation Literary Luncheon for the last six years.  I work with the authors to keep the long book-signing lines as short as possible.  If you’re in San Francisco and can come, do.  This year it’s at the Mariott SF Marquis Hotel.  Michael...
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Sep.29.2011
Continuing to provide interviews here, this time in a different format--here's the link to NPR radio program Forum, live interview Sept 28, 2011:    <http://www.kqed.org/a/forum/R201109281000>    
kevin-arnold's picture
Nov.08.2010
This weekend I volunteered at the National Kidney Foundation Book luncheon.  I assisted the Bay Area's newly-appointed genius (she won a McArthur Fellowship this month) Yiyun Le at her signing-table.  She's a dedicated writer and reader--every time there was a pause in the action she'd open a...
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Oct.05.2010
In the beginning, Michael Krasny tells us that his new book is "for seekers who long for answers." In the end, he confesses that he began working on "Spiritual Envy: An Agnostic's Quest" not knowing what he believed. He hoped that writing the book would finally allow him "...
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May.05.2008
On Saturday, May 3, the Burlingame Public Library Foundation hosted a lunch that was as much about raising funds as it was about building community. As one of the organizers put it, the afternoon was an exercise in “friend-raising.” Michael Krasny, the host of the San Francisco Bay Area public...