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October 14, 2021
10:30 AM -
11:30 AM

From his training as a psychiatrist to living with cancer, Dr. Stern will speak about committing to moving forward in a way that aligns with our values no matter what.

3:30 PM -
4:30 PM

Learn why it is important to create a community where all people living with dementia feel included and where they do not endure the stigma often associated with their condition.

7:30 PM -
8:30 PM

Liza Rodman began researching this story in 2005 when she realized her personal connection to Tony Costa, the infamous Cape Cod killer. In the years since, she has gathered thousands of documents, testimonies, and interviews, perhaps more than any other investigator or journalist who has looked into this case and published, The Babysitter with Jennifer Jordan.

Memoir Non-Fiction
October 15, 2021
9:30 AM -
10:30 AM

Dean Robbins introduces the extraordinary subjects of his nonfiction picture books and explains what makes them heroes. He also reveals how kids can grow up to be heroes themselves.

Kids Non-Fiction
11:30 AM -
12:30 PM

Mixing nostalgia with humorous anecdotes, Peggy Marxen recalls her 1950s’ upbringing on a small farm in northwestern Wisconsin and traces her family’s story through the best and worst of times.

Memoir Non-Fiction
4:30 PM -
5:30 PM

Drawing from a rich collection of primary sources—including diary entries, love letters, zines, advertisements, oral histories, and more—the book provides a jumping-off point for readers who are interested in learning more about LGBTQ+ history and activism, as well as for readers who want to build on the work of earlier activists.

October 16, 2021
4:30 PM -
5:30 PM

Alfred shared that during WWII he had been a barber, chauffeur, and translator. In his 80’s, his family learned the full truth. He had been a reluctant heavy weapons machine gunner.

October 17, 2021
2:30 PM -
3:30 PM

Matthew Gavin Frank reads from and discusses his latest nonfiction book, Flight of the Diamond Smugglers, about the ways in which carrier pigeons are used by diamond smuggling rings.

Discussion Non-Fiction Reading
6:30 PM -
7:30 PM

"This talk is guaranteed to be the best thing you see all week." - Orville Redenbacher

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