More tickets are now available PLUS additional headliners announced!


As the holiday season kicks off, we’re pleased to announce that tickets are now available for even more of the exciting programs we have planned in 2017. PLUS we have new headliners to announce, hot off the year-end best-of lists, promising something for everyone.

  • Out of Wonder: Beloved by children, young adults, and adults alike, Kwame Alexander and Ekua Holmes will discuss their forthcoming (Feb. 2017) book, Out of Wonder, sharing stories from their careers and engaging with topics from children’s publishing and collaborative projects to the African-American experience and underrepresented readers. More details and tickets are available here.
  • Economic Inequality: Joseph Stiglitz (The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them) will speak about one of America’s greatest economic challenges: the expanding gap between the rich and the poor. Stiglitz charts a path toward real recovery and a more equal society. Frank Sesno will join Stiglitz on stage for discussion. More details and tickets are available here.
  • Mental Health: Sue Klebold, author of A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy and advocate for mental health awareness, research, and suicide prevention, shares the story of her son, one of the two shooters at Columbine High School, to help other families see the signs when their children need help. More details and tickets are available here.


Failure: Why Science is So Successful is a breath of contemplative fresh air… Firestein picks up an idea, then examines it… as in a series of easygoing chats… Discoveries arise out of failed attempts that continue to puzzle. Success requires embracing failure.”—New York Times Book Review

More headliners, hot off 2016 best-of lists!