Category Archives: Literary

Win tickets to see "Freakonomics" authors Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner at INFORUM!

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Authors Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, authors of Freakonomics and SuperFreakonomics are coming to San Francisco’s INFORUM to talk about their new book Think Like a Freak. With the aim of teaching us how to make smarter, harder, and better decisions, practical insights from … Continue reading »

KQED Fans: free tickets to see Michael Krasny in conversation with authors Dani Shapiro & Ayelet Waldman

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KQED Forum host Michael Krasny will be appearing at City Arts and Lectures in San Francisco on Thursday, in conversation with authors Dani Shapiro (Slow Motion, Devotion) and Ayelet Waldman (Red Hook Road, Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, … Continue reading »

Win a pair of tickets to The Moth Inaugural SF GrandSLAM Championship!

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The Moth presents the GrandSLAM, a battle of wits and words — fierce, hilarious, heartbreaking and all points between. Listen as ten StorySLAM champs tell tales of being out of their element: the freak, the foreigner, dressed for the opera … Continue reading »

Win a signed copy of Cokie Roberts' new book "Founding Mothers"!

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Fans of New York Times bestselling author and celebrated journalist Cokie Roberts will love her stunning nonfiction picture book based on her acclaimed adult book, Founding Mothers, which highlights the female patriots of the American Revolution. Beautifully illustrated by Caldecott … Continue reading »

Win Tickets to See Ken Burns in Conversation with Michael Krasny

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Join KQED, Student Union, Inc., and the Center for Steinbeck Studies at San Jose State University for a special evening as Ken Burns accepts the John Steinbeck Award and sits down for an on-stage conversation with Michael Krasny. Who was … Continue reading »

Win Tickets to San Francisco Moth StorySLAM: Secrets

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The Moth is back in San Francisco and it’s time for YOU to tell a story! Prepare a five-minute tale about secret stairways, handshakes, agendas, or ingredients. Paper shredders, an undisclosed crush…anything on the down low. Pranks, surprise parties, hide … Continue reading »

Win Tickets to The Moth in San Francisco

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The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. Through its ongoing programs, The Moth has presented more than three thousand stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. The Moth podcast is downloaded more … Continue reading »

Win Tickets to Berkeley Rep's Selected Shorts!

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Join Tony and Emmy nominee Kate Burton, Sopranos actor Michael Imperioli, multiple award winner Linda Lavin, and Tony Award winner René Auberjonois for the return of the hit public-radio series and podcast, Selected Shorts, at Berkeley Rep. Don’t miss this … Continue reading »

Win tickets to see Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow at Litquake!

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Bestselling authors Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow first met in a televised California Institute of Technology debate on “the future of God.” The resulting book, War of the Worldviews: Science vs. Spirituality, is the product of that serendipitous encounter and … Continue reading »