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In April 2015, Archbishop Desmond Tutu traveled to the Dalai Lama's home in Dharamsala, India, to celebrate His Holiness's eightieth birthday and to create what they hoped would be a gift for others. They looked back on their long lives to answer a single question: How do we find joy in the face of life's inevitable suffering? 

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Jon Else was series producer and cinematographer for the groundbreaking civil rights television series, Eyes on the Prize. The series told the story from the point of view of ordinary people inside the civil rights movement, mostly African American.

2017 is the centennial of artist Andrew Wyeth's birth, and author Christina Baker Kline has penned an historical novel based on Wyeth's most famous work, Christina's World

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Eldridge "Redge" Hanes, entrepreneur, Vietnam veteran, politician and author (under the name E.C. Hanes), has just released his latest book, Justice by Another Name.

Bestselling suspense novelist Lisa Gardner crowdsourced her fans to determine which of her characters to bring back for a new book. 

Reading, interpreting and analyzing literature is, according to UC Professor and author Gary Weissman, a fundamentally a writing-based function. 

The Latest From Author Will Schwalbe

Feb 10, 2017

Will Schwalbe is best known for writing the popular best seller The End of Your Life Book Club

Dr. Charles Johnson, award-winning author, professor emeritus and acknowledge expert on race and literature, recently released his latest book, The Way of the Writer: Reflections on the Art and Craft of Storytelling

Author Rion Amilcar Scott is out with a new collection of short stories entitled Insurrection: Stories

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In today’s fast-paced world, efficiency is key to success in the workplace. 

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Public television fans will recognize marine biologist Dr. Carl Safina from his series “Saving the Ocean” which took viewers around the globe in search of good news about ocean life. 

There's no hotter founding father these days than Alexander Hamilton

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He was a celebrated cavalry officer, nationally known and deeply respected by the soldiers who served under him, and rival of Confederate raider John Hunt Morgan. 

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Heading into the new year, a lot of us are looking for some positive news as an antidote for today’s headlines.

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Imagine what it would be like to be the son or daughter of a dictator, someone most of the world considers a monster, such as Stalin or Pol Pot. What would you do, if you were the child of someone so infamous?

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