Investigative journalist Russ Baker will talk about the new surveillance scandal and outline what you need to know. The discussion will be followed by a Q&A and signing of Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, America’s Invisible Government and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years. Family Secrets, called a must-read by Gore Vidal and Bill Moyers, sketches the background to the current debate about the boundaries of privacy and freedom.
Wenonah Hauter grew up on a family farm that her husband runs today as a Community Supported Agriculture Project (CSA), which is part of the growing local food movement. Yet, as one of the nation’s leading healthy-food advocates, Hauter believes that the local food movement is not enough to solve America’s food crisis and the public health debacle it has created.
"A fascinating drama of the Midwestern ethos, 'A Stone for Amer' is a very welcome prequel to Szarke’s Midwest Book Award finalist, 'Delicate Armor'.” ~ Dave Wood, National Book Critics Circle, former book editor, Star Tribune
"Turtle Season": After the premature death of her husband of thirty years, Anna Simon learns the comfortable life they shared in Seattle had been built on lies. The discovery of her husband’s betrayal challenges everything she had previously believed.