Shattuck Location

Congresswoman Jackie Speier discusses UNDAUNTED: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back

Event address: 
Pegasus Books Downtown
2349 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704

Thursday, May 30, 7:30pm
Pegasus Books Downtown

Congresswoman Jackie Speier discusses her inspiring and powerful memoir, Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back.


“Few people embody resilience like Jackie Speier. She faced unthinkable trauma with courage—and came through it with an unshakable sense of purpose. UNDAUNTED is a remarkable story of survival and strength.” —Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and founder of LeanIn.org and OptionB.org

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$14.95
ISBN: 9781503903593
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Published: Little a - November 6th, 2018

Susie Linfield discusses The Lions' Den: Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky

Event address: 
Pegasus Books Downtown
2349 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704

Pegasus Books Downtown
Wednesday, May 22, 7:30pm


Cultural critic Susie Linfield presents her lively intellectual history of the political left, The Lions' Den: Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky. In conversation with Steve Wasserman, publisher and executive director of Heyday.
 

The Lions' Den: Zionism and the Left from Hannah Arendt to Noam Chomsky Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780300222982
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Published: Yale University Press - March 26th, 2019

An Evening with Tony Horwitz: Spying on the South

Event address: 
Pegasus Books Downtown
2349 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704

Friday, May 17, 7:30pm
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The best-selling author of Confederates in the Attic returns to the South and the Civil War era for an epic adventure on the trail of America's greatest landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted. Pegasus Books Downtown welcomes Tony Horwitz for a discussion and book signing of his long-awaited new release, Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide.

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$30.00
ISBN: 9781101980286
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Published: Penguin Press - May 14th, 2019

Alva Noë presents Infinite Baseball

Event address: 
Pegasus Books Downtown
2349 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704

Thursday, April 18, 7:30pm
Pegasus Books Downtown


Writer and philosopher Alva Noë presents his deeply entertaining new book Infinite Baseball, exploring the many unexpected ways in which baseball is truly a philosophical kind of game.

 

    

 

Infinite Baseball: Notes from a Philosopher at the Ballpark Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780190928186
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - April 2019

Foucault in California: David Wade in Conversation with James Penner

Event address: 
Pegasus Books Downtown
2349 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704

Thursday, May 9, 7:30pm
Pegasus Books Downtown

Join David Wade and University of Puerto Rico Rio Pedras professor James Penner for a night of philosophy and discussion of the late Simeon Wade's last book, Foucault in California

 

    

Foucault in California: [a True Story--Wherein the Great French Philosopher Drops Acid in the Valley of Death] Cover Image
By Simeon Wade, Heather Dundas (Foreword by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781597144636
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Published: Heyday Books - March 5th, 2019

Lyrics & Dirges: A Monthly Reading Series

Event address: 
Pegasus Books Downtown
2349 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704

Wednesday, May 15, 7:30pm
This Recurring Event is at Pegasus Books Downtown

Lyrics & Dirges: A Monthly Reading Series

Lyrics & Dirges features a mix of prominent, emerging and beginning writers. Its aim is to highlight various forms of writing in an effort to spotlight the diverse literary community of the Bay Area. Hosted and curated by Sharon Coleman and Mk Chavez.

Reading in May:

Tiff Dressen
Maurisa Thompson
Adam Smyer
Nay Saysourinho
Joshua McKinney

Little Feminist Story Hour

Event address: 
Pegasus Books Downtown
2349 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704

Sunday March 10, 3:30-4:30pm
Pegasus Books Downtown

In recognition of International Woman's Day, Pegasus is hosting a Sunday story hour featuring stories from PJ Library and Little Feminist. Featured books will be available for purchase and there'll be information on further reading, plus a raffle prize!

Recommended for ages 3–10 and their adults. Free to attend!

In partnership with Little Feminist.

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