Author Events

Author Events

Virtual Author Talks

Virtual Author Talk: Kim Scott

Feb 28th | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Online Event
Kim Scott will explain the Radical Candor feedback framework and how you can practice it today, from her book of the same name.

Virtual Author Talk: Nina Totenberg

Mar 6th | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online Event
Nina Totenberg talks about her book, Dinners with Ginsberg, and her friendship with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Virtual Author Talk: Christopher Paolini

Mar 14th | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online Event
Join us as we chat with master storyteller and international bestselling author Christopher Paolini about his latest book, Murtagh.

Virtual Author Talk: Madeline Miller

Mar 21st | 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online Event
A fascinating exploratory conversation with Madeline Miller, bestselling author of The Song of Achilles and Circe.

The Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) is proud to host the yearly Distinguished Author Series. SCCLD welcomes three writers whose works spark thought-provoking ideas and conversations. Each of these barrier-breaking authors comes from a different and diverse background, with stories that will captivate and inspire.

Each author presentation or moderated talk will be followed by an audience participation opportunity for questions and answers.

The Distinguished Author Series is Free and open to the public.

SCCLD would like to thank the Santa Clara County Library District Foundation for its generosity in supporting the Distinguished Author Series.

Silicon Valley Reads is a community engagement program that features books and an annual theme to bring people together by providing more than 100 free, public events each year in February and March. Events for all ages include author talks, book clubs, art/music events, community activities, arts and crafts, movies, and creative events or activities based on the theme each year.


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