Michael Rezendes

August 8, 2017

Michael Rezendes is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter for The Boston Globe and was played by Mark Ruffalo in the Oscar-winning movie, “Spotlight.” He is also a co-author of two books “Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic Church,...

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Stephen Graham Jones

July 9, 2017

Stephen Graham Jones is the author of sixteen novels and six story collections. Most recent are “Mapping the Interior” and the comic book “My Hero”. Jones lives and teaches in Boulder, Colorado....

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Laird Hunt

July 9, 2017

Laird Hunt is the author of, among other novels, “Neverhome”, which received France’s inaugural Grand Prix de Littérature Américaine, and was a finalist for the Prix Femina. His writings have appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post an...

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Devesh Kapur

July 9, 2017

Devesh Kapur is the Madan Lal Sobti Professor for the Study of Contemporary India and Director, Center for Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania. His more recent books include, “The Other One Percent: Indians in America”, “Rethink...

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Amber Cantorna

August 4, 2017

Amber Cantorna is an LGBT Christian and the home-schooled daughter of a Focus on the Family executive. Since coming out, she has written “Refocusing My Family” and has also founded Beyond, a non-profit organization focused on helping LGBT people ...

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Philip A. Lutgendorf

July 9, 2017

Philip A. Lutgendorf is Professor of Hindi and Modern Indian Studies at the University of Iowa and the author of “The Life of a Text: Performing the Rāmcaritmānas of Tulsidas” and “Hanuman’s Tale, The Messages of a Divine Monkey”. He has ...

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Judy Lief

July 9, 2017

Judy Lief is a Buddhist teacher who trained under the Tibetan meditation master, Ven. Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. She has edited many of Trungpa Rinpoche’s books, including “Milarepa: Lessons from the Life and Songs Tibet’s Great Yogi” and his...

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Mukund Padmanabhan

August 4, 2017

Mukund Padmanabhan is the Editor of The Hindu, one of India’s oldest and most respected newspapers. He has written about politics, legal affairs, and literature. He is an adjunct faculty of the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines, where ...

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Saikat Majumdar

July 9, 2017

Saikat Majumdar is the author, most recently, of “Play House”, a novel about a young boy’s destructive obsession with theater and his mother’s life as a stage actress. The novel, a finalist for the Bangalore Literature Festival Fiction Prize ...

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Kanishk Tharoor

July 9, 2017

Kanishk Tharoor is a writer and broadcaster. He is the author of the short story collection “Swimmer Among the Stars”. He is the presenter of the BBC radio series “Museum of Lost Objects”. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Guardian...

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