Quick Quotes: George Eliot

"It's never too late to be who you might have been."

- George Eliot, also known as Mary Ann Evans

Although this quote has been frequently attributed to 18th century author George Eliot, the pen name of Mary Ann Evans, in fact it was likely the work of poet Adelaide Anne Procter. The quote can be traced to her poem, “A Legend of Provence,” originally…

Quick Quotes: Charles Dickens

"A loving heart is the truest wisdom."

- Charles Dickens

With the tongue-tying title, The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery (Which He Never Meant to Publish on Any Account), shortened for sanity to David Copperfield, this semi-autobiographical serial novel by Charles Dickens tells the life…

“I am with you”: Author Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Talks to Crowd At Matthew Knight Arena


On Friday, February 3, author Ta-Nehisi Coates, known for his bestseller Between the World and Me, visited the University of Oregon, where he gave a talk addressing race in America to a sold out Matthew Knight Arena. Coates came to the university as part…

Author Q&A: Bob Kessler on Transformational Resilience


Author Bob Doppelt discusses his new book, Transformational Resilience: How Building Human Resilience to Climate Disruption Can Safeguard Society and Increase Wellbeing. The book uses neuroscience-based mental health and mindfulness research to help readers adopt positive and principled behaviors in order to cope…

Author Q&A: Lauren Kessler on Raising the Barre

Lauren Kessler, author of fourteen books and an instructor of storytelling at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, has been enamored with the world of tutus, arabesques, and plies since she was five years old. Her latest book, Raising the…

Author Q&A: Leonard Mlodinow on Star Trek: TNG

Aside from writing with world-renowned scientists and publishing books on physics and human evolution, Leonard Mlodinow also worked with Gene Roddenberry on the set of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Sooooooo jealous!

Author Q&A: Lisa Genova on researching Inside The O’Briens

Author and neuroscientist Lisa Genova tells Booklandia.tv about what goes into researching a book like Inside the O'Briens.

Author Q&A: Alex Tizon

Big Little Man: In Search Of My Asian Self author Alex Tizon explains how his book became a memoir. (more…)

Epilogue Episode 3 – 8.14.15

In the studio after a harrowing escape from her zipper, Epilogue host Dana Bredeweg gives us the latest. In this week's episode: Dr. Suess is still publishing new books (sort of), hackers love Jane Austen, a mailman makes a special literary delivery, and…

Author Q&A: Leonard Mlodinow on working with Stephen Hawking

Author and physicist Leonard Mlodinow tells us about working with Stephen Hawking on their book, The Grand Design. Get more Author Q&As!

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