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Jan 11, 2023

Pico Iyer’s The Half Known Life Explores Paradise in Discord

For a non-Buddhist, travel writer Pico Iyer does a great job at achieving balance in a world of dissatisfaction. By now, Iyer has given most of his adult life to the road. Born in Britain to Indian parents and educated at Oxford, he brings a transnational perspective to everything he...
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WWE’s Monday Night Raw
Sep 14, 2022

Dolph Ziggler Wrestles at WWE Monday Night Raw in San Jose

There is perhaps nothing more American than professional wrestling.  More so than baseball or even apple pie, professional wrestling encapsulates...
Stephen Pitti
Aug 31, 2022

Stephen Pitti Speaks on ‘East Side’s Impact in San Jose’

In the 1990s, historian Stephen Pitti set out to write a centuries-long counterhistory of the so-called Silicon Valley.  A Chicano...
Janice Lee
Aug 3, 2022

Poet Janice Lee Releases New Book, Separation Anxiety

Writer, teacher and shamanic healer Janice Lee works in the realm of paradox.  In her newest book Separation Anxiety, released...
Ingrid Rojas Contreras
Jul 20, 2022

Author Ingrid Rojas Contreras Presents Her Memoir

To conjure up her memoir, The Man Who Could Move Clouds, Ingrid Rojas Contreras embarked on a ghostly journey...
K-Ming Chang
Jul 5, 2022

Novelist K-Ming Chang Makes San Jose Her Literary Home

Bestiary, the startling first novel by K-Ming Chang, took place in Montebello, the Southern California city where much of...
Rupi Kaur
May 25, 2022

Rupi Kaur Inspires New Generations of Poets

In 2018, I taught creative writing at a summer program for middle schoolers. One student—a quiet, thoughtful incoming ninth...

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