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T. Geronimo Johnson Takes on Race in 'Welcome to Braggsville'

Local writer T. Geronimo Johnson's new novel "Welcome to Braggsville" explores issues of race in America and what it means to come home again. Using irony, humor and lyrical language, Johnson traces the journey of four liberal UC Berkeley undergrads from California to Georgia. The Washington Post calls the book "the most dazzling, most unsettling, most oh-my-God-listen-up novel you'll read this year."

T. Geronimo Johnson Takes on Race in 'Welcome to Braggsville'

Local writer T. Geronimo Johnson's new novel "Welcome to Braggsville" explores issues of race in America and what it means to come home again. Using irony, humor and lyrical language, Johnson traces the journey of four liberal UC Berkeley undergrads from California to Georgia. The Washington Post calls the book ...read more

Humorist Dave Barry Reveals How to 'Live Right and Find Happiness'

In his latest collection of essays, "Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer is Much Faster)," humorist Dave Barry offers advice to his 9-month-old grandson and expounds on topics as varied as helicopter parenting, Google Glass and Vladimir Putin. The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist joins us to discuss his new book, which includes tales of driving a minivan full of teenage girls and details his envy of soccer star David Beckham.

Humorist Dave Barry Reveals How to 'Live Right and Find Happiness'

In his latest collection of essays, "Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer is Much Faster)," humorist Dave Barry offers advice to his 9-month-old grandson and expounds on topics as varied as helicopter parenting, Google Glass and Vladimir Putin. The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist joins us to discuss his new book, ...read more

Artists, Writers, Poets and… Farmers?

In its eighth year, the Geography of Hope conference brings together thinkers of all stripes for this year's theme, "Women and the Land."

 

Also on KQED.org this week ...

The Genius of Marie Curie
KQED Celebrates Women's History Month

KQED proudly celebrates the richness and diversity of the greater San Francisco Bay Area by commemorating Women's History Month. In March, KQED Public TV 9 and Public Radio 88.5 FM schedule a special lineup of programs focused on themes and issues related to women.

Yo Yo Ma
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area

KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.