Author Sara Fitzgerald talks about her book Elly Peterson, about the life and political history of a woman who broke gender barriers in the Republican party---and later threw
Jill Vexler, Ph.D., discusses the work she did while curating the exhibit Pictures of Resistance: The Wartime Photographs of Jewish Partisan Faye Schulman. Vexler is a cultural anthropologist who specializes in curating museum exhibitions about world cultures.
Author and U-M Librarian Jim Ottaviani talks about his latest graphic novel, "Feynman," throwing in some amusing stories about Feynman, some physics, and some tidbits about the process of creating and publishing a graphic novel.
The acclaimed medical historian Howard Markel talks about his latest book, An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted and the Miracle Drug Cocaine – the astonishing account of the years-long cocaine use of Sigmund Freud, young, ambitious neurologist, and William Halsted, the equally young, pathfinding surgeon.
Dr. Sherwin B. Nuland draws upon his extensive collection of images dating from the 14th-century, in which artists depict physicians, patients, diseases and treatments. Sherwin B. Nuland, MD, is a prolific and award-winning author and surgeon emeritus at Yale.
Daniel Okrent is best known as the first public editor at the New York Times, but he first spent more than 25 years in magazine and book publishing. He talks about how “The digital revolution has upended the roles of bookstores, libraries, publishers, and, of course, readers.
Author Merrie Haskell Fuller, an MLibrary employee (!), discusses her first novel, The Princess Curse, and the path to getting published.
Retired Director of the Michigan Law Library, Margaret Leary, talks about her book, Giving It All Away: The Story of William W. Cook and His Michigan Law Quadrangle.
William M. Adler, author of The Man Who Never Died: The Life, Times, and Legacy of Joe Hill, American Labor Icon, talks. Music by Chris Buhalis.
Keynote speaker Deborah Wythe, manager of the Brooklyn Museum of Art’s Digital Collections and Services department, talks about why the Brooklyn Museum of Art adopted Creative Commons licenses for images of many artworks in its collections, what it's meant for them, and how they did it.