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3:00 pm

Tongo Eisen-Martin: What Is To Be Thought About?

October 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 6, 2019

The Bookmark, 721 Washington Street
Oakland,, CA 94607 United States
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The Bookmark Bookstore is pleased to welcome back Tongo Eisen-Martin as he presents a political education session following on his work at the Oakland Summer School. Tongo is continuing a whirlwind 2018 in which he won the California Book Award, the American Book Award, and was shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize. All are welcome […]

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4:30 pm

Lou Keep’s “Uruk Series”

October 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 27, 2019

Mather Building, 287 Mather St.
Oakland, CA 94611 United States
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Lou Keep is my favorite undiscovered writer. He writes sam[]zdat, which is kinda about everything (think Slate Star Codex, if Scott Alexander was obsessed with questions of meaning & power). Lately I've been captivated by his Uruk Series. The Uruk Series is about "modernity, nihilism, and power." It's nominally a review of four books: Seeing Like a State […]

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