University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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David Ulin


David L. Ulin is the author or editor of ten books, including "Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles," shortlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay, "The Lost Art of Reading: Books and Resistance in a Troubled Time" and the Library of America’s "Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology," which won a California Book Award. The former book editor and book critic of the Los Angeles Times, he has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, Black Mountain Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the Lannan Foundation. He teaches at USC.


Scheduled events:
Open a Book, Open a Mind
James Mustich and David Ulin think books and reading would be the perfect medicine for healing some the ills of modern life. What better way to learn -- and understand -- why some people think differently than we do?

UA Mall Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Special
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: James Mustich, David Ulin
Moderator: Pamela Schuster
Extra! Extra! Read All About It!
David L. Ulin, formerly the head book critic at the the Los Angeles Times and a Guggenheim Fellow who now teaches at USC, knows that reading habits are changing. Book-readers often prefer using Kindle or NOOK. Young readers rely heavily on their phones. Today, Ulin will explore the good and the bad of these developments, and suggest that reading is essential to sound critical thinking.

Arizona Daily Star Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Arizona Daily Star Store (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: David Ulin
Moderator: Irene McKisson

Books:
The Lost Art of Reading: Books and Resistance in a Troubled Time
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Sasquatch Books
September 2018
ISBN 9781632171948
$16.95, INSTORE
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Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
University of California Press
October 2015
ISBN 9780520273726
152 pages
$16.95, INSTORE
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"Sidewalking is an impressionistic take on Los Angeles in its current moment, which is a flashpoint of great transition, as the city verticalizes and densifies. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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