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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Dan Slater



Sophie Slater

Mr. Slater is sponsored by Wells Fargo

A lawyer-turned-writer, Dan Slater is a former legal affairs reporter for The Wall Street Journal and has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, New York magazine, The Atlantic, GQ and Fast Company. He is the author of “Wolf Boys” and “A Million First Dates” (alternatively titled "Love in the Time of Algorithms"). A graduate of Colgate University and Brooklyn Law School, he lives in New England.


Scheduled events:
Figuring Out the True Crime
You couldn’t make this up! Truth is stranger than fiction in the true crime underworld, as these authors demonstrate in their books about unaknowledged alibis, faking your own death for fun and profit, and Texas teens climbing the drug cartel’s corporate ladder.

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
True Crime
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Asia McClain Chapman, Elizabeth Greenwood, Dan Slater
Moderator: Anne Segal
WORKSHOP: Investigative Journalism & Communication
Learn how crimes are investigated and reinvestigated, including the podcast method

Integrated Learning Center Room 141 (Seats 60, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
True Crime
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Asia McClain Chapman, Dan Slater
Innocence Lost: Teenagers & Crime
The tragedy of an illegal act compounded when it's committed by a teenager. Three authors discuss the motivation, aftermath, and implications for society when kids turn to crime.

UA BookStore (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
True Crime
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Asia McClain Chapman, Eli Sanders, Dan Slater
Moderator: Beverly Tobiason

Books:
Wolf Boys : Two American Teenagers and Mexico's Most Dangerous Drug Cartel
True Crime
Simon & Schuster - S&S
September 2016
ISBN 9781501126543
Hardcover, 352 pages
$26.95, INSTORE
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The story of two American teens recruited as killers for a Mexican cartel, and their pursuit by a Mexican-American detective who realizes the War on Drugs is unwinnable. More/less

A Million First Dates
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Current - PRH
January 2014
ISBN 9781617230097
Paperback, 255 pages
$16.00, INSTORE
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This thought-provoking look at online dating ponders such questions as Why should we settle for someone who falls short of our expectations if there are thousands of other options a click away?, Can commitment thrive in a world of unlimited choice? and Can Chemistry really be quantified by math geeks? Original.

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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