Books and Writing

Iowa City Book Festival 2015: Stephen Witt – "How Music Got Free"

Journalist Stephen Witt traces the secret history of digital music piracy, from the German audio engineers who invented the mp3, to a North Carolina compact-disc manufacturing plant where factory...

Books and Writing

Iowa City Book Fest 2013: Sense of Place II

Susanna Daniel, Gregory Galloway and Larry Watson join International Writing Program participant Lili Mendoza (Panama). Authors will discuss the importance of setting in their work. This can...

Books and Writing

Iowa City Book Fest 2013: Sense of Place I

Tom Drury, David Rhodes and Kate Milliken join International Writing Program participant Dénes Krusovszky (Hungary). Authors will discuss the importance of setting in their work. This can address...

Books and Writing

International Author Series 2016: Images of America - What We Saw

Fall Residents share impressions of their time in the United States during this perennial IWP favorite.

The International Authors program series provides an opportunity for the community to...

Books and Writing

Intellectual Freedom Festival Poetry Event: Poets on the Barricades

The Iowa City Johnson County Senior Center's Reading Aloud group reads poems about slavery, racism, and other forms of oppression across time and the world.

Part of the 2015 Carol Spaziani...

Books and Writing, Current Issues and Politics

Intellectual Freedom Fest 2012: Fifty Shades of Grey

Banned Books Week/Carol Spaziani Intellectual Freedom Festival: Oh that book...50 Shades of Grey and its impact on Intellectual Freedom
Panel discussion followed by a discussion of the 50...

Books and Writing, Current Issues and Politics

Images of America: Coralville

Author and Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Director Emeritus Timothy Walch shares historic pictures of Coralville from his new book, “Images of America: Coralville”.

Recorded May 27,...

Books and Writing, Local History

Equal Before The Law: An afternoon with Tom Witosky and Marc Hansen

On April 3, 2009, a decision by the Iowa Supreme Court made Iowa the third state in the nation to permit same-sex couples to marry. "Equal Before The Law" tells the stories behind this issue and...

Books and Writing, Current Issues and Politics

Eco Iowa City: Field to Family

Rowan Jacobsen will read from his work American Terroir as part of this event, part of the Eco Iowa City series.

Books and Writing, Gardening, Nature, and Home