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Authors@Google: Gregory Benford and Larry Niven

Larry Niven & Gregory Benford, two of the most respected authors of hard science fiction, talk about their new book “Bowl of Heaven” and the concept of stories about “big dumb objects” as a sub-genre. They review prior stories (including Ringworld by Niven) and then talk about the physics of the “big smart object” that …

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Authors@Google: Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain is interviewed by Google Executive Chef Nate Keller at Google’s Mountain View, CA headquarters. This event took place on November 20, 2007 as part of the Authors@Google series. Anthony Michael Bourdain is an American chef, author, and television personality.

Authors at Google: Peter Singer

Peter Singer is recognized as one of the most influential philosophers alive. He is the author of Animal Liberation and Practical Ethics, and has motivated countless people to give more to charity.

Authors@Google: George R.R. Martin

George R. R. Martin, the acclaimed author of the Game of Thrones novels — also a recent hit HBO series — came to Google for a live-streamed interview where he answered your questions submitted online.

Authors@Google: Paul Krugman

In this Authors@Google session from 2007 with economist Paul Krugman talks about his book “The Conscience of a Liberal”. The book was 24th on the New York Times Best Seller list in November 2007. It is a history of wealth and income gaps in the US in the 20th century. The book received praise mixed …

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Authors@Google: Daniel Goleman

Daniel Goleman discusses his book “Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships”. The author of the bestseller “Emotional Intelligence”, Daniel Goleman has written a groundbreaking synthesis of the latest findings in biology and brain science, revealing that we are “wired to connect”.

Authors@Google: Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Authors@Google program welcomed Neil deGrasse Tyson to Google’s New York office to discuss his book, “The Pluto Files”. “The New York Times best-selling author chronicles America’s irrational love affair with Pluto, man’s best celestial friend.