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Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Featured Pepperdine Authors
Pepperdine University participated in the 12th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on Apr. 28 and Apr. 29 at the UCLA campus in Los Angeles. Several faculty and alumni authors from Pepperdine schools were featured at the festival.
Described as “the country’s largest celebration of the written word,” the festival drew more than 130,000 attendees. Books by nearly 50 Pepperdine faculty, staff, and alumni authors were on sale.
Pepperdine books on display covered a wide-range of subject matter. Highlighted faculty books included Pilgrim Heart by Pepperdine provost Darryl Tippens; The Accreditors are Coming! The Accreditors are Coming! by June Schmieder-Ramirez and Jack McManus of the Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP); Taiwan the Threatened Democracy by Bruce Herschensohn of the School of Public Policy (SPP); The Next Generation of Corporate Universities by Mark Allen of GSEP and the Graziadio School of Business and Management (GSBM); and Tools for Critical Thinking by David Levy of GSEP.
Featured books by Pepperdine alumni included Addressing the State of the Union: The Evolution and Impact of the President's Big Speech by GSEP alumna Alison Howard; Copper Sun by award-winning author and GSEP alumna Sharon Drape; and GSBM alumnus Vince Thompson's successful new book Ignited: Managers! Light Up Your Company and Career for More Power, More Purpose and More Success.
For more information, please visit the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Web site.