Literary Events

Martin Jay

When: Thu., May 6, 5:30-7 p.m. 2010

We wish politicians could be counted on to tell the truth, but we know better. At University Press Books (2430 Bancroft Way, Berkeley) on Thursday, May 6, Martin Jay discusses The Virtues of Mendacity: On Lying in Politics. Jay, the Sidney Hellman Ehrman Professor of History at UC Berkeley, examines political fibbers as cited by Plato, St. Augustine, Hannah Arendt, and chroniclers of contemporary times. 5:30 p.m., free.

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Price: free

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