Speakers

Thomas Cahill

New York Times-bestselling historian and author of Heretics and Heroes

Alisyn Camerota

Author, journalist, and anchor of the CNN morning news program New Day.

Francisco Cantú

Former US Border Patrol Agent and author of The Line Becomes a River

Peter Carey

Two-time Booker Prize winner, National Book Award finalist, and celebrated author of Amnesia

Susan Casey

New York Times-bestselling author of The Wave and former editor in chief of O, The Oprah Magazine

Ed Catmull

Co-founder and president of Pixar Animation Studios, president of Walt Disney Animation Studios, author of Creativity, Inc.

Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Former Washington Post journalist and award-winning author of Imperial Life in the Emerald City (inspiration for the 2010 movie Green Zone), Little America, and For Love of Country

Dan Chaon

National Book Award finalist and bestselling author of literary novels and short story collections

Ron Chernow

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Washington: A Life and Alexander Hamilton

Lee Child

New York Times-bestselling author of the Jack Reacher novels

John Coates

Neuroscientist, former Wall Street trader, and author of The Hour Between Dog and Wolf

Ta-Nehisi Coates

#1 New York Times-bestselling author of Between the World and Me and We Were Eight Years in Power

Steve Coll

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, New Yorker staff writer, and author of Ghost Wars and Directorate S

Lynne Cox

Modern-day adventurer, long-distance swimmer, and bestselling author of Swimming to Antarctica

Ron Currie, Jr.

Author of Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles, Everything Matters! and God is Dead