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Tim Hernandez featured at Chico’s Book in Common for ‘All They Will Call You’

“I didn’t want to know facts,” Hernandez said, “I wanted to hear stories.” Hernandez took the audience along on his journey of what went into writing his book. He described how he was able to get in contact with some of the families in Mexico of the immigrants who died in the plane crash. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Olyvia Simpson and Mitchell Kret

March 16, 2019

Chico’s Book in Common hosted Tim Hernandez in Laxson Auditorium on March 13 to talk about his book “All They Will Call You” and related experiences. Book in Common is hosted jointly by both Chico State and Butte College. “All They Will Call You,” is a narrative of “...

The Book in Common commences Chico’s year of women

President Hutchinson and President Yaqub posing with event attendees.

Anna Porretta

September 30, 2016

A crowd gathered to hear community leaders speak, celebrating the Book in Common program, which promises to be a year devoted to the conversation around women's rights outside of Chico City Hall on Sept. 29. “The Book in Common is a shared read in which Chico State, Butte college, the City of C...

Book in Common shares veteran’s trials overseas

Dan Reidel
Jojo Sanchez reads an excerpt from “The Yellow Birds,” a story about one soldier’s time in Iraq. Sanchez, a Butte College student, plans on transferring to Chico State next year.

Nicholas Carr

September 18, 2013

The story being told across Chico State’s campus and the county is a tale about veterans and the human cost of military action. The opening presentation of this year’s Book in Common on Thursday discussed this year’s pick: “The Yellow Birds.” The Book in Common recounts a series ...

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