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Wednesday, October 17 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Lifelong Learning: A Berkeley Brown Bag Lunch

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Co-presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at U.C. Berkeley

This lunchtime reading in Berkeley's downtown district features faculty and members from the Osher Lifelong Learning writing programs. With Anita Amirrezvani, Tamim Ansary, Louise Nayer, Aimee Phan, and Jake Warner. $10 at the door


Authors and Participants
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Anita Amirrezvani

Anita Amirrezvani was born in Tehran and raised in San Francisco. Her first novel, The Blood of Flowers, has appeared in 31 languages and was long-listed for the 2008 Orange Prize for Fiction. Her second novel, Equal of the Sun, was published in 2012. Anita co-edited the anthology... Read More →
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Tamim Ansary

Afghan-American author Tamim Ansary wrote West of Kabul, East of New York, San Francisco’s “One City One Book” selection for 2008. His bestselling Destiny Disrupted, A History of the World Through Islamic Eyeshas been translated into 10 languages. His memoir, Road Trips, Becoming... Read More →
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Louise Nayer

Louise Nayer’s most recent book is Poised for Retirement: Moving from Anxiety to Zen. Burned: A Memoir (2010 and republished 2016) was an Oprah Great Read and won the Wisconsin Library Association Award. She has also written two books of poetry, one with funding from the NEA and... Read More →
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Aimee Phan

 Aimee Phan grew up in Orange County and now teaches at California College of the Arts. A 2010 National Endowment of the Arts Creative Writing Fellow, Aimee received her MFA from the University of Iowa. Her first book, We Should Never Meet, was named a Notable Book by the Kiryama... Read More →
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Jake Warner

Jake Warner is author of the new novel Coming of Age in Berkeley, much of which is set on the Cal Berkeley campus. He is also author of the popular mystery thriller Murder on the Air (with Ihara). In addition, Warner is the co-founder, and longtime publisher (now retired) of Nolo... Read More →

Wednesday October 17, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse