New Meetup: "What is the What?" Author Book Conversation at San Mateo Performing Arts Center

From: Lakeisha
Sent on: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 8:42 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Onyx (Bay Area Black Professionals)!

What: "What is the What?" Author Book Conversation at San Mateo Performing Arts Center

When: October 1,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: Dave Eggers in Conversation with Michael Krasny

One Book, One Conversation Community is a month long reading event held annuallyto encourage all of San Mateo County to read and experience the same book at the same time. This year's book is What is the What by Dave Eggers- a novel based on the life of Sudanese civil-war refugee Valentino Achak Deng. Valentino Achak Deng?whose life is told in What Is the What will also to join the evening.

I'm still reading the book but I can say already that it's one of the best books I've ever read.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008
At 7:30 pm
Free and open to all
600 N. Delaware Street, San Mateo

Dave Eggers will appear with KQED Public Radio?s ?Forum? host Michael Krasny. Krasny will explore with Eggers and Valentino! the characters and themes of What Is the What. This event includes audience Q & A and book sales and signing by both Eggers and Krasny (Off Mike: A Memoir of Talk Radio and Literary Life). Companion programming throughout the entire month of October will explore the culture, history and politics of Sudan and Africa. See the Programs & Events page for details.

One Book One Community: San Mateo County Reads is presented by the member libraries of the Peninsula Library System.

Learn more here:
http://blackbiz.meetup.com/233/calendar/8864022/

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