26th Anniversary • San Francisco Hilton
Sat., Oct. 25 • Doors open at 10:00 am
Call for reservations: (415) 543-3303
Individual tickets are $135, and tables of 10 are $1300.
Book Passage is pleased once again to be working with the National Kidney Foundation to arrange and present the San Francisco Authors Luncheon. This highly popular event is the finest author luncheon of its kind.
Master of Ceremonies
Head chef at The Restaurant at Meadowood, which earned three Michelin stars and four stars in the San Francisco Chronicle under his leadership. Kostow was awarded the James Beard Award for Best Chef: West in 2013 and named one of Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs 2009. A New Napa Cuisine is his debut cookbook.
New York Times bestselling author of the beloved Pete the Cat series of children’s books and most recently, The Nuts: Bedtime at the Nut House.
Author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Glitter and Glue. Her previous titles include The Middle Place and Lift. Co-founder of the Notes & Words annual benefit concert.
Award-winning editor of Outside and the author of the bestselling histories Hellhound on his Trail, Blood and Thunder, and Ghost Soldiers. His latest book, In the Kingdom of Ice, is a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age.
New York Times bestselling author of eight books, including Clara and Mr. Tiffany, Girl in Hyacinth Blue, and Lisette’s List, a novel centered on the great artists Cézanne, Pissarro, Chagall, and Picasso.
Co-founder, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group. Perennially on the lists of the most influential and powerful women in the world. Thrive, her latest book, is a call to arms to redefine how we measure success in our work lives and personal lives.
Television producer of such groundbreaking sitcoms as All in the Family, Sanford and Son, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, Good Times, and Maude. He has received four Emmy awards, a Peabody, and the National Medal of Arts. Even This I Get to Experience is his newly published autobiography chronicling his storied career.