Class: Pamela Feinsilber - Meet the Author (Corte Madera)

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 7:00pm

Four Mondays; Jan 29, Feb 26, Mar. 26. April date TBA • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm • $95

In the first hour of this long-running group, we discuss the book we’ve just read. In the second hour, we talk with the author about what it took to create it and other engrossing topics. We’ve had wonderful conversations with Daniel Handler, Elizabeth McKenzie, Yiyun Li, T.J. Stiles, Anthony Marra, Tom Barbash, Elizabeth Rosner, T. Geronimo Johnson, Adam Hochschild, Joyce Maynard, Natalie Baszile, and many others.

Pamela Feinsilber is a book editor and writing consultant and blogs about the arts for Huffington Post.

JANUARY
The Walking - Laleh Khadivi
FEBRUARY
King of Cuba - Cristina García
MARCH
Still Time - Jean Hegland
APRIL
Swallowing Mercury - Wioletta Greg
 Such Small Hands - Andres Barba, Adam Levy and Ashley Nelson Levy, Transit Books
 

Location: 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925
The Walking Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781608194377
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - March 25th, 2014

Saladin Khourdi has always known he will leave Iran. He spends his days in the cinema, dreaming of Hollywood stars in swimming pools. For his older brother, Ali, Iran is their home, their history. But both will have to leave, when the 1979 revolution leads to a killing in their mountain village.


King of Cuba Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476725666
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Published: Scribner Book Company - October 8th, 2013

A "darkly hilarious" (Elle) novel about a fictionalized Fidel Castro and an octogenarian Cuban exile obsessed with seeking revenge by the National Book Award finalist Cristina Garcia, this "clever, well-conceived dual portrait shows what connects and divides Cubans inside and outside of the island" (Kirkus Reviews).


Still Time Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781628728217
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Published: Arcade Publishing - October 17th, 2017

"A moving, beautiful story about what persists and what doesn't, about what can be repaired and what can't." --Karen Joy Fowler, author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves


Swallowing Mercury Cover Image
By Wioletta Greg, Eliza Marciniak (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781945492044
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Published: Transit Books - September 12th, 2017

Longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize

"Achieves a form of literary alchemy that mesmerizes."--The New York Times


Such Small Hands Cover Image
By Andres Barba, Lisa Dillman (Translator), Edmund White (Afterword by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781945492006
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Published: Transit Books - April 11th, 2017

The Guardian Best Books of 2017

"Every once in a while a novel does not record reality but creates a whole new reality, one that casts a light on our darkest feelings. Kafka did that. Bruno Schulz did that. Now the Spanish writer Andres Barba has done it with the terrifying Such Small Hands."--Edmund White