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Chapter Events — 2008

For more information about individual events, contact the event coordinators listed.


Boston (Web site under construction)
WNBA-Boston at Hotel 140 (Sat., Oct. 25; 2-5 p.m.): a readers' round-robin with Joan Anderson (The Second Journey, Hyperion); Ann Harleman (The Year She Disappeared, Univ. of Texas Press); Jennifer Haigh (The Condition, HarperCollins); Judith Nies (The Girl I Left Behind, HarperCollins); Deborah Noyes (Angel and Apostle, Unbridled Books); and Gina Ogden (The Return of Desire, Trumpeter). Contact: Laurie Beckelman, lbeckelman@aol.com, or Katherine Dibble, kdibble@att.net.

Detroit (www.wnba-books.org/detroit)
WNBA-Detroit at the Huntington Woods Public Library (Thurs., Oct. 2; 7 p.m.): Thomas C. Foster (How to Read Novels Like a Professor, Harper Paperbacks). Contact: Cynthia Dooley, Cdooley@co.wayne.mi.us, or Celia Morse, cmorse@Berkley.lib.mi.us.

Los Angeles (www.wnba-books.org/la)
WNBA-Los Angeles at Book Soup (Sat., Oct. 25; 2-4 p.m.): David Fuller (Sweetsmoke, Hyperion); Yxta Maya Murray (The Red Lion Series, Harper Paperbacks); Lisa See (Peony in Love, Random House Trade Paperbacks). Contact: Kelly Sullivan-Walden, kellygq@mac.com, or Ruth Light, ruthabc@ca.rr.com.

Nashville (www.wnbanashville.org)
WNBA-Nashville with event co-sponsor Downtown Public Library in conjunction with the Southern Festival of Books (Sat., Oct. 11; 9 a.m.): Elizabeth Strout (Olive Kitteridge, Random House Trade Paperbacks). Contact: Lee Fairbend, lfairbend@comcast.net.

New York City (www.wnba-nyc.org)
WNBA-New York City at the New York Center for Independent Publishing (Mon., Oct. 27; 6-9 p.m.): Alice Mattison (Nothing is Quite Forgotten in Brooklyn, Harper Perennial); Anisha Lakhani (Schooled, Hyperion); Dalia Sofer (The Septembers of Shiraz, Harper Perennial); Elizabeth Strout (Olive Kitteridge, Random House Trade Paperbacks); Anya Ulinich (Petropolis, Viking). Contact: Valerie Tomaselli, VTomaselli@mtmpublishing.com, or nrgm@wnba-nyc.org.

San Francisco (www.wnba-sfchapter.org)
WNBA-San Francisco with event co-sponsor Book Passage/Corte Madera (Thurs., Oct. 16; 6:30 p.m.): Philippa Gregory, (The Boleyn Inheritance, Touchstone-Fireside Books). Contact: Mary Knippel, copywriter@coastside.net, or Linda Lee, info@netglobalbooks.com.

Seattle (Web site under construction)
WNBA-Seattle at the University Book Store (Mon., Oct. 20; 7 p.m.): Nancy Pearl (Book Lust, More Book Lust and Book Crush, Sasquatch Books) leads a panel discussion with guest speakers Stesha Brandon (University Book Store); Mary Ann Gwinn (The Seattle Times); Diane Hammond (Hannah's Dream, Harper Paperbacks); Nancy Horan (Loving Frank, Ballantine); Cheryl McKeon (Third Place Books); Rebecca Willow (Parkplace Books). Contact: Henriette Anne Klauser, henriette@henrietteklauser.com, or Anna Johnson, anna@picturebookoriginals.com.

Washington, D.C.
WNBA-Washington, D.C. at the Charles Sumner School Museum & Archives (Tues., Oct. 21; 7-9 p.m.): Shireen Dodson (The Mother-Daughter Book Club, Tenth Anniversary Edition, Harper Paperbacks); Mark La Framboise (Poetry & Prose Bookstore); Lorine Kritzer Pergament (book club founder/facilitator); Emily Sachs (Graduate thesis: "Beyond Oprah: An In-depth Look at American Book Clubs"). Contact: NC Weil, ncweil@patriot.net.

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