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Saturday, October 12 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Speaking Memory: Remarkable Hidden Histories and Stories You Won't Forget

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Celebrate National Reading Group Month with four renowned authors who will discuss their sources and inspiration for their new releases. FREE

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Fran Quittel

Fran Quittel is an accomplished non-fiction author whose grassroots efforts successfully restored $270 million to 10,000 bank depositors by adding an amendment to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Her delightful children’s book, The Central Park Lost... Read More →

Authors and Participants
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Carole Bumpus

A retired family therapist, Carole Bumpus began writing about food and travel when she stumbled upon the amazing stories of women and war in France. She has traveled extensively throughout France and Italy, where she has interviewed more than seventy-five families to date for her... Read More →
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Donna DiGiuseppe

Lady in Ermine: The Story of a Woman Who Painted the Renaissance reveals the captivating story of Italian Renaissance painter Sofonisba Anguissola, who embodies the struggle of women throughout the ages. Donna DiGiuseppe’s book vividly immerses the reader in the sixteenth century world of the Renaissance figures Anguissola paints, her ambitions, li... Read More →
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Meredith May

The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees reveals the compelling life lessons Meredith May learned beginning in her grandfather’s Big Sur beeyard. Part family history, part beekeeping odyssey, The Honey Bus is a rich and lyrical story of a girl who discovered that everything she needed to know about life and family was rig... Read More →
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Deborah Tobola

Hummingbird in Underworld Teaching in a Men’s Prison, A Memoir takes readers on an unforgettable literary journey that alternates between tales of creating drama in prison and Deborah Tobola’s own story. As she created a groundbreaking theatre program, Tobola engaged prisoners isolated from the outside world in the arts and helps them dis... Read More →

Saturday October 12, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
Book Passage Ferry Building