Book Talk Books, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Sep 6, 2012 at 7:06 pm
SUMMER SOIREE ... As a kick-off to the Oct. 5-13 San Francisco Litquake, four authors will mingle and chat at the Sunny Sunday Summer Soiree at 4 p.m. on Aug. 19, at an author's home in Los Altos Hills. On hand will be Annie Barrows, co-author of "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" and author of the "Ivy and Bean" series of children's books; Jane Smiley, author of "Horse Heaven" and "Private Life"; Katie Crouch, author of "Girls in Trucks," "Men and Dogs" and the "Magnolia League" series; and Ellen Sussman, author of "French Lessons" and "On a Night Like This," and editor of the anthologies "Bad Girls" and "Dirty Words." Tickets are $125, which includes drinks plus food prepared by French chef Silvia Gregori, who owns Citron et Vanille personal chef services. Information: Web Link
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Posted by Vidya, a resident of the Old Palo Alto neighborhood, on Sep 6, 2012 at 7:06 pm
Join us for an evening of Indian Classical dance, melodious chants, a delicious vegetarian dinner and an enlivening talk by renowned spiritual leader and author "Radhanath Swami" on "Yoga of the Heart"- The art of finding fulfillment within, where he will share his incredible journey as a young seeker from a suburb in Chicago to a renowned spiritual guide through near death encounters, apprenticeships with advanced yogis and years of travel along the pilgrim's path. The venue is 1965 Latham Street Mountain View CA 94040 on September 15 from 5.30-7pm. Limited Seats. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org. Suggested Donation $10.