This is a past event.

Wendy Lesser 

When: Thu., Jan. 9, 7 p.m. 2014
It’s probably preaching to the converted — a professional reader reading a book about reading to a group of, presumably, readers — but we’ll allow it when the preacher is so good: There are few people in this world who are more uniquely qualified to — or more unfailingly skilled at — describing the particular pleasures of the written word than Wendy Lesser, founder and editor of The Threepenny Review and frequent contributor to lit-nerd household names such as The London Review of Books. Lesser’s new book, Why I Read — from which she’ll read at Books Inc., Alameda (1344 Park St., Alameda) — is exactly what it sounds like: part essay, part memoir, pure joy all the way through.
— Ellen Cushing


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review

Roll over stars and click to rate.

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments will be removed.




Submit an event

Popular Events

  • Women Laughing Alone With Salad (Theater & Performing Arts)

    • Buy Tickets
  • 32nd Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition (Art Galleries)

  • Protection Shields 2.0: The Alignment (Art Galleries)

© 2018 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation