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September 25, 2012
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CHARLES WALLACE!
CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF A WRINKLE IN TIME
Saturday, October 13, 2 p.m., San Francisco Main Library
Join Litquake and the San Francisco Public Library for a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Madeleine L'Engle's beloved book A Wrinkle in Time. Writers Rebecca Stead, Hope Larson, Lewis Buzbee, Gennifer Choldenko and John Stephens will talk about how the book inspired them and invite you to share your memories, too. Carla Kozak, Children and Teen Collection Development Specialist at San Francisco Public Library, will serve as emcee.
Saturday, Oct. 13, 2 p.m.
San Francisco Main Library
100 Larkin St., Koret Auditorium
The authors will be signing copies of their books after the event. The book sale is organized by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library’s Readers Books.
Rebecca Stead is the author of First Light and the Newbery Medal-winner When You Reach Me. Her new novel, Liar & Spy was released in August 2012. Rebecca grew up in New York City where she lives today.
Hope Larson is the author of A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel, Salamander Dream, Gray Horses, Chiggers, and Mercury. She won a 2007 Eisner Award. She lives in Los Angeles, California. Find more information at hopelarson.com.
Author Gennifer Choldenko is best known for Al Capone Does My Shirts, a Newbery Honor book and New York Times bestseller. No Passengers Beyond This Point, her newest novel, is "a wonderfully imagined adventure story."
Lewis Buzbee is the author of three award-winning novels for younger readers, The Haunting of Charles Dickens, Steinbeck's Ghost, and Bridge of Time. He teaches in the MFA Program at the University of San Francisco.
With a background in television writing (Gossip Girl, Gilmore Girls), John Stephens has turned to novels. The Emerald Atlas debuted at number 5 on the New York Times bestseller list. Book 2, The Fire Chronicle, releases this October.