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« Tuesday June 26, 2012 »
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Start: 2:00 pm
Celebrate one of the best books of the summer and its author, Jess Walter! Jess Walter makes a return appearance to Orinda Books on Tuesday, June 26 at 2 PM. One of our favorite writers—and a superb conversationalist about his work—will be with us this Tuesday. The acclaimed, award-winning author of the national bestseller The Financial Lives of the Poets returns with his funniest, most romantic, and most purely enjoyable novel yet: the story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 . . . and is rekindled in Hollywood fifty years later. “Why mince words? Beautiful Ruins is an absolute masterpiece.” —Richard Russo Maureen Corrigan (Fresh Air, June 18) called “Beautiful Ruins” a literary miracle. Put the following link in your browser bar and read or hear what she had to say. http://www.npr.org/2012/06/18/155097608/beautiful-ruins-both-human-and-architectural
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