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Peninsula Events

The Peninsula Parlour presents ANTHONY MARRA in conversation with LISEN STROMBERG at Books Inc. Palo Alto

The Peninsula Parlour presents Stegner Fellow, Anthony Marra discussing A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, in conversation with Lisen Stromberg. Set in a rural village in December 2004 Chechnya, a failed doctor harbors the traumatized 8-year-old daughter of a father abducted by Russian forces and treats a series of wounded rebels and refugees while exploring the shared past that binds him to the child. 15% of sales will be donated to Abilities United.

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LitQuake Palo Alto at the Oshman Family JCC

San Francisco’s legendary literary festival, LitQuake Palo Alto returns to the Oshman Family JCC. And it's still free! Expect all the rollicking literary fun of great authors, ideas and conversation. There will be a variety of salons on intriguing topics from thrillers, to Silicon Valley non-fiction, to cross-cultural writing.For the complete list of authors visit: http://www.paloaltojcc.org/events/2013/08/18/community-events/litquake-p...