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The North Branch is beyond thrilled to welcome comics creator Raina Telgemeier whose books SMILE, DRAMA, and SISTERS and her graphic adaptations of THE BABYSITTERS CLUB have enthralled a generation of young readers! Raina will offer a presentation about her books and creative process, and then will sign and sketch books for attendees.
Raina will be happy to sign whatever books you bring, but can only sketch in ONE book per patron. Books will also be available for purchase from Mrs. Dalloway's.
Dora Apsan Sorell
Holocaust Survivor, Lecturer and Author of Tell the Children: Letters to Miriam
Berkeley resident Dora Apsan Sorell is a 94 year old survivor of Auschwitz. She is a retired physician, lecturer and writer.
Susan Griffin, noted writer and theorist, discusses current writing projects with seven authors in this exciting and intimate literary series of 4 programs. was named by Utne Reader as one of a hundred important visionaries for the new millennium. Her numerous works have been translated into 17 languages. She is the author of A Chorus of Stones, Woman and Nature, and the forthcoming novel, The Ice Dancer’s Tale.