24th Annual San Francisco Authors Luncheon
Master of Ceremonies: Michael Krasny, PhD, author of Spiritual Envy and Off Mike: A Memoir of Talk Radio and Literary Life; host of KQED public radio's Forum
Featuring Presenting Authors:
Emma Donoghue - Man Booker Prize finalist for the international bestseller Room, the playwright, literary historian, and novelist's latest is Astray.
Hubert Keller - Best known for his world-renowned restaurants, including Fleur de Lys and Burger Bar in San Francisco, the James Beard Foundation's "Best Chef: California" winner releases Hubert Keller's Souvenirs: Stories & Recipes from My Life.
Dr. Vincent Lam - Emergency physician Lam won the 2006 Scotiabank Giller Prize for the short story collection Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures. His debut novel is The Headmaster's Wager.
Tom Lichtenheld - A New York Times bestselling children's author and illustrator, Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site is irresistible for all ages!
Andrew McCarthy - Actor of stage (Broadway's Side Man) and screen (Pretty in Pink, Weekend At Bernie's, The Joy Luck Club), McCarthy is also a director (White Collar, Gossip Girl), and an award-winning travel writer. A contributing editor at National Geographic Traveler, this fall sees the publication of his memoir The Longest Way Home.
Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger - Named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People, the "Hero on the Hudson" and CBS News aviation and safety expert recently co-authored Making a Difference: Stories of Vision and Courage from America's Leaders.
Individual Tickets: $125 (Seating priority is based upon date the reservation is received)