Ten Evenings

Ten Evenings presents celebrated authors generously sharing their research and creative process in conversational lectures.

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Ten Evenings 2019/20

Monday nights at the Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland, 7:30 p.m.

Sigrid Nunez

September 23, 2019

Ibram X. Kendi

October 14, 2019

Doris Kearns Goodwin

October 28, 2019

Madeline Miller

November 11, 2019

Reza Aslan

November 25, 2019

Richard Powers

December 9, 2019

Carmen Maria Machado

January 20, 2020

Tommy Orange

February 10, 2020

Esi Edugyan

March 9, 2020

Michael Ondaatje

April 6, 2020
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She told me the world was made of stories, nothing else, just stories, and stories about stories.”

Tommy Orange, There, There

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