Ten Evenings

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

Ten Evenings is presented by Bank of America

Photo of a beautiful arrangement of flowers in front of the podium at a Ten Evenings lecture in the Carnegie Music Hall

Ten Evenings 2019/20

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

Headshot of author Sigrid Nunez

Sigrid Nunez

September 23, 2019
Headshot of author Ibram X Kendi

Ibram X. Kendi

October 14, 2019
Headshot of author Doris Kearns Goodwin

Doris Kearns Goodwin

October 28, 2019
Headshot of author Madeline Miller

Madeline Miller

November 11, 2019
Headshot of author Reza Aslan

Reza Aslan

November 25, 2019
Headshot of author Richard Powers

Richard Powers

December 9, 2019
Headshot of author Carmen Maria Machado

Carmen Maria Machado

January 20, 2020
Headshot of author Tommy Orange

Tommy Orange

February 10, 2020
Headshot of author Esi Edugyan

Esi Edugyan

March 9, 2020
Headshot of author Michael Ondaatje

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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