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Bryn Mawr Club Book Reading & Wine/Cheese Party

Madeleine Stoner will read excerpts from her new, critically acclaimed book at her home in L.A.


This event is not sponsored by Columbia-SoCal but rather it is the Bryn Mawr Club of Southern California who invites the entire Columbia University community to this event.

Bryn Mawr Club of Southern California
Welcome to the City and Author Reading


Come mingle with us over wine and cheese and listen to Andrea Portes read from her book Hick. There will be a Q&A session afterward. As an LA nightlife columnist, Andrea will also answer questions about living in LA, where to go and what to see. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Saturday, November 3, 2007
2:00 - 5:00 PM

Where:             Madeleine R. Stoner, PhD
                        927 Thayer Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90024
                        home (310) 470-9574 or cell
(310) 871-1565

                        Directions: Westwood, one block north of Wilshire Blvd. between Westholme
                        and Warner Avenues off of Lindbrook Avenue A good landmark is
                        the church on Warner Ave.

Cost:                Free.

Parking:            Park on the street.

RSVP:               Annie Wright '92
                        (949) 425-0688

The New Literary “It” Girl, Andrea Portes and her debut novel, HICK, hit the Los Angeles Times Bestseller List


“A bracing drama, a study in tenacity against the gnarled teeth of domestic storms.”
-- The Los Angeles Times

Luli McMullen, the 13-year-old protagonist of Portes' debut novel, one day bolts from her grim Nebraska life and aims herself West. “I am just a two-bit hick from the heartland,” Luli says, “but I do know one thing, my mama did not raise me to be skankin it in skanksville with the skanks.”

Portes has an M.F.A from University of California-San Diego, and is a Los Angeles nightlife website columnist.


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