An inspiring story of self-improvement

Please join Mary Karr at a Book Signing & Lecture
November 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Berkeley Arts & Letters at The Hillside Club in Berkeley
2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley
Tickets are $12 advance ($6 students with ID advance) at Brown Paper Tickets or 800-838-3006 & $15 at the door

About Mary Karr:

Mary Karr's first memoir, The Liars' Club, won prizes for best first nonfiction from PEN (The Martha Albrand Award) and the Texas Institute for Letters. It was a New York Times bestseller for more than a year and was recently named #4 on Entertainment Weekly's list of the top 100 books of the last twenty-five years.

Her second memoir, Cherry, was also a New York Times bestseller. She won a Guggenheim fellowship for poetry, as well as Pushcart Prizes for both poetry and essays. Other grants include the Whiting Award and the Bunting Fellowship from Radcliffe College.

She wrote The Washington Post Book World's weekly "Poet's Choice" column and her poetry appears frequently in The New Yorker. She is the Peck Professor of Literature at Syracuse University, and lives in New York City.

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