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Wednesday, October 11 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Some Stories Deserve to be True: International Nonfiction

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Co-presented by the Consulate General of the Netherlands

A stellar group of nonfiction writers discuss their recent works set in Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East. With Mateo Hoke, Andrew Lam, and Jaap Scholten. Moderated by author and KQED book columnist Ingrid Rojas Contreras. Includes hosted wine bar. $15 adv / door

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Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Ingrid Rojas Contreras is the book columnist for KQED. Her debut novel The Fruit of the Drunken Tree is forthcoming from Doubleday in August of 2018. 

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Mateo Hoke

Mateo Hoke is a writer and journalist, and co-editor of the book Palestine Speaks: Narratives of Life Under Occupation. He studied journalism at the University of Colorado-Boulder and the University of California-Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, and is currently working... Read More →
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Andrew Lam

Award-winning author Andrew Lam is the web editor of New America Media, and a regular blogger for the Huffington Post. He was a contributor to National Public Radio's All Things Considered for eight years. His collection of essays, Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora... Read More →
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Jaap Scholten

Jaap Scholten studied Industrial Design at the Technical University in Delft, Graphic Design at the Willem de Kooning Academy of Arts in Rotterdam (BA), and Social Anthropology at the Central European University in Budapest (MA). He has published seven books: collections of short... Read More →

Wednesday October 11, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Odin Room, Swedish American Hall 2174 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94114