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Thrity Umrigar has 3 upcoming events.

Thrity Umrigar with The Story Hour (Sept. 11)
The Learned Owl Book Shop, Thursday, September 11 at 7pm
Meet author Thrity Umrigar, whose latest book is The Story Hour.

Location: Street: Offsite location: 96 Library St. City: Hudson, Postal Code: 44236-2826 (added from IndieBound)
Mac's Backs Books, Sunday, September 7 at 4pm
Thrity Umrigar, author of The Story Hour (Harper, August 2014) will be the featured guest at a benefit for the CH-UH Public Library on Sunday, September 7th from 4-7 p.m. at the Wine Spot, 2271 Lee Rd. in Cleveland Heights.

In The Story Hour, Thrity has delivered another brilliant look at love and friendship. What happens when an experienced psychologist abandons protocol to befriend a lonely patient?

"Thrity Umrigar has an uncanny ability to look deeply into the human heart and find the absolute truth of our lives. The Story Hour is stunning and beautiful. Lakshmi and Maggie will stay with readers for a very long time."--Luis Alberto Urrea, author of The Hummingbird's Daughter

"With grace, wisdom and incredible compassion, Thrity Umrigar has woven together the lives of two seemingly dissimilar women who must learn--against steep odds--to forgive each other and themselves."--Paula McClain, author of The Paris Wife

The event at the Wine Spot will feature delicious Indian food from Café Tandoor, wine, beer and a booksigning. The benefit supports The Fund for the Future of Heights Libraries, established in 2013 by the Heights Libraries Board of Trustees. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thrity-umrigar-book-release-party-to-benefit-ffhl-tickets-12208139875

Thrity Umrigar is the author of five novels--The World We Found, The Weight of Heaven, The Space Between Us, If Today Be Sweet, and Bombay Time--and the memoir First Darling of the Morning. An award-winning journalist, she has been a contributor to the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and the Huffington Post among other publications. She is the winner of the Nieman Fellowship to Harvard, the 2009 Cleveland Arts Prize, and the Seth Rosenberg Prize. A professor of English at Case Western Reserve University, she lives in Cleveland Heights.

Location: Street: 1820 Coventry Rd Additional: City: Cleveland Heights, Province: Ohio Postal Code: 44118 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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