october, 2020

tue20oct7:00 pm9:00 pmCancelledOne Author, One Kirkwood with Lisa See7:00 pm - 9:00 pm City of Kirkwood Performing Arts Center

One Book, One Kirkwood


(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Event Details

This annual event brings the community together to discuss a book and meet the author! Lisa See is a Chinese-American author who has written historical fiction, mysteries, and non-fiction. We’ll be taking a closer look at her books The Island of Sea Women, China Dolls, and On Gold Mountain to explore and discuss themes including Asian culture, immigration, and racism. This event will be an onstage interview, and Lisa See will be signing books after the event. Books will be available for purchase from Left Bank Books.

This event will be an onstage interview. Lisa See will be signing books after the event. Books for signing will be available for purchase from Left Bank Books at the event.

Here’s our full list of partners for this year’s event:

  • Community for Understanding and Hope Book Group
  • City of Kirkwood
  • Glendale-Kirkwood Kiwanis
  • Kirkwood Human Rights Commission
  • Left Bank Books
  • Rotary Club of Kirkwood
  • St. Louis Community College-Meramec
  • Welcome Neighbor STL
  • West County Community Action Network (WE CAN)

There are lots of ways that you can help spread the word:

We have a few events leading up to One Author on our website, and there will also be a couple events happening on the STLCC-Meramec campus (listed below):
Book Discussion of On Gold Mountain
April 6, 2:00 – 3:00 pm at Meramec, Room BA105

Presentation: My Life in the Chinese Cultural Revolution by Ling Thumin
April 15, 11:00 am at Meramec, Room BA105

If you have any questions, please let me or Amanda ([email protected]) know. We will be in touch with more information for the night of the event and table setup for each organization at the beginning of April.

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