New York Times Best-selling Author To Speak In San Mateo

Top Quote Anne Lamott author of Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Life, and Repair to speak at The Episcopal Church of St. Matthew. End Quote
  • San Francisco, CA (1888PressRelease) October 22, 2013 - An event you will not want to miss: New York Times Best-selling author Anne Lamott, is speaking at The Episcopal Church of St. Matthew (corner of El Camino and Baldwin Avenue in San Mateo) on November 26th at 7 p.m. as part of her national tour promoting her brand new book, Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, LIfe and Repair. TIcket price includes a copy of her new book and a chance to have her autograph it after the event. We are pleased to be partnering with our local independent book seller, Books, Inc. who is handling all ticket sales and providing all of the books. Buy your ticket now at by clicking on the Anne Lamott event on their November calendar.

    This is an extraordinary opportunity for our entire community to hear and meet a much -loved, New York Time's best-selling author, Anne Lamott, who writes books which inspire, uplift and encourage, and all the while keep you laughing. Anne Lamott is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Help, Thanks, Wow; Some Assembly Required;Grace (Eventually); Plan B; and Traveling Mercies, as well as several novels, including Imperfect Birds andRosie. A past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an inductee to the California Hall of Fame, she lives in Northern California.

    More about Anne Lamott's new book Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Life and Repair.

    What do we do when life lurches out of balance? How can we reconnect to one other and to what's sustaining, when evil and catastrophe seem inescapable?

    More about Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Life and Repair:

    These questions lie at the heart of Stitches, Lamott's profound follow-up to her New York Times-bestselling Help, Thanks, Wow. In this book Lamott explores how we find meaning and peace in these loud and frantic times; where we start again after personal and public devastation; how we recapture wholeness after loss; and how we locate our true identities in this frazzled age. We begin, Lamott says, by collecting the ripped shreds of our emotional and spiritual fabric and sewing them back together, one stitch at a time.

    It's in these stitches that the quilt of life begins, and embedded in them are strength, warmth, humor, and humanity.

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