The Friends of Caltech Libraries will present a special “At-Home” event with Ms. Amy Ephron on Tuesday, September 26, 2006.
Title: “A Decade is a State of Mind” – Amy Ephron talks about her work, art, politics, and telling stories set against a period of time…….Â
Abstract and Biography:Â Amy Ephron is the author of six acclaimed novels â€“ her latest, the best seller â€œOne Sunday Morningâ€, is out in paperback.Â In this novel she brilliantly captures the roaring twenties, a tale of wealth, society and scandal.Â Each of her novels portray a different time period, including her debut book â€œCool Shadesâ€ set in Los Angeles in the 70â€™s.Â â€œA Cup of Teaâ€ won Amy the 2005 Southern California Booksellers Association award for fiction, received the Booklist Best Fiction of the Year 2005 award and was a Barnes and Noble Book Club selection.Â A national bestseller, spending 37 weeks on the LA Times bestsellers list, â€œA Cup of Teaâ€ has been bought by film producer Jerry Bruckheimer.
Ephron, a talented journalist, is a frequent contributor to Harperâ€™s Bazaar, Vogue, Elle, LA Times, Saveur, National Lampoon, The Realist, LA Weekly, LA Style, and The Huffington Post.Â As a film executive she worked on â€œA Little Princessâ€, â€œBorn on the Fourth of Julyâ€ and â€œOut of Africa.â€
Ephron, from a famous Hollywood screenwriting family, is one of the three talented daughters of Henry and Phoebe Ephron.Â Nora, Amy and Delia were born and raised in Beverly Hills.Â Amy currently lives in Brentwood with husband Alan Rader and their five children.
Date:Â Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Place: Villa Gardens – 5th Floor,Â 842 E. Villa Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
Parking: Park in the church parking lot next door (south) of the Villa Gardens
Reservations: A contribution of $15.00 per person, please.Â For reservations, please make check payable to “The Friends”, and mail to: The Friends of Caltech Libraries, Caltech 1-32, Pasadena, CA 91125.Â For additional information please call (626) 395-6411.