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Susan Griffin author event
Date Wednesday April 16
Time 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
The Booksmith
1644 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Event Type Meeting
Organizer/Authorthomas gladysz
talk & booksigning for "Wrestling with the Angel of Democracy"
Wednesday, April 16 at 7:00 pm

In "Wrestling with the Angel of Democracy: On Being an American Citizen," Susan Griffin – poet, feminist, public intellectual – blends history, cultural criticism, and memoir to discover the essence of democracy – the essence of our democracy. From the Declaration of Independence to the war in Iraq, from Thomas Jefferson to Jelly Roll Morton, Griffin reflects upon the rise and fall of the American vision of freedom and equality

Susan Griffin has won dozens of awards for her work as a feminist writer, poet, essayist, playwright, and filmmaker. She is the author of more than twenty books including "A Chorus of Stones," which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. She is the recipient of an Emmy, a MacArthur grant, and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. A resident of Berkeley, she is a frequent contributor to Ms. magazine, the New York Times Book Review, and numerous other publications.

This Booksmith sponsored event will take place at The Booksmith (1644 Haight Street in San Francisco). For further information, call 415-863-8688 or visit If you can't attend this event and would like to order a signed copy of the author's new book, please email or phone our store.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Mar 18th, 2008 4:14 PM

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