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Sunday, April 14 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Essays and Memoir: Living Our Best Lives - Conversation 2013 - REQUIRES TICKET

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These writers dip into a deep well of emotional intelligence and empathy to construct their books of essay and memoir, fearlessly excavating the sometimes twisted landscapes of the emotional interior. 

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Chris Erskine

Chris Erskine is a nationally known humor columnist and editor for the Los Angeles Times. He writes for the Sports, Travel and Saturday sections and edits on the paper’s Features staff. As an editor, he has been a part of two Pulitzer Prize-winning teams at The Times (for his graphics... Read More →

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Lori Gottlieb

Lori Gottlieb is a psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author who writes the weekly "Dear Therapist" advice column for the Atlantic, where she is also a contributing editor. She also writes frequently for The New York Times, and has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, CNN, and NPR. She lives in Los Angeles. Her newest book is "Maybe You Should Talk... Read More →
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Cathy Guisewite

Cathy Guisewite is the creator of the "Cathy" comic strip, which ran in nearly 1,400 newspapers for thirty-four years. The strip earned Guisewite the National Cartoonist Society Reuben Award in 1992, an Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program for the TV special "Cathy" in 1987... Read More →
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Heather Havrilesky

HEATHER HAVRILESKY is the author of What If This Were Enough?, How to Be a Person in the World, and the memoir Disaster Preparedness. She writes the "Ask Polly" column for New York magazine, and has written for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, and NPR's... Read More →
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Mary Laura Philpott

Mary Laura Philpott is the author of memoir-in-essays "I Miss You When I Blink." Her writing has been featured in the New York Times; the Washington Post; the Los Angeles Times; O, The Oprah Magazine; and other publications. She's the founding editor of Musing, the online magazine... Read More →

Sunday April 14, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
Hoffman Hall, Signing Area 1