Anne Lamott: Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair

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94.1FM and Pegasus Books present:

  An Evening with Anne Lamott

“Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair”


by Leah Garchik


 Wednesday, December 4, 7:30


 First Congregational Church

of Berkeley

2345 Channing Way, at Dana, Berkeley

 $25 admission (includes book)  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/495811

:: 800-838-3006 

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“Where is meaning in the meteoric passage of

time, the speed in which
our lives are spent? Where is meaning in the

pits? In the suffering?
I think these questions are worth asking.”

—Anne Lamott

Anne is the

brilliant author of Operating

Instructions: A Journal of My Son’s First Year; Bird by Bird; Traveling

Mercies, Plan B; Grace (Eventually); Some Assembly Required; Help, Thanks, Wow;

and the seven novels  Rosie, Hard Laughter; Joe Jones; All New

People; Crooked Little Heart, Blue Show
and Imperfect Birds.

Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair is an honest, funny book about how to make

sense of life’s chaos.  Anne is one

eloquently hip authority on this crucial subject. “I have a lot of hope and

faith and I struggle to communicate that.” 


succeeds: in her books and in her talks, she lifts, comforts, and
inspires – all the

while keeping us laughing.

Lamott has been honored with a Guggenheim Fellowship, and

has taught at UC Davis, as well as at writing conferences across the country.

Her biweekly Salon Magazine online

diary Word by Word was voted The Best

of the Web by Time Magazine.


Award-winning filmmaker Freida Mock has made a documentary on Anne
entitled “Bird by

Bird with Annie.” 
Anne Lamott has also been inducted into

the California Hall of Fame.

Leah Garchik is a beloved veteran columnist for the

San Francisco Chronicle.


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