University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Amy Meyerson


Amy Meyerson teaches in the writing department at the University of Southern California, where she completed her graduate work in creative writing. Her first novel, "The Bookshop of Yesterdays," is an international best-seller and will be translated into seven languages. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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Amy Meyerson
The Bookshop of Yesterdays - A woman inherits a beloved bookstore and sets forth on a journey of self-discovery in this poignant debut about family, forgiveness and a love of reading. Miranda Brooks grew up in the stacks of her eccentric uncle Billy's bookstore, solving the inventive scavenger hunts he created just for her. But on Miranda's twelfth birthday, Billy has a mysterious falling-out with her mother and suddenly disappears from Miranda's life.

MOSTLY BOOKS, Booth #240 (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Fiction / Literature

Author: Amy Meyerson
A Recipe for Reading
For lovers of books, book clubs and indie bookstores. Listen to authors of three widely divergent yet bighearted books that reveal unexpected truths. Bonus: learn which adult beverage pairs well with your favorite book.

Koffler Room 204 (Seats 304, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Amira Makansi, Rebecca Makkai, Amy Meyerson
Moderator: Jane Fairchild
Piecing It All Together
Rachel Kadish, Amy Meyerson and Jennifer Robson all employed written treasure hunts in their stories. They'll explain why they asked their characters to follow the clues — and how they persuaded the reader to join them!

Student Union Tucson Room (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Rachel Kadish, Amy Meyerson, Jennifer Robson
Moderator: Carol Fitzgerald
Fortified with Books
Books that reference books and why we love them.

UA BookStore (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Amira Makansi, Amy Meyerson, Daphne Russell
Moderator: Jay Rochlin

Book:
The Bookshop of Yesterdays
Fiction / Literature
Park Row Books
June 2018
ISBN 9780778319849
368 pages
$22.99, INSTORE
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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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