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


Amanda Sthers is the best-selling author of ten novels; this is her American debut. She is also a playwright, screenwriter and director. Her debut English-language film, Madame, was released in America in 2018. In 2011, the French government named her a Chevalier (Knight) in the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, the highest honor it bestows on artists, for her significant and original contributions to the literary arts.

Her new book is "Holy Lands."


Scheduled events:
Delightfully Complicated
Relationships are always complicated. Sometimes, the best way to wind one's way through their intricacies and pitfalls is with humor, whimsy and a little love.

Student Union Santa Rita (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Rebecca Serle, Amanda Sthers, Kathy Wang
Moderator: Laura Talarsky Stevens
Turning the Beat Around
Life is full of unexpected challenges that can devastate your life plan. Three authors will discuss how their characters take control of a dynamic situation and find a way to make the best of things.

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kate Christensen, Lisa Genova, Amanda Sthers
Moderator: Robin Kall

Book:
Holy Lands
Fiction / Literature
Bloomsbury Publishing
January 2019
ISBN 9781635572834
176 pages
$22.00, INSTOCK
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A witty epistolary novel, both heartwarming and heart-wrenching, about a dysfunctional family--led by a Jewish pig farmer in Israel--struggling to love and accept each other. More/less

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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