NAPA COUNTY AAUW AUTHORS FORUM 2021
This is not a Bookmine event. This event is hosted by the AAUW.
Please join the AUUW for their ninth annual Authors Forum and Scholarship Fundraiser. This year's virtual event features biographer and journalist Sonia Purnell, author of A Woman of No Importance being interviewed by fellow journalist / biographer Julia Flynn Siler. This is a ticketed event. Tickets must be purchased through AAUW's official Evenbrite page. Link coming soon!
The authors' books are available for purchase through us here at Napa Bookmine and we'll be donating a portion of sales to the AAUW Scholarship Foundation! You can place your order in-person, by phone, or online. If you opt to purchase your books online, please include a note that your purchase is for the AAUW Authors Forum in the comments of your order. If you purchase in-person or by phone (707-733-3199), please mention AAUW.
All proceeds will go to scholarships for Napa girls and women. This event is sponsored by the Napa County AAUW Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) corporation, tax ID number 68-0133579. Additional donations may be sent to Napa County AAUW Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 10407, Napa, CA 94581-2407.
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Chosen as a BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by NPR, the New York Public Library, Amazon, the Seattle Times, the Washington Independent Review of Books, PopSugar, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, BookBrowse, the Spectator, and the Times of London
Winner of the Plutarch Award for Best Biography
“Engrossing…the first formal biography of a woman who has heretofore been relegated to the sidelines.”–The New York Times
An epic, scandal-plagued story of the immigrant family that built—and then spectacularly lost—a global wine empire
Set in California’s lush Napa Valley and spanning four generations of a talented and visionary family, The House of Mondavi is a tale of genius, sibling rivalry, and betrayal.
During the first hundred years of Chinese immigration--from 1848 to 1943--San Francisco was home to a shockingly extensive underground slave trade in Asian women, who were exploited as prostitutes and indentured servants.
"Only one American state was formally a sovereign monarchy. In this compelling narrative, the award-winning journalist Julia Flynn Siler chronicles how this Pacific kingdom, creation of a proud Polynesian people, was encountered, annexed, and absorbed." --Kevin Starr, historian, University of Southern California