SUMMER SOIREE ...
As a kick-off to the Oct. 5-13 San Francisco Litquake, four authors will mingle and chat at the Sunny Sunday Summer Soiree at 4 p.m. on Aug. 19, at an author's home in Los Altos Hills. On hand will be Annie Barrows
, co-author of "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" and author of the "Ivy and Bean" series of children's books; Jane Smiley
, author of "Horse Heaven" and "Private Life"; Katie Crouch
, author of "Girls in Trucks," "Men and Dogs" and the "Magnolia League" series; and Ellen Sussman
, author of "French Lessons" and "On a Night Like This," and editor of the anthologies "Bad Girls" and "Dirty Words." Tickets are $125, which includes drinks plus food prepared by French chef Silvia Gregori, who owns Citron et Vanille personal chef services. Information: Web Link
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posted Friday, August 17, 2012, 12:00 AM