Thursday, April 11, 2019

Lit Salon in Berkeley 4/17: Ona Russell, Craig Faustus Buck, Tom Rosenstiel

Upcoming Literary Salon in Berkeley, CA

When: Wednesday, April 17, 7:00 p.m.

Who: Ona Russell, Craig Faustus Buck, 
Tom Rosenstiel 
Where: RSVP for venue address (Berkeley, CA)
This is a free event, but YOU MUST RSVP to attend.
Space is Limited. Address of venue sent with acceptance.
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Ona Russell

Ona Russell is the author of three 1920s historical mysteries, including The Natural Selection, a 2009 CA Commonwealth Club book award finalist. She also has been published in literary and law magazines, and her essay “The (O)ther Kahn,” about her grandfather and brother of architect Louis Kahn, was included in The Best of Philadelphia Stories anthology. She holds a PhD in literature from UCSD, where she also taught for many years. She just finished her fourth novel and is working on a fifth.

Craig Faustus Buck has earned numerous awards and nominations for his neo-noir romp of a novel, Go Down Hard and for his short stories, many of which are available free at He is also a screenwriter, having written and/or produced network series, pilots, movies, and miniseries for more years than he cares to admit. Some highlights include the seminal miniseries V: The Final Battle, the Oscar-nominated short film, Overnight Sensation (starring Louise Fletcher and Robert Loggia), and the famous episode where The Incredible Hulk dropped acid. He began his writing career as a journalist and his work has appeared in hundreds of publications from The New York Times to Sports Illustrated to Le Monde.  He has co-authored six non-fiction books, including two New York Times number one bestsellers. 
He is a former president
 of the Mystery Writers of America's Southern California chapter and he makes a killer chocolate-rosemary brisket.

Tom Rosenstiel, the author of the political thrillers The Good Lie (2019 Ecco) and Shining City (2017 Ecco), is a journalist, media critic and non-fiction author who has recently become a novelist. He is executive director of the American Press Institute in Washington, a think tank on media, and a senior non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institution. Previously, he was a co-founder of the Pew Research Center and for 16 years directed its media research. He was press critic at the Los Angeles Times for a decade, chief congressional correspondent at Newsweek and a press critic for MSNBC. He is the author of seven books of nonfiction, including the Elements of Journalism, which has been translated into more than 25 languages and was winner of the Goldsmith Book Award from Harvard University.
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