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NEWS NUGGETS: La Jolla Light Aug. 17 issue: Author Ann Patchett to speak at UCSD Library dinner

NEWS NUGGETS: La Jolla Light Aug. 17 issue: Author Ann Patchett to speak at UCSD Library dinner

Ann Patchett will share her life and work as a New York Times bestselling author, independent bookstore owner and literary advocate, 6-9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, as part of the UC San Diego’s Dinner in the Library, held in the Geisel Library building.

Proceeds will support the Geisel Library Revitalization Initiative to modernize its interior public spaces. Because of the significance of the plans to student learning and the campus overall, Chancellor Pradeep Khosla will match gifts raised up to $1 million, doubling the impact of donations.

Patchett is the author of seven novels, including “Bel Canto,” which received the Orange Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award. She...

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