LEFT COAST WRITERS FERRY PLAZA BOOK PARTY: To Oldly Go, with contributors MJ Pramik and Anne Sigmon
Left Coast Writers will celebrate publication of a lively new anthology with a festive book launch party on Monday evening, February 8, 2016, at Book Passage’s San Francisco Store, 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94111. Phone: (415) 835-1020.
MJ Pramik and Anne Sigmon are delighted to join distinguished British and international travel writers between the covers of the new travel anthology To Oldly Go, just published by Bradt Guides.
There’ll be wine, international-themed snacks (including chocolate, of course!), prize drawings (could a Cuban cigar be involved?), music, and other surprises. MJ and Anne will read selections from their own stories and those of esteemed writers like Hilary Bradt, Colin Thubron, and Dervla Murphy.
The party is free and open to the public, so come and bring your friends. It’s an easy walk from Embarcadero BART or the parking lot directly across the street (Ace Parking Washington-Embarcadero).
To Oldly Go is a collection of challenging and unusual travel escapades by the over-60s. Some stories are thrilling, some thought-provoking, and some just plain fun, but all celebrate an irrepressible appetite among people who refuse to retire quietly.
While they don’t really think of themselves as “oldlys,” MJ and Anne are proud to be part of this collection of 41 true travel tales from the over-60 crowd: Dervla Murphy travelling in Cuba at the age of 74, Matthew Parris swimming the Thames at 60, and Colin Thubron climbing the last stronghold of the Assassins. They, along with Anne & (more…)