Friends of Library Annual Meeting

May 2nd, 2008

Friends of Library Annual Meeting

Monday, May 5, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Humanities Bldg Room 587, 5th Floor

The Friends of the Library annual meeting will begin at 2 PM with the annual business meeting, including approval of the nominating committee’s slate of oficers for 2008-09. Following the business meeting at around 2:15 or 2:30–

Micheal Krasny, Host of KQED’s Forum,

Will Speak ABout His New Book,

Off Mike:

A memoir of the Talk Radio and Literary Life

(Stanford University Press, 2007)

KrasnyMike Krasny has been a member of the English faculty at SF State since 1970. He is also on the country’s leading interviewers of literary luminaries and has been called “a maestro for educated listeners who prefer their discourse high and civil.” His new book is a memoir in which he recounts his early desire to become a novelist and then his discovery of his talent as a communicator. He says, “Trying to meld life into art as I read and interpreted and taught and wrote about writers, I went on to talk and talk and talk with writers until I had interviewed more writers perhaps than anyone ever has or will or should. I was on the road. My own road to literary Damascus. More than ever, I wanted to live a life that could answer Bellow’s primary question: How should a good man live.”

All members of the Friends are encouraged to attend.

All members of the faculty are invited.

Krasny’s book will be available for purchases

during the reception following the presentation.

For more information, call 415 338-2408 or email <>

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