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Save the date: Gabrielle Union & Anna Faris at the U Bookstore

September 20th, 2017 · No Comments

7 pm, Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Gabrielle Union’s Real Life Book Club Tour
We’re Going to Need More Wine
U District store
(HARPER)
Free with purchase of the book from University Book Store.

Actress and activist Gabrielle Union joins us for a discussion of her new book, We’re Going to Need More Wine. In the spirit of Amy Poehler’s Yes Please, Lena Dunham’s Not That Kind of Girl, and Roxane Gay’s Bad Feminist, Union shares a powerful and personal collection of essays about gender, sexuality, race, beauty, Hollywood, and what it means to be a modern woman. She tackles a range of experiences, including bullying, beauty standards, and competition between women in Hollywood, growing up in white California suburbia and spending summers with her black relatives in Nebraska, coping with crushes, puberty, and the divorce of her parents with an emphasis on empathy, self-awareness, support, and confidence.

7 pm, Thursday, October 26

Anna Faris
Unqualified
University Temple United Methodist Church The Sanctuary, 1415 NE 43rd Street
Penguin Random House
Tickets are $28, admit one person and include a copy of the book. Tickets are available through brownpapertickets.com. The Pack Rewards™ members also receive VIP seating for the event. Must show UW ID.

Actress and UW alumna Anna Faris joins us for a discussion of her funny and relatable debut book, Unqualified. Her comic memoir and first book shares her candid, sympathetic, and entertaining stories of love lost and won. Part memoir, part humorous, unflinching advice from her hit podcast Anna Faris Is Unqualified, the book reveals her unique take on how to navigate the bizarre, chaotic, and worthwhile adventure of finding love. Hilarious, authentic, and actually useful.

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