There Is No Frigate Like a Book…Sunday, June 5 | 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Downtown Berkeley, CA - Journeys Stage at the Osher Studio
“There is no Frigate like a Book / To take us Lands away,” wrote Emily Dickinson, who rarely left her own house. In this panel, Irene Hsiao carries you to Taiwan through poetry, essays, and photography. Salar Abdoh’s novel leads you into contemporary Iran. In a satiric novel, Kracht brings you to a mythical coconut colony in New Guinea. Kim Leine spirits you to Greenland in 1787. Through the art of guidebooks, Joshua Samuel Brown reveals Asia and more—making our Planet a little less Lonely.