Meet & Greet / Book Reading with Author Charles Yu in Berkeley, CA

Date: Friday, September 24, 2010
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Books Inc.
Address: 1760 4th St., Berkeley, CA
Facebook event page:

Taiwanese American author Charles Yu received the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Award for his story collection “Third Class Superhero,” and he has also received the Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award. His work has been published in the Harvard Review, The Gettysburg Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Mississippi Review, and Mid-American Review, among other journals.

His critically-acclaimed and highly anticipated new novel, “How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe,” is now available and has been receiving outstanding reviews!

Join Ho Chie Tsai, the creator of, in supporting his book tour across the west coast and giving him a warm welcome when he stops through Berkeley (his only Bay area stop) for a meet & greet / book reading / autograph session!

Come meet me and other friends for coffee or tea at the Peet’s Coffee just next door to the bookstore before the event starts. I’ll also see if I can secure some time with him just for us before the event.

– Peet’s Coffee hangout at 6 pm.
– The book reading / signing event starts at 7 pm at Books, Inc.

Books, Inc is located in the heart of the 4th Street shops on the west side of Berkeley, just off of Highway 80, near University Ave.

New York Times review: review:

SF Signal review:

Time Magazine “Things to Do” List:,28804,1952673_2016033_2016020,00.html

GQ Magazine interview:

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