NEWPORT BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION WITTE LECTURES 2016

MAZIAR BAHARI Rosewater: An Iranian Odyssey Friday, February 19 @ 7pm & Saturday, February 20 @ 2pm Iranian-Canadian journalist and documentary filmmaker Maziar Bahari was arrested in Tehran while reporting on the 2009 presidential election protests and held in solitary confinement for most of his 118 days in captivity. He was accused of “masterminding the […]

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NEWPORT BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION WITTE LECTURES 2016

ROZ CHAST Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?: An Evening with Cartoonist Roz Chast Friday, January 29 @ 7pm & Saturday, January 30 @ 2pm A humorous and poignant book that chronicles her relationship with her aging parents as they shift from independence to dependence, Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? is the […]

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NEWPORT BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION WITTE LECTURES 2016

JESSICA FELLOWES A Year in the Life of Downton Abbey Friday, January 22 @ 7pm Jessica Fellowes is an author and journalist, best known as the writer of the official companion books to Downton Abbey. Niece of Julian Fellowes, creator of Downton Abbey, Jessica will share her insights into the history of the period and […]

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