2007 Library Laureates- Summer of Love


On April 20th, 2007, Friends of the San Francisco Public Library hosted its 11th Annual Library Laureates Dinner, a glorious celebration of San Francisco’s libraries and literary arts.  The festivities commemorated the 40th anniversary of San Francisco’s Summer of Love.

Each year, the Laureates Committee chooses at least thirty accomplished authors representing diverse literary genres to honor as Library Laureates.  2007 list of honorees included Dave Eggers, Ben Fong-Torres, Joyce Maynard, Bharati Mukherjee, Peggy Orenstein, Richard North Patterson, Amy Tan, and ZZ Packer. 

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2007 LAUREATE HONOREES

Juvenal Acosta
Annie Barrows
Clark Blaise
Vikram Chandra
Neeli Cherkovski
Brian Copeland
Peter Coyote
David Dodd
Dave Eggers
Stephen Elliott
Ben Fong-Torres
Karen Joy Fowler
Leslie Freudenheim
Jane Ganahl
Kathi Kamen Goldmark
Eric Gower
Peter Grandbois
Jason Headley
Kaui Hart Hemmings
Jack Hirschman
Michael Lewis
Eric Martin
Joyce Maynard
Pat Montandon
Bharati Mukherjee
Eddie Muller
Janis Cooke Newman
Peggy Orenstein
ZZ Packer
Michelle Richmond
Mary Roach
Peter Y. Sussman
Amy Tan
Vendela Vida
Sean Wilsey
Lolly Winston