Literary Events

Emma Donoghue

When: Wed., June 1, 7:30 p.m. 2011

Just out in paperback, Room is the story of Jack's world - the eleven-by-eleven-foot space where he's spent all of his five years, locked up with his Ma, who creates a whole world for him while shielding her son from the reality of their imprisonment. Emma Donoghue's 2010 novel won the Hughes & Hughes Irish Novel of the Year award and was short-listed for the Man Booker Prize. Donoghue reads from her mind-blowing novel on Wednesday, June 1, at Mrs. Dalloway's (2904 College Ave., Berkeley). 7:30 p.m., free. 510-704-8222 or

Stefanie Kalem

Price: free

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