When: Sat., Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m. 2011
New York Times contributor Jasmin Darznik learned as an adult that her mother had been forced into marriage with an abusive man in Iran at age thirteen, and later gave birth to a child whom she left behind before becoming a midwife and starting over in the United States. In UC Berkeley's 254 Barrows Hall on Thursday, Feb. 24, Darznik discusses her book The Good Daughter: A Memoir of My Mother's Hidden Life. 3 p.m., free. NES.Berkeley.edu.