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Get Lit with Mimi Swartz

September 18, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Get Lit with Mimi Swartz - San Antonio Book Festival
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The San Antonio Book Festival proudly presents Get Lit with Mimi Swartz, author of Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart. Swartz will be joined in conversation by Bonnie Petrie, bioscience and medicine reporter at Texas Public Radio. After audience Q&A, there will be book sales and signing, courtesy of The Twig Book Shop. Join us for an evening of lively conversation!

5:30 PM – Book sales & wine reception 6:00 PM – Presentation 6:45 PM – Audience Q&A 7:00 PM – Book sales and signing NO TICKETS NECESSARY!


“A riveting medical thriller…Told in an appropriately over-the-top style, this is a quintessentially Texas story: sprawling, unpredictable, and teeming with risk and opportunity.”  -Publishers Weekly
“It doesn’t take an acute interest in the human heart to be hooked after only a few pages of Ticker.” -Vanity Fair
“A developing story about. . . innovation, daring, perceived double-crosses, competition and conflict. . . Ticker beats at an accelerated rate.” -The Houston Chronicle
Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart tells a story as big as Texas. . .” 
-The Wall Street Journal

Mimi Swartz

About the author: Mimi Swartz is a long-time executive editor at Texas Monthly, and a two-time National Magazine Award winner and a four-time finalist. The co-author of the national bestseller Power Failure, with Sherron Watkins, about the failures of Enron, her work has appeared in Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Esquire, Slate, and her op-ed pieces appear regularly in The New York Times


September 18, 2018
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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San Antonio Book Festival
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Central Library – Auditorium
600 Soledad
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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