Thrown Together: Tsunami Relief Benefit with Adam Goodheart, Ayun Halliday, Suketu Mehta, Bob Morris, and Daniel Asa Rose in New York

Posted by Lia Chang on Friday, 14 January 2005.

Tsunami Relief Benefit features readings by Adam Goodheart, Ayun Halliday, Suketu Mehta, Bob Morris, and Daniel Asa Rose. THROWN TOGETHER , an evening of readings to benefit Tsunami survivors at Simpson Wong's Jefferson Restaurant in New York on Sun., Jan. 23, from 6-9pm. 100% of the proceeds will go to Oxfam's Asia Earthquake Fund http://www.oxfamamerica.org/ and Heifer International's Tsunami Rebuilding Efforts http://www.heifer.org/

Simpson Wong's Jefferson Restaurant in the West Village is the elegant setting for Thrown Together, an evening of readings to benefit Tsunami survivors. 100% of the proceeds raised will go to: Oxfam's Asia Earthquake Fund and Heifer International's Tsunami Rebuilding Efforts . The lineup includes Suketu Mehta, Ayun Halliday, Daniel Asa Rose, Bob Morris and Adam Goodheart on Sun. Jan. 23, from 6-9pm.

Sun., Jan. 23, 2005
Jefferson Restaurant
121 W. 10th St btwn Sixth Ave and Greenwich
New York City
Phone: (212) 255-3333
6-9pm
Complimentary Hors douevres/Cash Bar/$15 at the door

Adam Goodheart (The Last Island of the Savages)
Founding editor of Civilization magazine whose essays have appeared in Atlantic Monthly , New York Times , Outside , and Travel & Leisure .

Ayun Halliday (Sumatran Free Range Chicken)
Author of "No Touch Monkey! And Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late." Halliday is BUST magazine's Mother Superior columnist and contributes to NPR , Bitch , The Utne Reader .

Suketu Mehta (Peace in Paradise On Sri Lanka)
Author of "Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found," which the Economist chose as the Book of the Year for 2004. Her articles have been published in the New York Times Magazine , Time , and Cond Nast Traveler .

Bob Morris (Some Adventures in Karma on India's Holiest River)
Age of Dissonance columnist for the New York Times Sunday Styles , a contributing editor for Travel and Leisure , and has written for NPR , New Yorker , Vogue and Details .

Daniel Asa Rose (Prom Queens in the Mist -- A Thai Rhapsody)
Senior book reviewer for The New York Observer and won the O. Henry Prize for his collection of Short Stories "Small Family With Rooster." His recent memoir "Hiding Places: A Father and His Sons Retrace Their Family's Escape from the Holocaust" earned starred reviews in Publishers Weekly . He has also been a humor writer for GQ , a travel columnist for Esquire .

Organized by David Wallis of FeatureWell.com

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