In Celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and Mental Health Awareness Month, join author Ravi Chandra for a talk and panel for his new book!
Facebuddha: Transcendence in the Age of Social Networks is a rich modern Asian American cross-cultural memoir of relationships online and off, an exploration of psychological research about social media, and an engaging introduction to Buddhism. Author Ravi Chandra explores our transformed social terrain thoughtfully and with humor, as he leads the reader on a spiritual quest for transcendence.
- June 2, 2018 - Book Talk and Panel - Oakland Asian Cultural Center
- June 18, 2018 - Author Talk - South San Francisco Main Library
About the Author:
Ravi Chandra, MD, is a psychiatrist and writer in San Francisco and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He blogs regularly for Psychology Today and for the Center for Asian American Media.
He was published in the award-winning anthology of South Asian American Poetry, Indivisible, and his first book of poetry, A Fox Peeks Out, won Honorable Mention at the San Francisco Book Festival.
Facebuddha is Chandra's nonfictional debut.