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An Afternoon with Alka Joshi

The 2024 Thousand Oaks Reads: One City, One Book (OCOB) selection is The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi! 

An Afternoon with Alka Joshi is the culminating author talk, discussion, and book signing. This program will be held on Sunday, April 28 at 2:00 pm in the Bank of America Performing Arts Center - Fred Kavli Theatre.

FREE TICKETS are required for this event. Digital tickets are now available via Ticketmaster. Paper tickets will be available starting April 1 at both libraries. For more details, visit www.tolibrary.org/ocob. One City, One Book is generously sponsored by The Friends of the Thousand Oaks Library.

Alka Joshi’s debut novel, The Henna Artist, is set in post-Raj 1950s Jaipur and follows Lakshmi — a skilled henna artist and confidante to the upper class — as she navigates the delicate balance between her dreams of independence and the shadows of her past. Books are available in paperback, large print, eBook, and eAudiobook, and are now available at both libraries.  

Books are available to purchase at the author event. 


Sunday, April 28, 2024
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)