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Sunday, October 2 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Author - Memoir - Garrett Hongo - The Perfect Sound: A Memoir in Stereo

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A poet’s audio obsession, from collecting his earliest vinyl to his quest for the ideal vacuum tubes. A captivating book that “ingeniously mixes personal memoir with cultural history and offers us an indispensable guide for the search of acoustic truth.” (Yunte Huang, author of Charlie Chan).

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Mari Yoshihara

Mari Yoshihara is Professor of American Studies at UH Mānoa, specializing in U.S. cultural history, U.S.-Asian relations, gender studies, literary and cultural studies. She is the author of Embracing the East: White Women and American Orientalism, Musicians from a Different Shore... Read More →

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Garrett Hongo

Garrett Hongo was born in Volcano, Hawai‘i, and grew up on the North Shore of O‘ahu and in Los Angeles. His most recent books are Coral Road: Poems and The Mirror Diary: Selected Essays. A regular contributor to SoundStage! Ultra, Hongo lives in Eugene, Oregon, and is Distinguished... Read More →

Sunday October 2, 2022 4:00pm - 5:00pm HST