The American Association of University Women will hold its annual book and author luncheon April 23 at 11:15 a.m., at Woodway Country Club in Darien.

Featured at the event are Susan Blumberg-Kason, author of the memoir "Good Chinese Wife: A Love Affair with China Gone Wrong;" Susan Minot, author of four novels, including her latest, "Thirty Girls," which is based on a true incident that occurred in October 1996 when 139 girls at St. Mary's College in Aboke, Uganda, were abducted by guerillas from the militant Lord's Resistance Army; and Karen Page, who along with her husband, Andrew Dornenburg, has written a number of popular cookbooks, including "The Food Lover's Guide to Wine." Page will represent the team and talk about their newest book "The Vegetarian Flavor Bible," along with the best-selling "The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America's Most Imaginative Chefs."

The event is open to the public and reservations are due by April 10. Tickets at $65 are available by calling Dorcas Hills at 203-966-6211 or sending a check made out to "AAUW EF" to her at 25 Shagbark Drive, New Canaan, CT 06840

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Luncheon proceeds go to the Educational Opportunities Fund of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), which provides more than $3.7 million in funding for more than 245 fellowships and grants to outstanding women. For more information, visit the website at