Above is video of the first four readers (battery died on account of the ‘quake; Charles filmed this first). Click “Play” to watch all, “Next” to skip forward, or the small “Insert” screen (to the right of the video time) to see author thumbnails and watch them directly.
The New York-based author of "The Kingdom and After", Megan Fernandes reads from her second poetry collection, "Good Boys." The poems follow a restless speaker who feels cosmically abandoned and has failed at the traditional markers of adulthood as she moves from city to city, from enchantment to disgust. She is propelled by a fury […]
Author of the nationally bestselling novel "Dept. of Speculation", also one of the NYT Book Review's Ten Best Books of 2014, Jenny Offill visits San Francisco to read from her anticipated follow-up, "Weather." A librarian embraces her calling as a fake shrink, answering mail for her old mentor's popular podcast "Hell and High Water." She […]