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February 2017

Elinor Lipman

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Book Passage San Francisco, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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Elinor Lipman presents on her book On Turpentine Lane.

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$21.50

John Darnielle

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Booksmith, 1644 Haight St
San Francisco , CA 94117 United States
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John Darnielle visits the Booksmith to celebrate the publication of his second novel, Universal Harvester.

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Yiyun Li

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore, 2904 College Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Yiyun Li reads from her memoir, Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life.

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Roof Books

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Moe’s Books, 2476 Telegraph Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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David Buuck, Jean Day, + Laura Moriarty.

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James Sherry

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 5433 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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Copies of Entangled Bank will be available for purchase at the event.

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Kevin Smokler

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Passage Marin, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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Kevin Smokler presents his new novel, Brat Pack America.

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Rachel Aspen

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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Rachel Aspen discussing the subject of her new book Generation Revolution: On the Front Line Between Tradition and Change in the Middle East.

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Hank Lazer + Andrew Maxwell

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Poetry Center, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco , CA 94132 United States
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Poets Hank Lazer and Andrew Maxwell present recent work, then engage in conversation with one another and their audience. This event is free and open to the public.

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Literary Speakeasy: A Toast to Sylvia Plath

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Martuni’s, 4 Valencia St
San Francisco , CA 94103 United States
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Please join us as we raise a glass and celebrate the words of this iconic poet.

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Daphne Merkin

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore, 2904 College Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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Daphne Merkin reads from This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression.

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Meg Elison

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Pegasus Books Downtown, 2349 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley , CA 94704 United States
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Meg Elison presents the gripping sequel to the Philip K. Dick Award-winning novel The Book of the Unnamed Midwife.

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Tom Zaniello

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Books Inc. Palo Alto, 74 Town & Country Village
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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Film and cultural studies professor Tom Zaniello discussses California's Lamson Murder Mystery: The Depression Era Case That Divided Santa Clara County.

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Calder G. Lorenz

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Booksmith, 1644 Haight St
San Francisco , CA 94117 United States
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The Booksmith is excited to host Calder G. Lorenz for the launch of his debut novel, One Way Down (Or Another), just out from Civil Coping Mechanisms. Calder will be in conversation withMicah Ballard – please join us!

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Bryan Stevenson

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hammer Theater Center, 101 Paseo De San Antonio Walk
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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CLA presents Bryan Stevenson discussing his book Just Mercy.

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Tim Dorsey

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Passage Marin, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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Tim Dorsey presents his new book Clownfish Blues.

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Daniel Handler

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Green Apple Books on the Park, 1231 9th Ave
San Francisco , CA 94122 United States
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Daniel Handler discusses Three Masquerades, a collection of novellas by Rachel Ingalls.

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Sigrid Carter

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Book Passage Marin, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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Sigrid Carter presents her book, Amazing Women: 4 German Girls, 25,000+ of Miles, 18 Months 0 Money.

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Mariana Ruybalid

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Claremont Branch, Berkeley Public Library, 2940 Benvenue Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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A free chapbook is available at Berkeley Public Library branches. Please pick one up!

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Alex George

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Book Passage Marin, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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From the author of the “lyrical and compelling” (USA Today) novel A Good American comes Setting Free the Kites, the powerful story of the unintended consequences that friendship, hope, and obsession impose on two families in crisis.

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$25 - $59

Bawdy’s ‘Decadent’ 10 Year Anniversary Show

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa St
San Francisco , CA 94110 United States
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Our theme: 'Decadent!'

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Deborah Crombie

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Passage Marin, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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Deborah Crombie presents her book Garden of Lamentations.

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$15 - $25

Embodying Spaces: LIMINAL’s 2nd Annual Soiree

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LIMINAL, 3037 38th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94619 United States
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This event is a fundraiser and celebration of the closing of our second year and the opening of a third as a community writing space that centers women.

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$25 - $59

Bawdy’s ‘Best of Bawdy’ 10 Year Anniversary Show

February 25 @ 10:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa St
San Francisco , CA 94110 United States
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Bawdy Storytelling – the Original Sex + Storytelling series – celebrates TEN YEARS in San Francisco.

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Vanessa Hua, Shanthi Sekaran + Ali Eteraz

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Oakland Public Library, 125 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join three local authors as they read from their latest work and discuss issues of immigration and identity.

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Juan Pablo Villalobos

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Green Apple Books on the Park, 1231 9th Ave
San Francisco , CA 94122 United States
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Mexican writer Juan Pablo Villalobos dicusses his new novel, I'll Sell You a Dog, with Mauro Javier Cardenas.

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