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November 2017

THERE 18

November 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St #170
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Featuring a quartet of local authors.

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Cristina Rivera Garza w/ Mauro Javier Cardenas

November 17, 2017 @ 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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Mexican writer Cristina Rivera Garza discusses her new novel, The Iliac Crest, w/ Mauro Javier Cardenas.

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Book Launch: Sin Against the Race, a novel

November 18, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St #170
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Come celebrate the publication of Sin Against the Race, a new novel by Oakland-based writer Gar McVey-Russell. Sin Against the Race follows the coming out journey of Alfonso Rutherford Berry III, son of a city councilman and grandson of the state's first African American legislator. During his journey, Alfonso makes new friends, finds love, and discovers his own voice. Written in taut prose steeped in history and current events--and seasoned with the blues--Sin Against the Race follows the coming-of-age journey of a young…

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Let’s Create The World We Want! The 4th Howard Zinn Book Fair

November 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
City College of San Francisco – Mission Campus, 1125 valencia Street
San Francisco,, 94110
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  It's been a tough year in the US for anyone who cares about fairness, justice and equality and a lot of folks may be giving into cynicism and even despair over the apparent destruction of the few vestiges of democracy left in this country. However, one bright spot is the 4th Annual Howard Zinn Book Fair which focuses on The World We Want!   We gather together authors, zinesters, bloggers and publishers for a day of nearly 60 readings,…

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Avotcja + David Hathwell

November 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Beach, SF Public Library, 850 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Join us every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work!

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Gail Mitchell + Michael Koch

November 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
North Beach, SF Public Library, 850 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133 United States
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Join us every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work!

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Spring Washam: A Fierce Heart

November 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bindery, 1727 Haight St
San Francisco , 94117 United States
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Her humor, enthusiasm, and energy are a refreshing addition to the pantheon of books on mindfulness.

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Helen Benedict w/ Ayelet Waldman

November 29, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bindery, 1727 Haight St
San Francisco , 94117 United States
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Booksmith is thrilled to host Helen Benedict for her new novel Wolf Season. She'll be in conversation with Ayelet Waldman (A Really Good Day). Join us!

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InsideStorytime LAYERS

November 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St #170
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Readings + music!

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December 2017

BAPC First Saturday Reading

December 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Strawberry Creek Lodge, 1320 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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Come and enjoy a friendly and informal read-around.

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Babylon Salon Winter ’17 Reading

December 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Armory Club, 1799 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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An all-female lineup of award-winning writers!

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Javier Zamora: Unaccompanied

December 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Book Passage Marin, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925 United States
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Part of Left Coast Writers Salon.

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Charif Shanahan + Sam Sax

December 5, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Green Apple Books on the Park, 1231 9th Ave
San Francisco , CA 94122 United States
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Charif Shanahan and Sam Sax read from their latest poetry collections.

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Rabih Alameddine

December 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St
San Francisco , CA 94102 United States
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Join us at the Main Library as Rabih Alameddine reads from, and discusses, his new novel The Angel of History.

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Pandemonium Press: Sugartown Voices

December 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St #170
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Readings + open mic!

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Rita Dove

December 7, 2017 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Morrison Library, UC Berkeley, 2000 Carleston Street
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Rita Dove is a former U.S. Poet Laureate (1993-1995) and recipient of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize in poetry.

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Rita Dove

December 7, 2017 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
Morrison Library, UC Berkeley, 2000 Carleston Street
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Free reading!

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InsideStorytime ATTRACTORS

December 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Martuni’s, 4 Valencia St
San Francisco , CA 94103 United States
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Multiple readings!

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Sam Sax + D.A. Powell

December 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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Celebrating the release of Sam Sax's new poetry collection.

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Collectivity, Intersectionality & Possibility: A Night of Poetry

December 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nomadic Press, 2926 Foothill Blvd
Oakland , CA 94601 United States
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Join us at Nomadic Press for a night of poetry, book readings and conversation on the themes of collectivity, intersectionality and possibility.

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Karen + Jim Shepard

December 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Green Apple Books on the Park, 1231 9th Ave
San Francisco , CA 94122 United States
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Karen and Jim Shepard discuss their new books from Tin House, The Tunnel at the End of the Light and Kiss Me Someone.

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Paseo Artístico – How Do You Carry Home With You?

December 9, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Latino Cultural District, 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join us for a FREE neighborhood celebration that will bring an eclectic mix of music, entertainment and art activities at venues along the 24th Street corridor.

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A Dyke, a Pervert, + a Transwoman Walk into a Bookstore…

December 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dog Eared Books Castro, 489 Castro Street
San Francisco , CA 94114 United States
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Deb Busman, Jordy Jones, + Natasha Dennerstein.

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Matthew McIntosh

December 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave
San Francisco , CA 94133 United States
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Celebrating the release of theMystery.doc.

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THERE 19

December 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Octopus Literary Salon, 2101 Webster St #170
Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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Readings + music!

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