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August 2018

Fiction Discussion Group

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park , CA 94025 United States
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The Girl who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen Emily Benedict has come to Mullaby, North Carolina, hoping to solve at least some of the riddles surrounding her mother's life. But the moment Emily enters the house where her mother grew up and meets the grandfather she never knew, she realizes that mysteries aren't solved in Mullaby, they're a way of life: Here are rooms where the wallpaper changes to suit your mood. Unexplained lights skip across the yard at…

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Dr. Dan Siegel

August 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center, 555 Middlefield Rd
Atherton, 94027 United States
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$15 - $50

NB: This event will be held at the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center at 555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton, CA. Dr. Dan Siegel’s work has been nothing short of game-changing. His books, like Mindsight, Parenting from the Inside Out, and The Whole-Brain Child, offer unprecedented insight into the complexity of our children’s minds. Shedding the unapproachable jargon of dense neuroscience, Siegel illustrates, in clear and illuminating prose, the logic of how we think and why we develop certain patterns of intuition over others. For decades,…

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Books & Brews: Book Swap

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing, 402 Ingalls Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Book Swap! At Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing 402 Ingalls Street, Santa Cruz Event #4 of Bookshop’s 2018 Books & Brews Passport Series Have you ever loved a book so much that you wanted to read passages of it to people around you and share it with all your friends? Bookshop's Books & Brews Book Swap offers passionate readers a chance to promote their favorite books and go home with a new discovery--while also enjoying delicious brews at Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing. Bring one of…

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Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence with Dr. Dan Siegel

August 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
1440 Multiversity, 800 Bethany Dr
Scotts Valley, CA 95066 United States
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$55

Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence with Dr. Dan Siegel Sunday, August 26th, from 7:30 - 9:00 At 1440 Multiversity 1440 Multiversity in partnership with Bookshop Santa Cruz presents: Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence with Dr. Dan Siegel, an offsite and ticketed event at 1440 Multiversity. See more details and buy your tickets here. 1440 Multiversity welcomes back renowned psychiatrist and mindfulness expert Dan Siegel, MD, for a discussion of his new book, Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence, followed by…

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Evening Literary Seminar: Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park , CA 94025 United States
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$48

Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward This gorgeous, down-to-earth National Book Award Winner is not to be missed. It’s not enough to say that Salvage the Bones is the lush tale of a girl experiencing the heartache and devastation of Katrina because the novel touches on so much more. Heir to Toni Morrison in many ways, Ward deftly and clearly communicates a reality that is heartbreaking and beautiful and inspirational and important, particularly given today’s political and environmental climate. Please…

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Daytime Literary Seminar: Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward

August 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park , CA 94025 United States
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$48 - $160

Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward This gorgeous, down-to-earth National Book Award Winner is not to be missed. It’s not enough to say that Salvage the Bones is the lush tale of a girl experiencing the heartache and devastation of Katrina because the novel touches on so much more. Heir to Toni Morrison in many ways, Ward deftly and clearly communicates a reality that is heartbreaking and beautiful and inspirational and important, particularly given today’s political and environmental climate. Please…

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Lisa Locascio, Open Me

August 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz , CA 95060 United States
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Bookshop Santa Cruz welcomes Lisa Locascio for a reading and signing of her evocative novel, Open Me—the final event in our Debuts of Summer series.    Roxana Olsen has always dreamed of going to Paris, and after high school graduation finally plans to travel there on a study abroad program—a welcome reprieve from the bruising fallout of her parents’ divorce. But a logistical mix-up brings Roxana to Copenhagen instead, where she’s picked up at the airport by Søren, a twenty-eight-year-old guide who…

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September 2018

Amplify: A Storytellling Conference for People of Color

September 8 - September 9
UC Berkeley
$30

Featuring workshops with Shanthi Sekaran on Writing Outside Your Cultural Experience, Norman Antonio Zelaya on Cadence, Community and Representation, and Vanessa Hua on Narrative Journalism, amongst others. We've already sold 30% of our tickets in the first 3 days, so get the Early-Bird deal and buy with a friend now! About Amplify  We write, produce, craft, investigate, report as a means to tell our and our communities stories, because the stories we hear about us are not told by us. As storytellers, we contribute…

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Well-RED Reading Series featuring Lisa Dominguez Abraham and Stephen Kessler 

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Works/San José, 365 S Market St
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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$2

Well-RED Reading Series Tuesday, September 11, 7:00pm features: Lisa Dominguez Abraham and Stephen Kessler  open mic follows at Works/San José 365 South Market Street in downtown San José doors open 6:30pm $2 admission, no one turned away Works is on the Market Street edge of the San José Convention Center, just to the right of the parking garage entrance Bios to come.

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