An Evening with Judith Ayn Bernhard and silvi alcivar

Bird & Beckett Books and Records 653 Chenery St, San Francisco , CA

Judith Ayn Bernhard will read selections from her new book of stories, Marriages (Andover Street Archives Press, 2021), followed by an interview with poet silvi...

Free

Pussypedia: Zoe Mendelson and Maria Conejo with Carol Queen

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

JOIN US ON MONDAY, AUGUST 30 AT 6PM PT WHEN ZOE MENDELSON AND MARIA CONEJO JOIN US TO DISCUSS THEIR BOOK, PUSSYPEDIA: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE, ON ZOOM! Zoom...

Free

9th Ave: Shruti Swamy with Meng Jin

Green Apple Books on the Park 1231 9th Ave, San Francisco , CA

Join us on Tuesday, September 7th at 6pm PT when Shruti Swamy joins us to discuss her debut novel, The Archer, with Meng Jin at...

Free

Offsite: Tinder Live! with Lane Moore at Rickshaw Stop

Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell St.San Francisco,

Join us on Thursday, September 9 at 8pm PT when author and comedian Lane Moore brings her hilarious Tinder Live! show to San Francisco's beloved...

$20 – $30

Erin Gordon with Michael Krasny – Peeps

Book Passage Corte Madera 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA

Book Passage Presents Sat., September 11, 2021 • 1:00pm PT • Corte Madera Store In conversation with Michael Krasny BUY THE BOOK This event will be...

Free

Grant Faulkner and Melanie Abrams

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

JOIN US ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 AT 6PM PT WHEN GRANT FAULKNER DISCUSSES HIS BOOK ALL THE COMFORT SIN CAN PROVIDE WITH MELANIE ABRAMS AT 9TH AVE! Masks Required...

Free

Colson Whitehead

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA

Friday, September 17, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Colson Whitehead is the author of ten works of fiction and nonfiction, and is a two-time...

$49

Joel Selvin – Hollywood Eden

Book Passage Corte Madera 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA

Book Passage Presents Sun., Sept. 19, 2021 • 4:00pm PT • Corte Madera Store BUY THE BOOK This event will be hosted in-person at Book Passage's...

Free

Remember Who You Are with Friends of Pedro Gomez

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

JOIN US ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 AT 6PM PT WHEN WE CELEBRATE THE BOOK REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE: WHAT PEDRO GOMEZ SHOWED US ABOUT BASEBALL AND LIFE IN-PERSON AT...

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Katie Crouch and Rachel Levin

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

JOIN US ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 AT 6PM PT WHEN KATIE CROUCH DISCUSSES HER LATEST NOVEL, THE EMBASSY WIFE, WITH RACHEL LEVIN AT 9TH AVE! Masks Required for...

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Creative Writing Reading Series with Chris Feliciano Arnold

De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge 928 St. Marys Road, Moraga, CA

DATE & TIME: Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. LOCATION: De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge, 1928 St. Marys Road, Moraga, CA 94575 View...

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Mary Roach

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Mary Roach is the author of the books STIFF, SPOOK, BONK, GULP, GRUNT, and PACKING FOR MARS,...

$36

Bikes to Books 8-Year Anniversary Ride

Jack London Street Jack London Street, San Francisco, CA

It’s a party and you’re all invited! Our signature 7.1 mile bicycle tour of literary San Francisco combines San Francisco history, art, literature, cycling, and...

Free

9th Ave: Sandra Lim, Natalie Shapero and Noah Warren

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

Join us on Tuesday, October 5th at 6pm PT when Sandra Lim, Natalie Shapero, and Noah Warren join us for an evening celebrating their latest...

Free

9th Ave: Lilly Dancyger and Nina Renata Aron

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

Join us on Friday, October 8th at 6pm PT when Lilly Dancyger reads from and discusses her memoir, Negative Space, with Nina Renata Aron at...

Free

The Five Senses of Community

Little Raven Gallery 1015 Howard St., San Francisco, CA

Join us for a transmedia exploration of what makes & breaks community in the year 2021.  How has a year of involuntary isolation for some...

$10

Offsite: Shrimp ‘N Lobster at the SF Botanical Gardens!

San Francisco Botanical Garden 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA - California

Join us on Saturday, October 9th at 1pm at the San Francisco Botanical Gardens with author Charlotte Rygh for an afternoon of drawing and fun...

Free

Susan Orlean

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS A staff writer for The New Yorker since 1992, Susan Orlean has written with wit and endless curiosity...

$36

Adam Schiff

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA

Thursday, October 14, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Congressman Adam Schiff represents California’s 28th Congressional District. In his 11th term in the House of...

$49

The Hollywood Muse Masked Ball

Bird & Beckett Books and Records 653 Chenery St, San Francisco , CA

Bird and Beckett Bookstore 653 Cheney San Francisco, Ca 415-586-3733 www.birdbeckett.com Poet, Tony Seymour Violinist, India Cooke Piano, Bill Crossman The Hollywood Muse Masked Ball:...

$20.00

Amy Tan & Michael Krasny

The Commons, KQED Headquarters 2601 Mariposa StreetSan Francisco,

Author Amy Tan joins KQED veteran and literature professor Michael Krasny for a conversation on how personal and cultural histories fuse with imagination in her...

$10

Chef Bryant Terry

The Commons, KQED Headquarters 2601 Mariposa StreetSan Francisco,

Chef Bryant Terry joins "Check Please! Bay Area" Producer Cecilia Phillips to discuss his new book, Black Food, which explores Black foodways around the U.S....

$15

9th Ave: Teresa K. Miller with Roxane Beth Johnson and Jenny Qi

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

Join us on Friday, October 22nd at 7pm PT when Teresa K. Miller is joined by fellow poets Roxane Beth Johnson and Jenny Qi to celebrate her collection, Borderline Fortune, at...

Free

Reza Azlan and Jessica Jackley

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA

Friday, October 29, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Join Reza Aslan and Jessica Jackley for a conversation on empathy and community. The two are partners in...

$36

Rebecca Solnit and Jenny Odell

Dance Palace 503 B St, Point Reyes Station, CA

An in-person event to celebrate the release of Orwell's Roses Facebook Twitter Pinterest  Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 6:00pm Dance Palace 503 B St Point Reyes Station, CA 94956...

Free

Lauren Groff

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Lauren Groff is the author of six books of fiction, the most recent the novel...

$36

Jelani Cobb

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA

Friday, November 5, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Jelani Cobb is a historian, a professor of journalism at Columbia University, and has been...

$36

Natashia Deón & Rebecca Solnit

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA

Friday, November 19, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Natashia Deón is a 2017 NAACP Image Award Nominee and author of the...

Free