Wednesday 5/30: Jessica Weisberg discusses her new book Asking for a Friend: Three Centuries of Life, Love, Money, and Other Burning Questions from a Nation Obsessed. Free, 7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books on the Park (SF).
On The Cusp nonfiction reading series presents “A Taxing Season.” Free, 7:30 p.m., The Bindery (SF).
Thursday 5/31: Aunt Lute Books presents a poetry open mic hosted by San Francisco Poet Laureate Kim Shuck. Free, 6:30 p.m., Alley Cat Books (SF).
Terra Incognita presents “Historical Fictiony.” Free, 7 p.m., Octopus Literary Salon (Oakland).
Friday 6/1: Michelle Markowitz and Caroline Moss discuss their new book Hey Ladies: The Story of 8 Best Friends, 1 Year, and Way, Way Too Many Emails. Free, 7:30 p.m., The Bindery (SF).
Oakland First Fridays reading. $10 (NOTAFLOF), 7 p.m., Nomadic Press (Oakland).
Launch party for Maji: An Afro Futurist Community Newspaper. Free, 7 p.m., Wolfman Books (Oakland).
Naked Truth storytelling series with featured readers. Adults and high school students only, free with registration, 7 p.m., Mill Valley Public Library.
Saturday 6/2: Babylon Salon summer reading. Free, 6 p.m., The Armory Club (SF).
Sunday 6/3: Reading with poets Zubair Ahmed and Jesús Castillo. Free, 7:30 p.m., The Bindery (SF).
Kids’ story time and crafts. Free, 10 a.m., Kaleidoscope Coffee (Point Richmond).
Monday 6/4: City Arts and Lectures presents journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones in conversation with Alexis Madrigal. $29, 7:30 p.m., Nourse Theater (SF).
Theatre Rhinoceros and Cultural Odyssey present a workshop reading of Rhodessa Jones’s work-in-progress Voices from the Edge. Free, 7 p.m., Gateway Theatre (SF).
Tuesday 6/5: Silent Reading Party presented by Lemony Snicket and Radio Silence. Bar proceeds to benefit Visitacion Valley Middle School. All ages, Free, 6 p.m., The Bindery (SF).
Reading with Alexandra Mattraw, Norman Fischer, and Tiff Dressen. Free, 7 p.m., Moe’s Books (Berkeley).
Marin Poetry Center summer traveling show. Free, 7 p.m., Falkirk Cultural Center (San Rafael).
Jazz Stories: Live Jazz, Wonderful Stories. Free, 7:30 p.m., Pegasus Books (Solano Avenue, Berkeley).
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