Wednesday 6/20: Historian Ana Raquel Minian discusses her book Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration. Free, 7 p.m., City Lights Books (SF).
Open Mic Poetry! Boom! Free, 7 p.m., The Laundry (SF).
Moriel Rothman-Zecher in conversation with Ayelet Waldman. Free, 8 p.m., Moe’s Books (Berkeley).
Lyrics & Dirges: a monthly reading series. Free, 7:30 p.m., Pegasus Books (Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley).
Thursday 6/21: Zoé Samudzi discusses her new book As Black as Resistance: Finding the Conditions for Liberation. Free, 7 p.m., City Lights Books (SF).
Poetry with Kim Addonizio, Donna Masini, and Brittany Perham. Free, 7:30 p.m., The Booksmith (SF).
Story Is the Thing reading series. Free, 7:30 p.m., Kepler’s Books (Menlo Park).
Friday 6/22: Telegraph Open Mic with featured readers Sage Curtis and Preeti Vangani. $10 (NOTAFLOF), 7 p.m., Nomadic Press (Oakland).
Poetry with Julian Francis Park, Lauren Levin, and Isabel Bezerra Balée. Free, 7 p.m., Moe’s Books (Berkeley).
Poets read from the first volume of Daughters of Babylon: An Anthology of Thelemic Writing. Free, 7 p.m., Octopus Literary Salon (Oakland).
Jeff Goodell discusses his book The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World. Free with reservation, 7 p.m., Mill Valley Public Library.
Elegant and Ecclectic Group Literary Reading. Free, 4 p.m., Octopus Literary Salon (Oakland).
Uplifting Wisdom for Changing Times with Marc Allen, SARK, and Scott Stabile. Free, 5 p.m., Copperfield’s Books (Novato).
Monday 6/25: Music journalist Joel Selvin in conversation with Pamela Turley on Selvin’s new book Fare Thee Well: The Final Chapter of the Grateful Dead’s Long Strange Trip. Free, 7:30 p.m., The Bindery (SF).
Poetry with Neeli Cherkovski and Clark Coolidge. Free, 7 p.m., The Green Arcade (SF).
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