Manuel Pastor discusses and signs State of Resistance: What California’s Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America’s Future. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Garin Pirnia signs Rebels and Underdogs: The Story of Ohio Rock and Roll. 7 p.m. at The Last Bookstore.
Wednesday 8/1: Michael Scott Moore discusses and signs The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Garin Pirnia presents Rebels and Underdogs: The Story of Ohio Rock and Roll. 7:30 p.m. at Stories Books and Cafe.
Thursday 8/2: A night of Unhealthy Poetry, hosted by Sarah Nivala and Molly Ash. 7 p.m. at Book Soup.
Tisha Morris discusses and signs Clutter Intervention: How Your Stuff Is Keeping You Stuck. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Marc Ambinder discusses and signs The Brink: President Reagan and the Nuclear War Scare of 1983. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books.
WCCW Reading Series: Control. Featuring Bridgette Bianca, Shacole Hamlett, B.A. Williams, and Melissa Ximena. Presented by Nina Rota and Sara Finnerty. 7:30 p.m. at the Women’s Center for Creative Work.
Silver Linings: Stories through Story and Song. Themed around “the shell must break before the bird can fly.” Hosted by Meredith Baker. 8 p.m. at Beyond Baroque.
Saturday 8/4: Alison Arngrim discusses and signs Confessions of a Prairie Bitch: How I Survived Nellie Olson and Learned to Love Being Hated, in conversation with Eric Andrews-Katz. 4 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. $10/members free.
Onnesha Roychoudhuri discusses her new book The Marginalized Majority: Claiming Our Power in a Post-Truth America, with Jenny Yang. 5 p.m. at Skylight Books.
Sunday 8/5: La Poesía Festival. 5 p.m. at Beyond Baroque. Free, but donations accepted.
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