Notable San Francisco: 3/27–4/2
Wednesday 3/27: Luis Alberto Urrea will be reading from his nationally best-selling novel, The House of Broken Angels. Book Passage in Corte Madera at 1 p.m.
Soniah Kamal will be reading from her debut, Unmarriageable: Pride and Prejudice in Pakistan. Kamal will be in conversation with Rebecca Richardson. Kepler’s Books in Menlo Park at 7:30 p.m.
International bestselling author Siri Hustvedt will be reading from Memories of the Future as part of Berkeley Arts & Letters. Hustvedt will be in conversation with poet Michael Palmer (The Laughter of the Sphinx). Hillside Club in Berkeley at 7:30 p.m. ($12–$48, tickets required).
Thursday 3/28: Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Matt Richtel will be reading from his newest book, An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System. Books Inc. in Mountain View at 7 p.m.
Julie Moss will be reading from her new book, Crawl of Fame: Julie Moss and the Fifteen Feet that Created an Ironman Triathlon Legend. The Bindery in San Francisco at 7:30 p.m.
Friday 3/29: Join Liam Callahan for a Literary Luncheon! He’ll be discussing his newest novel, Paris by the Book. Orinda Books in Orinda at 11:30 a.m. ($12, tickets required).
Sunday 3/31: Head over to Novato for another Words Off Paper. This event will feature Betsy Graziani Fasbinder, Shira Marin (Shards of a Broken Mystery), Michelle A. Carter (From Under the Russian Snow), Gail Entrekin (Rearrangement of the Invisible), and Judy Crowe (Flat Water: Nebraska Poems). Copperfield’s Books in Novato at 3 p.m.
Monday 4/1: Lucy Tan will be reading from What We Were Promised at The Ruby, an arts-and-letters focused creative space for Bay Area women. The Ruby in San Francisco at 6:30 p.m.
Laurie Halse Anderson will be reading from her new book, SHOUT. Kepler’s Books in Menlo Park at 7 p.m. ($5–$22, tickets required).
Don’t miss this week’s Local Book Pick event! Meredith May will be launching The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees. The Bindery in San Francisco at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday 4/2: Rheea Mukherjee and Adam Nemett will be reading from their newest books, both published by Unnamed Press. Mukherjee will be reading from The Body Myth and Nemett will be reading from We Can Save Us All. City Lights Booksellers in San Francisco at 7 p.m.
Pulitzer Prize-finalist Nathan Englander will be reading from kaddish.com as part of Berkeley Arts & Letters. Hillside Club in Berkeley at 7:30 p.m. ($12–$46, tickets required).
T Kira Madden will be reading from her new memoir, Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls. Madden will be in conversation with C Pam Zhang. Green Apple Books on the Park in San Francisco at 7:30 p.m.
LOCAL BOOK PICK: This week’s Local Book Pick is Meredith May’s The Honey Bus (Park Row Books, April 2, 2019)! Don’t miss her book launch at The Bindery on April 1!
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