Wednesday 9/25: Tatiana Schlossberg, former science writer at the New York Times, will be discussing Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don’t Know You Have. Books Inc. in Berkeley at 7 p.m.
Don’t miss this week’s Local Book Pick event! Nancy Au will be reading from her debut collection, Spider Love Song and Other Stories. She will be joined by Carson Beker, Natasha Dennerstein, Kimberly Gomes, and Tomas Moniz. East Bay Booksellers in Oakland at 7 p.m.
Former Local Book Pick Trisha Low (Socialist Realism) will be in conversation with Syd Staiti (The Undying Present). The Poetry Center (San Francisco State University) in San Francisco at 7 p.m.
As part of Berkeley Arts and Letters, Naomi Klein will be discussing On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal alongside Mother Jones editor Clara Jeffery ($10–$49, tickets required). First Congregational Church of Oakland in Oakland at 7 p.m.
Monday 9/30: Anne Boyer will be discussing The Undying: Pain, Vulnerability, Mortality, Medicine, Art, Time, Dreams, Data, Exhaustion, Cancer, and Care. Green Apple Books on the Park in San Francisco at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday 10/1: Join John Freeman and contributors as they celebrate the release of Freeman’s: California, a showcase of writers grappling with contemporary California. City Lights Booksellers in San Francisco at 7 p.m.
Maxim Osipov will be discussing Rock, Paper, Scissors: And Other Stories—his first book to be translated into English. He will be joined in conversation by Eric Karpeles. Point Reyes Books in Point Reyes Station at 7 p.m.
LOCAL BOOK PICK: This week’s Local Book Pick is Nancy Au’s Spider Love Song and Other Stories (University of Chicago Press)! Don’t miss her reading at East Bay Booksellers on 9/25.
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