Notable San Francisco: 11/13–11/19
Wednesday 11/13: Katya Cengel will be reading from her new memoir, From Chernobyl with Love: Reporting from the Ruins of the Soviet Union. Books Inc. in Berkeley at 7 p.m.
Peter Jan Honigsberg will be discussing A Place Outside the Law: Forgotten Voices of Guantánamo. Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore in Berkeley at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday 11/14: Steph Cha will be reading from her new novel, Your House Will Pay. Book Passage Ferry Building in San Francisco at 6 p.m.
Ivanna Baranova will be reading from her new poetry collection, Confirmation Bias. She will be joined by Ren Cook, Alexandra Naughton, Brent Reichenberger, and Jesse Prado. E.M. Wolfman Bookstore in Oakland at 7 p.m.
Why There Are Words presents readings by Nancy Au (Spider Love Song and Other Stories), Guy Biederman (Edible Grace), Mimi Lok (Last of Her Name), Cynthia Martin (Tidal Flats), Tomas Moniz (Big Familia), and Marcia Pelletiere (A Crown of Hornets). Studio 333 in Sausalito at 7 p.m. ($10 at the door).
Lyonel Trouillot will be reading from his novel Kannjawou: A Novel of Haiti. He will be joined in conversation by Sarah Ladipo Manyika (In Dependence). The Booksmith in San Francisco at 7:30 p.m.
Friday 11/15: Cherríe Moraga will be reading from her memoir, Native Country of the Heart. East Bay Booksellers in Oakland at 7 p.m.
Sunday 11/17: Poets Bahaar Ahsan and Rosamond S. King (Rock | Salt | Stone) will be reading from their work. Moe’s Books in Berkeley at 4 p.m.
Tuesday 11/19: Margaret Wilkerson Sexton will be reading from her new novel, The Revisioners. She will be joined in conversation by R. O. Kwon (The Incendiaries). A Great Good Place for Books in Oakland at 7 p.m.
Jami Attenberg will be reading from her new novel, All This Could Be Yours. She will be joined in conversation by Esmé Weijun Wang (The Collected Schizophrenias). The Booksmith in San Francisco at 7:30 p.m.
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