Friday 12/6: Matthew Schuerman will be discussing Newcomers: Gentrification and Its Discontents. He will be joined in conversation by Lydia Chavez, founder and executive editor of Mission Local. Alley Cat Books in San Francisco at 7 p.m.
Jenny Brown will be discussing Without Apology: The Abortion Struggle Now. She will be joined in conversation by Allie Lahey and Meagan Day (Maximum Sunlight). East Bay Booksellers in Oakland at 7 p.m.
Don’t miss this winter’s Babylon Salon, featuring Jamel Brinkley (A Lucky Man), Chia-Chia Lin (The Unpassing), Thea Matthews (Unearth [The Flowers]), Amy Berkowitz (Tender Points), and Celeste Chan. The Armory Club in San Francisco at 6 p.m.
Sunday 12/8: City Lights will be celebrating the publication of two translations of Silvina Ocampo’s work: Forgotten Journey and The Promise. Join translators Suzanne Jill Levine, Jessica Powell, and Katie Lateef-Jan for a night of readings and discussion. City Lights Booksellers in San Francisco at 5 p.m.
Tuesday 12/10: US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo (Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings) will be discussing her work. Jewish Community Center of San Francisco in San Francisco at 7 p.m. ($30, tickets required).
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