Posts Tagged: Oakland Book Festival

Notable San Francisco: 5/17–5/23

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If you can make only one event this week, don’t miss the Oakland Book Festival on Sunday, 5/21. This all-day festival features more than 100 writers, 50 panels, and lots of tabling and networking. And, The Rumpus will be there! Wednesday 5/17: Rakesh Satyal (Lambda Award winner for Blue Boy) reads from his new novel, No One Can […]

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Oakland Book Festival 2016: Read, Debate, Celebrate!

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Seven hours. Sixty events. Two hundred writers. That’s what you’ll find at the Oakland Book Festival this Sunday, May 22. Michael Eric Dyson will be there. So will Mary Roach, Victor LaValle, Emily Raboteau, and Larissa MacFarquhar, to name just a few. They’ll be talking about labor movements, immigration, drug trafficking, altruism, censorship, prisons, restorative justice, […]

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Oakland Is The New Everything

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The lineup for the first annual Oakland Book Festival has just been announced. But you don’t have to wait until the festival—on May 31st—to put on a tweed jacket and tell your favorite Jack London story on Telegraph Avenue. On Thursday, April 30th, Greil Marcus and Justin Desmangles (of the Before Columbus Foundation) will hold […]

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