Events

Monday February 25, 2013
Start: 02/25/2013 7:00 pm

The HANDS ON BAY AREA BOOK CLUB will discuss The Woman Who Wasn't There: The True Story of an Incredible Deception by Gaby Robin Fisher & Angelo J. Guglielmo Jr.

Start: 02/25/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Counciil presents Andrew Guzman, author of Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change.

For more information visit: http://www.worldaffairs.org/

Start: 02/25/2013 7:00 pm
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Tuesday February 26, 2013
Start: 02/26/2013 7:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Reverand Cecil Williams and  Janice Mirikitani, authors of Beyond the Possible: 50 Years of Creating Radical Change in a Community Called Glide.

This is a free event, advance reservations are required. For more information visit: https://www.jccsf.org/

 

Wednesday February 27, 2013
Start: 02/27/2013 6:00 pm

The YOUNG AT HEART BOOK CLUB will discuss The Diviners by Libbra Bray.

Start: 02/27/2013 6:30 pm

The World Affairs Council prsents Max Boot, author of Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present.

For more information visit: http://www.worldaffairs.org/

Start: 02/27/2013 7:00 pm

The Palo Alto Library presents Donia Bijan, author of Maman's Homesick Pie: A Persian Heart In An American Kitchen.

For more information visit: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/gov/depts/lib/default.asp

Start: 02/27/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Dr. Matt Walker of U.C. Berkeley's Sleep and Neuroimaging Laboratory, in conversation with Amy Standen.

For more information visit: http://www.cityarts.net/

Start: 02/27/2013 7:30 pm

CLASSICS I FORGOT TO READ will discuss Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion.

Thursday February 28, 2013
Start: 02/28/2013 3:30 pm

The BOOK BITES: Tasty Tales in Twenty read aloud series meets at 3:30 every Thursday and reads stories for newly independent readers (ages 6-8).

Start: 02/28/2013 7:00 pm

The DESERT ISLAND BOOK CLUB will discuss We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver.

Start: 02/28/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 02/28/2013 7:00 pm

The HEALTHY LIVES BOOK GROUP will discuss Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women by Geraldine Brooks.

Friday March 01, 2013
Saturday March 02, 2013
Start: 03/02/2013 9:30 am

The FIRST SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discusss The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick.

Sunday March 03, 2013
Start: 03/03/2013 1:00 pm

The ADVENTUROUS READERS CLUB will discuss The Vengekeep Prophecies by Brian Farrey.

Start: 03/03/2013 7:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Michael Feinstein, author of The Gershwins and Me: A Personal History in Twelve Songs. This event will feature musical interludes.

For more information visit: jccsf.org

Monday March 04, 2013
Start: 03/04/2013 9:00 am

San Francisco Day School presents Dave Eggers, author of A Hologram for the King, and Gary Shteyngart, author of Super Sad True Love Story.

For more information visit:http://www.sfds.net/

Start: 03/04/2013 7:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Tal Ben-Shahar, author of Choose the Life You Want: 101 Ways to Create Your Own Road to Happiness.

For more information visit: https://www.jccsf.org/

Start: 03/04/2013 7:00 pm
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Tuesday March 05, 2013
Start: 03/05/2013 5:00 pm

The Kiva Foundation presents Bob Harris, author of The International Bank of Bob.

For more information visit:http://www.kiva.org/

Start: 03/05/2013 7:00 pm

The WOMEN WE'D LIKE TO LUNCH WITH BOOK CLUB will discuss The Long-Shining Waters by Danielle Sosin.

Start: 03/05/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/05/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Joyce Carol Oates, discussing her latest novel The Accursed, in conversation with Robert Hass.

For more information visit: http://www.cityarts.net/

Wednesday March 06, 2013
Start: 03/06/2013 6:00 pm

Pajama Party at Laurel Village!  Put on your Jammies and join the party!  Literary Mamas will be here to read stories and take part in the fun.  Visit www.literarymama.com for details!

Start: 03/06/2013 6:00 pm

The SAN FRANCISCO TRAVEL BOOK CLUB and LECTURE SERIES will discuss Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson.

Start: 03/06/2013 7:00 pm

Alameda Island Poets and Writers with Nanette Bradley Deetz.

Thursday March 07, 2013
Start: 03/07/2013 1:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Transition, Disruption, & Innovation with keynote speakers Chris Anderson, author of Makers, Gillian Tett, author of Fool's Gold, Fareed Zakaria, author of The Post-American World, and Laura Tyson of UC Berkeley.

For more information visit: http://www.worldaffairs.org/

Start: 03/07/2013 3:30 pm

The BOOK BITES: Tasty Tales in Twenty read aloud series meets at 3:30 every Thursday and reads stories for newly independent readers (ages 6-8).

Start: 03/07/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/07/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/07/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/07/2013 7:00 pm
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Friday March 08, 2013
Start: 03/08/2013 8:00 am

The World Affairs Council presents Transition, Disruption, & Innovation with keynote speakers Chris Anderson, author of Makers, Gillian Tett, author of Fool's Gold, Fareed Zakaria, author of The Post-American World, and Laura Tyson of UC Berkeley.

For more information visit: http://www.worldaffairs.org/

Saturday March 09, 2013
Start: 03/09/2013 10:00 am

The SECOND SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discuss Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel.

Sunday March 10, 2013
Start: 03/10/2013 1:00 pm

The WILD GIRLS MOTHER DAUGHTER BOOK CLUB will discuss Gingersnap by Patricia Reilly Giff.

Start: 03/10/2013 3:00 pm

New York Times bestselling author Laurie King is coming to the Belmont Library!  Join us to discuss Garment of Shadows, the latest in her hugely popular mystery series, and all other things Mary Russell!

For more information visit:http://www.smcl.org/content/belmont

Start: 03/10/2013 6:00 pm

The SPECULATIVE FICTION BOOK CLUB will discuss Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.

Start: 03/10/2013 7:00 pm

The MODERN LIT BOOK CLUB will discuss The Wasp Factory by Iain M. Banks.

Monday March 11, 2013
Start: 03/11/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/11/2013 7:30 pm

The BROKEN COMPASS ADVENTURE BOOK CLUB will discuss Tracks by Robyn Davidson.

Tuesday March 12, 2013
Start: 03/12/2013 6:00 pm

The BOOK BUSTERS MIDDLE READER BOOK CLUB (ages 12+) will discuss The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen.

Start: 03/12/2013 7:00 pm

ALAMEDA'S YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB (ages 13+) will discuss Paper Town by John Green.

Start: 03/12/2013 7:00 pm

The POLITICALLY INSPIRED BOOK CLUB will meet.

Start: 03/12/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/12/2013 7:00 pm

The MISS JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB will discuss The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith.

Wednesday March 13, 2013
Start: 03/13/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/13/2013 7:00 pm

The SFLGBT BOOK CLUB will discuss Story of the Night by Colm Toibin.

Start: 03/13/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/13/2013 7:00 pm

The NEPTUNE GARDEN BOOK CLUB will discuss The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham.

Thursday March 14, 2013
Start: 03/14/2013 9:00 am

The Alameda Free Library presents storytime with Alan Schroeder, author of Baby Flo: Florence Mills Lights Up the Stage.

For more information visit:http://www.cityofalamedaca.gov/Library/

Start: 03/14/2013 3:30 pm

The BOOK BITES: Tasty Tales in Twenty read aloud series meets at 3:30 every Thursday and reads stories for newly independent readers (ages 6-8).

Start: 03/14/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/14/2013 7:00 pm

The RECOMMENDED BY A STRANGER BOOK CLUB will discuss The Golden Ass by Apuleius, and translated by PG Walsh.

Friday March 15, 2013
Start: 03/15/2013 5:00 pm

The Our Parents Made Us Do This Book Club will meet.

Start: 03/15/2013 7:00 pm
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Saturday March 16, 2013
Start: 03/16/2013 3:00 pm
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Start: 03/16/2013 6:00 pm
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Start: 03/16/2013 7:00 pm

The FOREIGN INTRIGUE BOOK CLUB will discuss Sun and Shadow: An Erik Winter Novel by Åke Edwardson.

Start: 03/16/2013 7:00 pm

Noe Valley's Annual literary festival, Word Week, presents a reading and wine tasting with Scott Hutchins, author of A Working Theory of Love.

For more information visit: http://friendsofnoevalley.com/2013/word-week-in-a-word/

Sunday March 17, 2013
Start: 03/17/2013 5:00 pm

NIGHT OF THE LIVING BOOK CLUB will discuss Intensity by Dean Koontz.

Monday March 18, 2013
Start: 03/18/2013 6:00 pm

The NYM-ACTUAL-BOOK CLUB (ages 14+) will meet.

Start: 03/18/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/18/2013 7:30 pm

The Oshman Family JCC presents Irvin Yalom, author of The Spinoza Problem.

For more information visit: http://www.paloaltojcc.org/

Start: 03/18/2013 7:30 pm

The Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents Oscar, Grammy, Tony, and two-time Emmy award winner Rita Moreno, author of Rita Moreno: A Memoir, in conversation with Michael Krasny.

For more information visit: berkeleyrep.org

Tuesday March 19, 2013
Start: 03/19/2013 1:00 pm
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Start: 03/19/2013 7:00 pm

The FOREIGN INTRIGUE BOOK CLUB will discuss Entanglement by Zygmunt Miloszewski.

Start: 03/19/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/19/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/19/2013 7:00 pm

The COOKS & BOOKS BOOK CLUB will discuss American Terroir: Savoring the Flavors of Our Woods, Waters, & Fields by Rowan Jacobsen.

Wednesday March 20, 2013
Start: 03/20/2013 6:30 pm

The CENTRAL SF CLASSIC LIT BOOK CLUB will discuss Emma by Jane Austen.

Start: 03/20/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/20/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Peter Blair Henry, author of Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth.

For more information visit: http://www.worldaffairs.org/

Start: 03/20/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Lera Boroditsky discussing the power of language with Roy Eisenhardt

For more information visit: http://www.cityarts.net/

Thursday March 21, 2013
Start: 03/21/2013 3:30 pm

The BOOK BITES: Tasty Tales in Twenty read aloud series meets at 3:30 every Thursday and reads stories for newly independent readers (ages 6-8).

Start: 03/21/2013 7:00 pm

The SF Travel Book Club and Lecture Series presents Lonely Planet writer and travel expert Andy Murdock.

Start: 03/21/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/21/2013 7:00 pm

The BIG YES SOCIETY DISCUSSION GROUP will discuss Ask and It Is Given: Learning to Manifest Your Desires by Esther & Jay Hicks.

Friday March 22, 2013
Start: 03/22/2013 6:00 pm
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Saturday March 23, 2013
Sunday March 24, 2013
Start: 03/24/2013 11:00 am

The WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL BOOK CLUB will discuss Catherine the Great: Portrait of A Woman by Robert K. Massie.

Start: 03/24/2013 11:00 am

The JCCSF presents a Two Beans Production performance of Ramona Quimby by Beverly Cleary.

For more information visit: https://www.jccsf.org/

 

Start: 03/24/2013 2:00 pm

The JCCSF presents a Two Beans Production performance of Ramona Quimby by Beverly Cleary.

For more information visit: https://www.jccsf.org/

 

Monday March 25, 2013
Start: 03/25/2013 7:00 pm

The HANDS ON BAY AREA BOOK CLUB will discuss The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson.

Start: 03/25/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 03/25/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Flynt Leverett & Hillary Mann Leverett, authors of Going to Tehran: Why the United States Must Come to Terms with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

For more information visit: http://www.worldaffairs.org/

Start: 03/25/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Eugene Jarecki, author of The American Way of War: Guided Missiles, Misguided Men, and a Republic in Peril, for a special screening of his film The House I Live In.

For more information visit: http://www.cityarts.net/

Tuesday March 26, 2013
Start: 03/26/2013 7:00 pm

The FOURTH TUESDAY (MARGIE’S) BOOK CLUB will discuss Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer.

 

Wednesday March 27, 2013
Start: 03/27/2013 6:00 pm

The YOUNG AT HEART BOOK CLUB will discuss Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff.

Start: 03/27/2013 7:00 pm

The HEALTHY LIVES BOOK GROUP will discuss The Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness by Epictetus.

Start: 03/27/2013 7:30 pm

CLASSICS I FORGOT TO READ will discuss To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

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