Events

Saturday April 06, 2013
Start: 04/06/2013 9:30 am

The FIRST SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discusss The Life of Pi by Yann Martel.

Sunday April 07, 2013
Start: 04/07/2013 1:00 pm

The ADVENTUROUS READERS CLUB will discuss Jinx by Sage Blackwood.

Start: 04/07/2013 2:00 pm

The SF BUSINESS BOOK CLUB will discuss Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive & Others Die by Chip & Dan Heath.

Monday April 08, 2013
Start: 04/08/2013 7:30 pm

The BROKEN COMPASS ADVENTURE BOOK CLUB will discuss The Voodoo Wave: Inside a Season of Triumph and Tumult at Maverick's by Mark Kreidler.

Tuesday April 09, 2013
Start: 04/09/2013 6:00 pm

The BOOK BUSTERS MIDDLE READER BOOK CLUB (ages 12+) will discuss Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman.

Start: 04/09/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/09/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/09/2013 7:00 pm

ALAMEDA'S YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB (ages 13+) will discuss Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor.

Wednesday April 10, 2013
Start: 04/10/2013 7:00 pm

The SFLGBT BOOK CLUB will discuss Just Kids by Patti Smith.

Start: 04/10/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/10/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/10/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/10/2013 7:00 pm

The NEPTUNE GARDEN BOOK CLUB will discuss The Paris Wife by Paula McLain.

Start: 04/10/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Moisés Naím, author of The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being in Charge Isn't What It Used to Be.

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

Start: 04/10/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts & Lectures presents David Eagleman, author of Incognito: The Secret Lives of Brains, in conversation with Kirsten Sanford.

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

Thursday April 11, 2013
Start: 04/11/2013 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: 04/11/2013 7:00 pm
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Friday April 12, 2013
Start: 04/12/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/12/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/12/2013 7:30 pm
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Start: 04/12/2013 8:00 pm

The Orpheum Theater presents Guts and Glory: An evening with Anthony Bourdain, chef and author of Kitchen Confidential and Get Jiro!, in conversation with chef Eric Ripert.

Seating for this event is limited, for more information visit: https://www.shnsf.com/Online/shnorpheum

Saturday April 13, 2013
Start: 04/13/2013 9:00 am

Join us for the 5th anniversary of the Education Revolution Movement and the 10th anniversary of the Parents Education Network featuring keynote speaker Sir Ken Robinson, author of The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything.

For more information visit: parentseducationnetwork.org

Start: 04/13/2013 10:00 am

The SECOND SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discuss The Sea by John Banville.

Start: 04/13/2013 5:00 pm
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Sunday April 14, 2013
Start: 04/14/2013 2:00 pm

Celebrate National Library week at the Burlingame Library and meet award winning children's author Mac Barnett, author of Extra Yarn & Chloe and the Lion.

For more information visit: http://www.burlingame.org/index.aspx?page=32

Start: 04/14/2013 6:00 pm

The SPECULATIVE FICTION BOOK CLUB will discuss Soulless by Gail Carriger.

Start: 04/14/2013 7:00 pm

The MODERN LIT BOOK CLUB will discuss High-Rise by J.G. Ballard.

Monday April 15, 2013
Start: 04/15/2013 6:00 pm

The NYM-ACTUAL-BOOK CLUB (ages 14+) will discuss Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay.

Start: 04/15/2013 7:30 pm

The Oshman Family JCC presents Alan Kaufman, author of Drunken Angel: A Memoir.

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

Tuesday April 16, 2013
Start: 04/16/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/16/2013 7:00 pm

The POLITICALLY INSPIRED BOOK CLUB will discuss Capitalism and Freedom by Milton Friedman.

Start: 04/16/2013 7:00 pm

The COOKS & BOOKS BOOK CLUB will discuss Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen by Laurie Colwin.

Wednesday April 17, 2013
Start: 04/17/2013 5:30 pm

The CENTRAL SF CLASSIC LIT BOOK CLUB will discuss The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene.

Start: 04/17/2013 7:00 pm
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Thursday April 18, 2013
Start: 04/18/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/18/2013 7:00 pm

The San Francisco Travel Book Club and Lecture series presents Lonely Planet writer Kimberly Dunn Lovato, author of Walnut Wine and Truffle Groves: Culinary Adventures in the Dordogne.

Start: 04/18/2013 7:00 pm

The RECOMMENDED BY A STRANGER BOOK CLUB will discuss A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway.

Start: 04/18/2013 7:00 pm

The BIG YES SOCIETY DISCUSSION GROUP will discuss Awakening Joy: 10 Steps to Happiness by James Baraz & Shoshana Alexander.

Start: 04/18/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/18/2013 7:30 pm
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Friday April 19, 2013
Start: 04/19/2013 5:00 pm

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

Start: 04/19/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/19/2013 7:00 pm

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Bay Area poets Gerald Fleming, reading from his lyrical collection The Choreographer, and Barbara Brauer, sharing her haunting and beautiful collection At Ease in the Borrowed World.

Saturday April 20, 2013
Start: 04/20/2013 7:00 pm

Alameda proudly presents Photography Meets the Painted Word for a celebration of the beauty of Alamdea with local painter Tom Hughes in conversation with photographer Douglas Despres.

Sunday April 21, 2013
Start: 04/21/2013 11:00 am

The WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL BOOK CLUB will discuss Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956 by Anne Applebaum.

Start: 04/21/2013 5:00 pm

NIGHT OF THE LIVING BOOK CLUB will discuss The Keep by F. Paul Wilson.

Start: 04/21/2013 5:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Mary Roach, discussing her latest book Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, in conversation with Jack Boulware.

For more information visit:https://www.jccsf.org/arts-ideas/arts-ideas-home

Monday April 22, 2013
Start: 04/22/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/22/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/22/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/22/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/22/2013 7:00 pm

The JCCSF presents Hendrick Smith, author of Who Stole the American Dream?

For more information visit: www.jccsf.org

Start: 04/22/2013 7:30 pm
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Tuesday April 23, 2013
Start: 04/23/2013 4:30 pm
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Start: 04/23/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Anat Admati, author of The Bankers' New Clothes: What's Wrong with Banking and What to Do About It.

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

Start: 04/23/2013 7:00 pm

The FOURTH TUESDAY (MARGIE’S) BOOK CLUB will discuss The House at Tyneford by Natasha Solomons.

Start: 04/23/2013 7:00 pm

The parents group SPEAK presents Po Bronson, author of Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing.

Wednesday April 24, 2013
Start: 04/24/2013 6:00 pm

The YOUNG AT HEART BOOK CLUB will discuss Also Known As by Robin Benway.

Start: 04/24/2013 6:30 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Shannon K. O'Neil, author of Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead.

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

Start: 04/24/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/24/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/24/2013 7:00 pm

Samuel Avery discusses the economic, ecological, political, and psychological issues behind the Keystone XL pipeline--a project so controversial it has inspired the largest expression of civil disobedience since the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, with his book The Pipeline and the Paradigm.

Start: 04/24/2013 7:30 pm

CLASSICS I FORGOT TO READ will discuss The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler.

Thursday April 25, 2013
Start: 04/25/2013 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: 04/25/2013 7:00 pm

The DESERT ISLAND BOOK CLUB will discuss The Steel Spring by Per Wahlöö.

Start: 04/25/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/25/2013 7:00 pm

The HEALTHY LIVES BOOK GROUP will discuss Snobs by Julian Fellowes.

Friday April 26, 2013
Start: 04/26/2013 5:00 pm

The Magical Tales of Adventurous Children Book Club (ages 8-10) will discuss Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar.

Start: 04/26/2013 6:00 pm
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Saturday April 27, 2013
Start: 04/27/2013 1:30 pm
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Start: 04/27/2013 3:00 pm
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Sunday April 28, 2013
Start: 04/28/2013 2:00 pm

The B.G.P. SOCIAL NETWORK BOOK SOCIETY (ages 16 & up) will discuss Monster by Walter Dean Myers.

Start: 04/28/2013 3:00 pm
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Start: 04/28/2013 6:00 pm

The INTIMATES: EAST BAY QUEER BOOK CLUB will discuss Hero by Perry Moore.

Start: 04/28/2013 7:00 pm

The Palo Alto JCC presents Women's Literature vs. Chick Lit  featuring Jane Smiley, author of Pie in the Sky, Ellen Sussman, author of French Lessons, and Meg Waite Clayton, author of The Four Ms. Bradwells.

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

Monday April 29, 2013
Start: 04/29/2013 11:00 am

The 12th Annual Mills-Peninsula Women’s Health Luncheon and Lecture presents featured guest speaker Anna Quindlen, author of Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake.

For more information visit: http://www.mills-peninsula.org/foundation/events/

Start: 04/29/2013 6:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Rajiv Chandrasekaran author of Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan.

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

Start: 04/29/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 04/29/2013 7:00 pm

The HANDS ON BAY AREA BOOK CLUB will discuss White Bread: A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf by Aaron Bobrow-Strain.

Tuesday April 30, 2013
Start: 04/30/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts & Lectures presents The Last Foxtrot featuring Garrison Keillor, author of the Lake Wobegon Series, Calvin Trillin, author of Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse & friends with music by Peter Duchin.

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

Wednesday May 01, 2013
Start: 05/01/2013 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: 05/01/2013 6:00 pm

The SAN FRANCISCO TRAVEL BOOK CLUB and LECTURE SERIES will discuss Buttertea at Sunrise: A Year in the Bhutan Himalaya by Britta Das.

Start: 05/01/2013 6:30 pm
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Start: 05/01/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 05/01/2013 7:30 pm

City Arts and Lectures presents Michael Lewis, author of Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World, in conversation with Dacher Keltner.

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

Thursday May 02, 2013
Start: 05/02/2013 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: 05/02/2013 7:00 pm
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Start: 05/02/2013 7:00 pm

The World Affairs Council presents Karen Elliott House, author of On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines - And Future.

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

Friday May 03, 2013
Saturday May 04, 2013
Start: 05/04/2013 9:30 pm

The FIRST SATURDAY BOOK CLUB will discusss Little Big Man by Thomas Berger.

Sunday May 05, 2013
Start: 05/05/2013 1:00 pm

The ADVENTUROUS READERS CLUB will discuss The Expeditioners and the Treasure of Drowned Man's Canyon by S.S. Taylor.

Start: 05/05/2013 3:00 pm

The Belmont Library presents Alan Fleishman, author of Fine September Morning.

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

Start: 05/05/2013 7:30 pm
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Start: 05/05/2013 9:30 pm

The Forum at Grace Cathedral presents Jim Wallis, author of On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned about Serving the Common Good.

For more information visit: http://www.gracecathedral.org/cathedral-life/the-forum/

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