East Bay Events
Stegner Fellow Anthony Marra will discuss his brilliant debut novel, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, set in a rural village in December 2004 Chechnya, a failed doctor harbors the traumatized 8-year-old daughter of a father abducted by Russian forces and treats a series of wounded rebels and refugees while exploring the shared past that binds him to the child.
The DESERT ISLAND BOOK CLUB will discuss the volume Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave by Frederick Douglass & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Ann Jacobs.
The B.G.P. SOCIAL NETWORK BOOK SOCIETY (ages 16 & up) will discuss Paper Towns by John Green.
Founder and director of the School for Self-Healing in San Francisco, Meir Schneider shares ten steps to natural eyesight improvement, that he's personally used to reverse what doctors told him would be permanent blindness, with Vision For Life, a simple guide with relaxing exercises written both for those who would like to improve their vision, and those who'd like to maintain their 20/20 vision.
Get to know the man behind the mysteries as Edgar and Shamus-award nominated author David Rosenfelt shares Dogtripping; the story of his epic move across the United States with 25 dogs, 1 RV, some volunteers, and a lot of determination. This event will be partnered with The German Shorthair Rescue Center and will feature raffle giveaways.