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Saturday, February 27

Drop Leaf Press Photo Book Talk + Post-Inauguration Talking Circle
Saturday, February 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Drop Leaf Press Photo Book Talk + Post-Inauguration Talking Circle
This is a virtual Drop Leaf Press event that takes place over Zoom. REGISTER FOR FREE IN ADVANCE AT THIS LINK: https://tinyurl.com/y3ueju22 After registering, you’ll receive a confirmation email with info about joining the event. Drop Leaf Press invites you to celebrate the release of ALL OF IT, TINGED, ...

Sunday, February 28

Black History Month Online Book Release Talk w/ Harriet Washington
Sunday, February 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Revolution Books
Black History Month Online Book Release Talk w/ Harriet Washington
Harriet A. Washington, acclaimed author of Medical Apartheid will be debuting her new book Carte Blanche: The Erosion of Medical Consent Black History Month Online Book Release Talk Harriet A. Washington, author of Medical Apartheid, is again exposing a large-scale violation of patient, civil, and human rights. Carte ...

Tuesday, March 2

Green Apple Books Virtual Book Talk “Allergic”
Tuesday, March 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Green Apple Books Virtual Book Talk "Allergic"
Join us on Tuesday, March 2nd at 5pm PST for the launch of Megan Wagner Lloyd and Michelle Mee Nutter’s book, Allergic, with Raina Telegmeier on Zoom! Zoom Login Info Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83925500873 About Allergic A coming-of-age story featuring a girl with severe ...

Thursday, March 4

Virtual Green Apple Book Talk: Jamie Figueroa & Marie-Helene Bertino
Thursday, March 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Virtual Green Apple Book Talk: Jamie Figueroa & Marie-Helene Bertino
Join us on Thursday, March 4th at 6pm PT when Jamie Figueroa is joined by Marie-Helene Bertino to discuss her debut novel, Brother, Sister, Mother, Explorer, on Zoom! Zoom Login Info Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81822157575 Praise for Brother, Sister, Mother, Explorer “Brother, Sister, Mother, ...

Monday, March 8

SF Public Library: “Know Your Name” w/ Tahtahme Xero, Poet and Healer
Monday, March 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Event, Registration Required
SF Public Library: "Know Your Name" w/ Tahtahme Xero, Poet and Healer
Tahtahme Xero will talk about her book Apricity (Nomadic Press, 2020), and discuss her work as a healer, poet and author. Apricity follows the journey of a teenage transracial adoptee as she navigates addressing years of sexual abuse from her adoptive father, her family’s recovery and ...
Celebrating International Women’s Day with Naomi Wolf
Monday, March 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Celebrating International Women's Day with Naomi Wolf
Should we all be feminists? Has the mission drifted, blurred, become co-opted, and commodified? Come talk with Naomi Wolf–the fearless social critic, author, and feminist–about the three waves of feminism, her book OUTRAGES: Sex, Censorship, and the Criminalization of Love (which examines the first wave), ...

Tuesday, March 9

Sister Souljah and Sabrina Jacobs Zoom Event: Life After Death
Tuesday, March 9 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested Donation $5-$20.
| Online webinar
Sister Souljah and Sabrina Jacobs Zoom Event: Life After Death
Tuesday, March 9, 5:30-7pm Pacific time KPFA Radio 94.1 FM and Marcus Books present: Sister Souljah and Sabrina Jacobs: A Zoom Event Life After Death by the bestselling author of “The Coldest Winter Ever” …………………………………………………………………………………………… Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 5:30 PM Twenty years ago, Sister Souljah’s debut novel, “The Coldest Winter Ever,” ...
Virtual Green Apple Book Talk: Rebecca Handler and Caroline Paul
Tuesday, March 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Virtual Green Apple Book Talk: Rebecca Handler and Caroline Paul
Join us on Tuesday, March 9 at 6pm PT for the launch of Rebecca Handler’s debut novel, Edie Richter is Not Alone, with Caroline Paul on Zoom! Zoom Login Info Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84332843511 Praise for Edie Richter is Not Alone “Oh how I ...
Why We Are Not a “Nation of Immigrants”
Tuesday, March 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Why We Are Not a "Nation of Immigrants"
Elegant writer and acclaimed historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz in conversation with journalist Mary Jo McConahay on why we need to stop perpetuating the simplistic idea that the United States is a “nation of immigrants” and embrace our real (and often horrific) history. This will be one ...

Wednesday, March 10

Virtual Book Talk: Sam Cohen and Andrea Lawlor
Wednesday, March 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Virtual Book Talk: Sam Cohen and Andrea Lawlor
Join us on Wednesday, March 10th at 6pm PT when Sam Cohen discusses her story collection, Sarahland, with Andrea Lawlor on Zoom! Zoom Login Info Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85188314830 Praise for Sarahland “A bold collection that explores how we might break free from or ...

Thursday, March 11

Poets Martin Espada & Dennis Bernstein Zoom Event: Floaters
Thursday, March 11 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Suggested Donation $1-$20.
| Online webinar
Poets Martin Espada & Dennis Bernstein Zoom Event: Floaters
Thursday, March 11, 6-7:30pm Pacific time KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: Poets Martin Espada & Dennis Bernstein: A Zoom Event Floaters MARTIN ESPADA, a poet who stirs our social consciousness, has published twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist and translator, including Vivas To Those Who Have Failed and ...

Saturday, March 13

A True Story of Kidnappings, Slavery, and Murder in SF’s Chinatown
Saturday, March 13 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
A True Story of Kidnappings, Slavery, and Murder in SF’s Chinatown
Three Coins tells the true story of Ah Ying, who in 1880 was kidnapped and brought to America as a 9-year-old child slave. With her friend Sue Lee she survives, and takes control of her life. Her indomitable spirit takes her from one trial to ...

Tuesday, March 16

SFPL’s 16th “One City One Book” Main Event: Chanel Miller in Conversation
Tuesday, March 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free Event, Registration Required
SFPL's 16th "One City One Book" Main Event: Chanel Miller in Conversation
San Francisco Public Library is honored to announce its 16th Annual One City One Book selection, Chanel Miller’s, Know My Name. Chanel Miller will join Robynn Takayama for a candid conversation about her book, art and her personal experience with sexual trauma and the CA court ...

Sunday, May 2

“Bay Area Book Festival” Virtual Book Talk: Kazuo Ishiguro and Yaa Gyasi
"Bay Area Book Festival" Virtual Book Talk: Kazuo Ishiguro and Yaa Gyasi
Join us on Sunday, May 2nd at 1pm PT for an afternoon with Kazuo Ishiguro and Yaa Gyasi in celebration of Ishiguro’s new novel, Klara and the Sun. In partnerhsip with Bay Area Book Festival PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A TICKETED EVENT For questions regarding tickets, please contact ...