Adrian Shanker Discusses ‘Crisis & Care’ Among This Week’s Author Discussions – Marin Independent Journal

Book events

Passage of the book: 51 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera; 415-927-0960; bookpassage.com. August 14: Fairfax author Doreen Stock and Marcelo Holot discuss “A Noise in the Garden” and “Your Excellency Free Will.” 4 p.m. online; August 16: Dur e Aziz Amna talks about “American Fever” and Jamil Jan Kochai talks about “The Haunting of Hajji Hotak and Other Stories”. 5:30 p.m. online; August 17: Julian Barnes discusses “Elizabeth Finch”. Noon online. $10. Register online; August 18: Meet and greet Congressman Adam Schiff for “Midnight in Washington.” Noon in person. $23, includes signed book. Register online; August 18: Sarah Thankam Mathews discusses “It Could All Be Different” with Mira Jacob. 5:30 p.m. online; August 22: Karin Slaughter discusses “Girl, Forgotten” with Cara Black. 1 p.m. online. $35, book included. Register online.

Copperfield’s books: copperfieldsbooks.com. August 25: Joyce Carol Oates discusses “Babysitter” with Paula McLain. 5 p.m. online. Register online.

Mill Valley Public Library: 375 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley; 415-389-4292; millvalleylibrary.org. August 17: The Great Escape Book Club discusses “Cloud Cuckoo Land” by Anthony Doerr. 6 p.m. online. Register online; August 22: Michele Harper discusses ‘The Beauty of Breaking Up’. 6 p.m. online. Register online.

Sausalito Books by the Bay: 100 Bay Street, Sausalito; 415-887-9967; www.sausalitobooksbythebay.com. August 16: Adrian Shanker, Executive Director of Marin’s Spahr Center, discusses “Crisis & Care” with Dr. Jei Africa. 6 p.m. in person; August 17: Lucia Coppola discusses “Talking to Trees”. 6 p.m. in person; August 23: Marcia DeSanctis discusses “A Hard Place to Leave: Stories from a Restless Life” with Erin Byrne. 6 p.m. in person.

Point Reyes books: 11315 Rte 1, Point Reyes Station; 415-663-1542; ptreyesbooks.com. September 14: Jenny Xie discusses “The Rupture Tense” with Forrest Gander. 6 p.m. online. Register online.

Other conferences

Civic Center Library: 3501 Civic Center Drive, Suite 414, San Rafael; 415-473-6057; marinlibrary.org. August 18: The Civic Center Library afternoon book club discusses Valeria Luiselli’s “Lost Children Archive.” 1 p.m. online. Email Ann Bertucci for the Zoom link at [email protected]

Corte Madera bookcase: 707 Meadowsweet Drive, Corte Madera; 415-924-3515; marinlibrary.org. Aug. 15: Shannon Burke, Marin County Parks Interpretive Naturalist, discusses “urban wildlife.” 10 a.m. online. Register online.

Marin County Free Library: marinlibrary.org. August 17: Members of the Marin County Financial Abuse Specialist Team discuss “Avoiding Scams, Fraud, and Identity Theft: An Online Presentation for Seniors.” 1 p.m. online. Register online.

— Compiled by Colleen Bidwill
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