BookShop West Portal
80 West Portal, San Francisco, CA 94127
Open 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Every Day

Thursday, April 30 at 7 PM

Meet Sam Quinones, who will discuss his fascinating new book, Dreamland, a chronicle of how sugar cane farmers on the west coast of Mexico created a unique distribution system that brought black tar heroin - the cheapest, most addictive form of the opiate - to the American heartland.

with David Talbot, Guest Authors, Exclusive Items
Saturday, May 2 - All Day

Don't miss our celebration of the 2nd Annual California Bookstore Day, honoring all that independent bookstores have to offer! We have an exciting day planned, which will culminate in a special evening with David Talbot, Salon founder and author of Season of the Witch - one of our bestselling books - at 7 p.m.

On Saturday ONLY, we will have a selection of exclusive, limited edition items available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Other guest authors throughout the day (in the courtyard) include S.G. Browne, Joseph Sutton, and C.W. Gortner. At noon, we will host a meeting of the Northern California Chapter of Sisters in Crime, featuring guest speaker Adam Plantinga, author of 400 Things Cops Know.

Enter our raffle for a chance to win some great prizes, including two sets of signed copies of Veronica Roth's Divergent series!

Seeking Surrender COLETTE LAFIA
Seeking Surrender
Thursday, May 7 at 7 PM

In her new book, Colette Lafia shares her friendship with a silent monk at the Abbey of Gethsemani, where Thomas Merton lived, through seven years of shared letters.

Re Jane
Tuesday, May 12 at 7 PM

In her debut novel, Patricia Park provides a fresh, contemporary retelling of Jane Eyre, featuring Jane Re - a half-Korean, half-American orphan from Flushing, Queens.

The Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives THUPTEN JINPA
The Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives
Thursday, May 14 at 7 PM

In his new book, the highly acclaimed longtime English translator of His Holiness the Dalai Lama shows us how we fear compassion, and how being compassionate can bring us greater health and happiness.

Everything I Never Told You CELESTE NG
Everything I Never Told You
Monday, May 18 at 7 PM

We are pleased to welcome Celeste Ng, who will read from her exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio.

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