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In This Newsletter:
Laurie Barkin - Tuesday, October 18 at 7 PM
Jennifer Arnold - Wednesday, October 19 at 7 PM
Rachael Herron - Thursday, October 20 at 7 PM
More Upcoming Events

Three Evenings of Stories Begin Tonight:

The Comfort Garden LAURIE BARKIN
The Comfort Garden
Tuesday, October 18 at 7 PM

Join us as Laurie Barkin shares her experiences working as a psychiatric nurse consultant on the surgical/trauma unit at San Francisco General Hospital. Her new book, The Comfort Garden: Tales from the Trauma Unit, is full of her authentic, fast-moving stories, written in a literary style.

In a Dog's Heart
Wednesday, October 19 at 7 PM

Arnold has spent two decades raising and training service dogs for people with disabilities, and so has gained a unique and profound understanding of the human-dog bond. She returns to the store to discuss what dogs need to live a good life, and why we must come through for them.

This guide is as practical as it is wise, a keeper book for ready reference. — Susannah Charleson, author of Scent of the Missing

Wishes & Stitches: A Cypress Hollow Yarn RACHAEL HERRON
A Life in Stitches and Wishes & Stitches
Thursday, October 20 at 7 PM

Herron's heartfelt essays from her memoir, A Life in Stitches, demonstrate how when life unravels there's always a way to knit it back together again - often into something even better.

Wishes & Stitches is the third novel in Herron's heartwarming knitting romance series.

More upcoming events:

  • Myrna Loy EMILY LEIDER
    Myrna Loy
    Thursday, October 27 at 7 PM

    Broken Illusions
    Thursday, November 10 at 7 PM

  • Ivy & Bean: No News is Good News ANNIE BARROWS
    Ivy & Bean: No News is Good News
    Sunday, November 13 at 11 AM

  • Drunken Angel ALAN KAUFMAN
    Drunken Angel
    Tuesday, November 15 at 7 PM

  • Paris par hasard: from Bagels to Brioches TERRANCE GELENTER
    Paris par Hasard: from Bagels to Brioches
    Wednesday, November 16 at 7 PM

  • The Tiger's Wife TEA OBREHT
    The Tiger's Wife
    Saturday, January 14 at 7 PM

  • Dreams of Joy LISA SEE
    Dreams of Joy
    Thursday, February 16 at 7 PM

    Mark Hopkins Hotel
    February 16 - 20
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