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San Francisco's Twin PeaksLYNN OAKLEY
San Francisco’s Twin Peaks
Thursday, January 30 at 7 PM

Join us for an evening with local author Lynn Oakley, whose grandparents were early settlers on Twin Peaks. Her book San Francisco's Twin Peaks explores the rich history of San Francisco's geographic center, and includes a wonderful selection of photographs contributed by local residents, collectors, and the author herself.

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San Francisco Writer's Conference SAN FRANCISCO WRITERS CONFERENCE
February 13 through February 16
Mark Hopkins Hotel

Join us for four days of 60+ sessions with over 100 bestselling authors, literary agents, editors and publishers from major publishing houses. Presenters include Dan Millman, Chitra Divakaruni, Rhys Bowen, and Barry Eisler. For more information, visit


Beasts: What Animals Can Teach Us About the Origins of Good and Evil JEFFREY MOUSSAIEFF MASSON
Beasts: What Animals Can Teach Us About the Origins of Good and Evil
Tuesday, March 11 at 7 PM

Join us for an enlightening evening with bestselling author Masson (When Elephants Weep and Dogs Never Lie About Love), whose new book offers an eye-opening account of the animals at the top of the food chain (orcas, big cats, sharks, etc.) and what they can teach us about the origins of good and evil in ourselves.

Thursday, March 20 at 7 PM

Meet Outside correspondent Peter Stark (The Last Empty Spaces), who has written a harrowing saga in which a band of explorers battled nature, starvation and madness to establish the first American settlement in the Pacific Northwest. Hear the true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, one of history's dramatic but largely forgotten turning points in the conquest of the North American continent.

Murder in Pigalle CARA BLACK
Murder in Pigalle
Tuesday, March 25 at 7 PM

It is a hot, sticky June, 1998 in Paris, and our favorite P.I. Aimee Leduc is five months' pregnant and trying to slow her hectic lifestyle. Meanwhile, a serial rapist has been terrorizing the Pigalle neighborhood, following teenage girls home and attacking them in their homes. When the 13-year-old daughter of the proprietor of Aimee's favorite cafe disappears, Aimee gets involved.

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