80 West Portal, San Francisco, CA 94127
Open 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Every Day
Event highlights at Bookshop West Portal:
Cara Black TONIGHT! Tuesday, March 18th
Women's National Book Association Reading Tuesday, March 25th
Virginia Ironside reads from No I Don't Want to Join a Bookclub Tuesday, April 8th
Jane Smiley author of Ten Days in the Hills Tuesday, April 22nd
Michael Chabon reads The Yiddish Policemen's Union Tuesday, May 20th
TONIGHT! Meet Cara Black, Author of Murder In The
Rue de Paradis: An Aime Leduc Investigation
Tuesday, March 18th at 7:00 PM
Aime is thrilled when her one-time lover, Yves, an investigative journalist, returns from his assignment in Egypt and proposes marriage. But after a single night of bliss, his body is discovered in a Paris doorway. His throat has been slit. Aime is determined to avenge him. The trail leads to a sleeper jihadist and embroils her in Turkish and Kurdish politics.
The Women's National Book Association will host a reading by several of their local members.
In this quirky, hilarious novel, based on Virginia's own experiences, readers will learn about life in a sixtieth year, from a woman who has lived all those years to the fullest. Ironside has been a journalist since she was 20, but she is best known for advice columns. Currently she writes the "Dilemmas" column for The Independent in London, where she lives.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley returns with a sexy, irreverent novel that dives into Hollywood culture and the dynamic personalities that move in its inner circles in the days following the 2003 Academy Awards.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay pens an homage to the stylish menace of 1940s noir, in a novel that imagines if Alaska, not Israel, had become the homeland for the Jews after World War II.
Story time for children
every Sunday and Wednesday morning.
Yoga by the books every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
Don't forget to ask about the new discount cards!
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