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Event highlights at Bookshop West Portal:
Jane Smiley author of Ten Days in the Hills Tuesday, April 22nd
Colette Lafia reads from Comfort & Joy Tuesday, May 6th
Michael Krasny will discuss his memoir Off Mike Wednesday, May 7th
Michael Chabon reads The Yiddish Policemen's Union Tuesday, May 20th
TONIGHT! Jane Smiley reads at BookShop West Portal
Tuesday, April 22nd at 7:00 PM
More than once, critics have wondered if Jane Smiley has abandoned the world of serious literature. They wondered with Moo, Horse Heaven (2000), and again with Ten Days In The Hills. Come find out if Smiley's satirical style still floats in this latest of her works.
Colette Lafia is a San Francisco-based writer, spiritual director, and educator. Her book Comfort & Joy: Simple Ways to Care for Ourselves and Others offers ways to cultivate comfort and joy in daily living in a collection of forty-five vignettes. This simple, beautiful book carries the profound message that learning how to comfort is not a narcissistic pursuit, but an absolutely essential one.
Join us at BookShop West Portal for an evening with Michael Krasny, the host of KQED's most celebrated "Forum." Michael will discuss his memoir, Off Mike: A Memoir of Talk Radio and Literary Life. Enjoy the flavor of Michael's sharp commentary and his encounters with experts and cultural gurus of all persuasions.
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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