Bird & Beckett Book Club

Thursday, Sept. 6th at 7 pm: The Bird & Beckett Book Club discusses Chad Harbach's debut novel, The Art of Fielding.  Harbach's novel has been acclaimed for its rich, character-laden narrative, and likened to the best work of John Irving, … [Read more...]

On the literary side…

Thursday, May 24 - 7:00 pm The Monthly Eminent Authors' Birthdays Open Reading a long-standing Bird & Beckett tradition, recurring on the fourth Thursday of each month Have a favorite writer born in May?  Come down to Bird & Beckett … [Read more...]

Friday at Bird & Beckett – Jimmy Ryan + Daisy Rockwell

Happy Birthday, Sam! April 13 is Samuel Beckett's putative birthday-- so this Friday, let's toast the great man and his good works!  Scott Baker & Val Fachman, fond thespian interpreters of his words and fresh back from Paris, will hold … [Read more...]

Marijuana Land + Bernal Hills Players

Meanwhile, at the bookshop... Sunday, March 18th 2:30 pm: Writer Jonah Raskin Marijuanaland Jonah Raskinhas written extensively on American cultural history, particularly its more radical and humanist aspects – with books on Abbie Hoffman, … [Read more...]

upcoming events

Coming up now at Bird & Beckett!  Jazz in the bookshop on Friday... and every Friday always 5:30 to 8:00 pm never a cover charge, but we always implore you to contribute what you can to help us pay the musicians, who deserve far more than they … [Read more...]