Tuesday, May 3rd – 7 pm
Nachoem Wijnberg reads
from his novel, The Jews

Dutch poet and novelist Nachoem M. Wijnberg, acclaimed as one of the foremost Dutch authors of the last decades, will visit San Francisco in May to read from his recent novel, The Jews (punctum books, 2016, tr. Vincent W. J. van Gerven Oei) and Divan … [Read more...]

jazz in the bookshop! every Friday, 5:30-8 pm
March 25th: The Chuck Peterson Quintet w/Dorothy Lefkovits

and at the break (7 pm)— a book presentation by
Frank Hayde, author of Stan Levey: Jazz Heavyweight

Special guest tonight-- Frank Hayde, author of a new biography, Stan Levey: Jazz Heavyweight, about the seminal bebop drummer, will give a short presentation at the break (about 7 pm). From 5:30 to 8:00 pm, two sets of swinging bop and … [Read more...]

Thursday, December 17th – 7 pm
Writer Annette Leddy
Earth Still, a novel

Annette Leddy is a fiction writer and curator. These two vocations converge in her novel Earth Still, which tells the story of Patricia, a museum curator and the mother of a young son, who falls for a new neighbor, Rennie, in the aftermath of an … [Read more...]

Sunday, November 22nd – 2 pm
Author event – Cuba!
To Defend the Revolution
is to Defend Culture

Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt

To Defend the Revolution Is to Defend Culture revisits the circumstances which led to the arts being embraced at the heart of the Cuban Revolution. Introducing the main protagonists to the debate, this previously untold story follows the polemical … [Read more...]

Thursday, November 19th – 7 pm
Mukta Sambrani reads from
Broomrider’s Book of the Dead

Broomrider's Book of the Dead purports to be "A book in no genre based on found fragments from the notebooks of Anna Albuquar a.k.a. Anna Plum." By happenstance the first reader of this book comes upon some poems. A tourist, he would like to … [Read more...]