Wednesday, November 18th – 7 pm
Margo Perin reads from
The Opposite of Hollywood

   Based on Margo Perin’s childhood, The Opposite of Hollywood is a riveting novel of a family on the run. Marked by secrecy, false identities, and her father’s criminality, Tosca goes “on vacation” through five countries and two … [Read more...]

Sunday, November 15th – 2 pm
Donnelle McGee’s novel Ghost Man
book launch!

Donnelle McGee reads from his novel Ghost Man Novelist Chris Abani notes that "Donnelle McGee writes with an incisive grace and insight. Uncompromising in its exploration of grit and themes of history, weaving noir into the literary, Ghost Man is … [Read more...]

Wednesday, October 21st – 7 pm
Dylan Goes Electric!

Author Elijah Wald in person at Bird & Beckett, reading from and signing his new book, Dylan Goes Electric! Live music as well, with Elijah performing a few songs with his wife, the clarinettist Sandrine Sheon. On the evening of July 25, … [Read more...]

Sunday, Sept. 20th – 2 pm
Book event!
The Coltrane Church: Apostles of Sound, Agents of Social Justice
A talk by author Nicholas Baham III

Nicholas Baham III, Ph.D., professor of Ethnic Studies at CalState East Bay, presents his new book on the John Coltrane Church.  Subtitled Apostles of Sound, Agents of Social Justice, Dr. Baham's book looks at the church's role in the community, its … [Read more...]

Sunday, November 23rd – 2 pm
Book talk: Sapna Thottathil
India’s Organic Farming Revolution

In her new book, Sapna Thottathil calls on us to rethink the politics of organic food by focusing on what it means for the people who grow and sell it--what it means for their health, the health of their environment, and also their economic and … [Read more...]