Roxane Gay’s talk among this week’s author talks – Marin Independent Journal


Book of talks

Passage of the book: 51, boulevard Tamal Vista, Corte Madera; 415-927-0960; November 14: Karen Grassle discusses “Bright Lights, Prairie Dust”. 1 p.m. in person; November 14: Elisa Donovan discusses “Wake me up when you go”. 4 p.m. in person; November 15: Rosemary Mosco discusses “A Pocket Guide to Pigeon Watching” with Kira Jane Buxton. 5:30 p.m. online; November 17: Teresa K. Miller discusses “Borderline Fortune” with Elmaz Abinader. 5:30 p.m. online; November 18: Alexander McCall Smith discusses “The Joy and Light Bus Company” with Joshilyn Jackson. Midday online. $ 35, book included. Sign up online; November 18: Panel on Indigenous Heritage featuring Calvin Crosby, Denise Low, Georgina Marie, Kim Shuck, Martin Smith, David Weiden and moderator Paula Farmer. 5:30 p.m. online; November 18: Indies First presents an evening with Roxane Gay with editor-in-chief Amy Hundley. 7 p.m. online. Sign up online; November 20: Sallie H. Weissinger talks about “Yes, again”. 4 p.m. in person.

Copperfield’s books: November 17: Kimberly Meredith discusses “Awakening to the Fifth Dimension”. 7 p.m. online. Sign up online.

Naval History Museum: November 17: Former Marin resident Jo Haraf discusses “Marriage, Murder, and Betrayal in 19th Century California”. 5 p.m. online. Sign up online.

Sausalito books near the bay: 100 Bay Street, Sausalito; 415-887-9967; November 16: Series of book and bottle tastings on Tuesday. 6 p.m. in person. $ 25 for a tasting flight of five wines. Sign up and pay in advance in store or by email at [email protected] Must be vaccinated; November 19: Authors Susan Mallery, Nancy Naigle, RaeAnne Thayne and Sheila Roberts are featured as part of the “Romantic Writers Holiday Cocktail”. 5 p.m. online. Sign up online.

Further discussions

Marin County Genealogical Society: November 18: Nicka Smith discusses “The Southernmost Place on Earth”. 7 p.m. online. To access it, send an e-mail to [email protected]

The outdoor art club: 1 West Blithedale Avenue, Mill Valley; November 18: Greta McLain discusses “Bringing Communities Together Through Art”. 1 p.m. online. Register at

San Anselmo Library: 110 Tunstead Avenue, San Anselme; 415-258-4656; November 18: Heather Itzla and Nikki Kozlowski discuss “Wisdom Supply Co.: Preventing Plastic Waste,” co-sponsored by the San Anselmo Climate Action Commission. 7 p.m. online. Email [email protected] to register and get the Zoom link.

– Compiled by Colleen Bidwill

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