Istanbul and Beyond: Breakfast Tasting + Book Signing

19 Nov 10:00 - 15:00 19 Nov 10:00 - 15:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Russian Hill, San Francisco Russian Hill, San Francisco
We are really excited to host the authors of 'Istanbul and Beyond: Exploring the Diverse Cuisines of Turkey', Robyn Eckhardt and David Hagerman on this pop-up brunch event. We...   More info

CTRL + SHFT Collective Artist Reception

19 Nov 14:00 - 17:00 19 Nov 14:00 - 17:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Adobe Books Backroom Gallery Adobe Books Backroom Gallery
Come celebrate the work of CTRL SHFT Collective in the gallery, 2-5 pm. CTRL SHFT Collective was started by twelve artists in June of 2015, drawn together by a frustration with...   More info

ChefsGiving Gala: Cooking and Pouring for a Cause

19 Nov 15:00 - 19:00 19 Nov 15:00 - 19:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Ferry Building Marketplace Ferry Building Marketplace
ChefsGiving Gala: Cooking and Pouring for a Cause Sunday, November 19 3 to 7 p.m. San Francisco’s Iconic Ferry Building Chaired by Debbie Zachareas of the Ferry Plaza Wine...   More info

Jessica Yu / Garden of the Lost and Abandoned

19 Nov 16:00 - 17:30 19 Nov 16:00 - 17:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
In Garden of the Lost and Abandoned, Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Jessica Yu recounts the important and heartening mission of Gladys Kalibbala, a Ugandan orphan...   More info

George Lakey

19 Nov 18:00 - 19:30 19 Nov 18:00 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
City Lights Booksellers & Publishers City Lights Booksellers & Publishers
George Lakey presents a talk titled A NATION DIVIDED: What can we learn from the Nordics? In the 1930s Sweden and Norway were even more polarized than the U.S. is now. The far...   More info

Birdmania with Bernd Brunner at Opera Plaza

21 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 21 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Books Inc. Opera Plaza Books Inc. Opera Plaza
With works published in Lapham's Quarterly, the Paris Review, the Wall Street Journal Speakeasy, Aeon, and the Huffington Post, Bernd Brunner discusses his new fascinating book...   More info

James J. Owens with Jenny Ming / The World is Just a Book Away

21 Nov 19:30 - 21:00 21 Nov 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
James J. Owens visits The Bindery to discuss his new anthology, The World is Just a Book Away. Join us! The World is Just a Book Away is an anthology that represents a 15-year...   More info

Doomsday Clock #1 11:57 pm Release Party & 50% Off Sale

21 Nov 22:30 - 22 Nov 00:30 21 Nov 22:30 - 22 Nov 00:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Mission: Comics & Art Mission: Comics & Art
THE END IS NIGH You are not prepared for what lies ahead within these pages, good readers. Join us for a special 11:57pm release of DOOMSDAY CLOCK 1 Drinks! Comics!! Metal...   More info

Doomsday Clock Midnight Release!

21 Nov 23:57 - 22 Nov 01:00 21 Nov 23:57 - 22 Nov 01:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Comix Experience Comix Experience
The end is here! Join us for the midnight release of DOOMSDAY CLOCK on November 21, 2017 at 11:57pm. Don't miss the most anticipated release of the year! About DOOMSDAY CLOCK: DC...   More info

Nine, Genital Quartz, Mas Coad, Pregnancy Half-Pact

22 Nov 19:45 - 23:30 22 Nov 19:45 - 23:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Nine, Genital Quartz, Mas Coad, Pregnancy Half-Pact Wed, Novemeber 22; doors 7:45pm, show 8-11pm at The Bindery, 1727 Haight St $5 notaflof Nine Nihar Bhatt is well loved not...   More info

A Christmas Story: The Musical

22 Nov 20:00 - 11 Jan 21:00 22 Nov 20:00 - 11 Jan 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
San Francisco Playhouse San Francisco Playhouse
Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Book by Joseph Robinette Nine-year-old Ralphie Parker wants nothing more for Christmas than an official Red Ryder Carbine-Action...   More info

Friday Night Play Party at 442

24 Nov 21:00 - 25 Nov 04:00 24 Nov 21:00 - 25 Nov 04:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Parties at 442 Parties at 442
Start your weekend debauchery at 9PM EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT at Parties at 442. Arrive during the first hour and get in the door for just $9... that's a better bargain than the...   More info

Meet Paul Madonna (time TBA)

25 Nov 13:00 - 14:00 25 Nov 13:00 - 14:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Book Passage Book Passage
Small Business...   More info

Hafner ~ Saliva Tribe ~ Scythe ~ Musavi

25 Nov 19:30 - 21:45 25 Nov 19:30 - 21:45 - San Francisco San Francisco
Adobe Books Backroom Gallery Adobe Books Backroom Gallery
Some really great bands are playing one of mission's best kept secrets! black friday is literally the day before so yall better show up dressed to the nines. HAFNER (San...   More info

Bay Area Generations #51, November 27, 2017 at The Bindery, SF

27 Nov 19:30 - 21:00 27 Nov 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Bay Area Generations Show 51 Monday, November 27th, 2017 READERS A literary salon featuring a curated selection of San Francisco Bay Area poets, writers and storytellers, and...   More info

How to Be a Feminist in the Bedroom

28 Nov 18:30 - 20:30 28 Nov 18:30 - 20:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Good Vibrations Polk St. Store Good Vibrations Polk St. Store
Feminist sexuality can create more intimate and pleasurable experiences for folks of all genders. With Dr. Alison Ash, learn to feel comfortable and empowered saying no, explore...   More info

Fighting Back: Race & the LGBTQ Community

28 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 28 Nov 19:00 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The GLBT Historical Society The GLBT Historical Society
The latest in the GLBT Historical Society's monthly Fighting Back series exploring contemporary queer-community issues in a historical context, Race and the LGBTQ Community will...   More info

A J Lees on William S. Burroughs

28 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 28 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
City Lights Booksellers & Publishers City Lights Booksellers & Publishers
A.J. Lees discusses his newly released book Mentored By A Madman: The William Burroughs Experiment (Notting Hill Editions), distributed by New York Review Books. A. J. Lees...   More info

Spring Washam / A Fierce Heart

28 Nov 19:30 - 21:00 28 Nov 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Cultivating a fierce heart is about learning to embrace it all, even the most painful aspects of our life every experience and all of ourself. Spring Washam In A Fierce Heart...   More info

Helen Benedict with Ayelet Waldman / Wolf Season

29 Nov 19:30 - 21:00 29 Nov 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Booksmith is thrilled to host Helen Benedict for her new novel Wolf Season. She'll be in conversation with Ayelet Waldman (A Really Good Day). Join us! After a hurricane...   More info

Jenny Sampson: Skaters

29 Nov 19:30 - 22:30 29 Nov 19:30 - 22:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
Please join Books on the Park on Wednesday, November 29th at 7:30 p.m. as we welcome Jenny Sampson to celebrate the release of Skaters: Tintype Portraits of West Coast...   More info

How to turn ideas into reality w/ bestselling author Tina Seelig

30 Nov 17:00 - 18:30 30 Nov 17:00 - 18:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Scribd Scribd
Have you ever seen a successful new product and thought, I had that idea why didn’t I create it? Stanford professor of Management Science and Engineering and best-selling author...   More info

Jim Lahey • Sullivan Street Bakery Cookbook

30 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 30 Nov 18:30 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Omnivore Books Omnivore Books
Jim Lahey Sullivan Street Bakery Cookbook FREE AUTHOR TALK Founded in 1994, Sullivan Street Bakery is renowned for its outstanding bread, which graces the tables of New York’s...   More info

Brian "B+" Cross in conversation with Jeff Chang

30 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 30 Nov 19:00 - 20:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
City Lights Booksellers & Publishers City Lights Booksellers & Publishers
Brian B Cross is joined in conversation by Jeff Chang to celebrate the release of his new book Ghostnotes: Music of the Unplayed (University of Texas Press), introduction by Jeff...   More info

Brent Reichenberger / Adorable Monsters

30 Nov 19:30 - 21:00 30 Nov 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Please join at the official release party for Brent Reichenberger's Adorable Monsters, a collection of spells and prayers published by Ghost City Press. Expect performances by...   More info

Adoption Event and Book Signing - Meet author Petrine Mitchum!

02 Dec 11:00 - 14:00 02 Dec 11:00 - 14:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Dog Eared Books Castro Dog Eared Books Castro
Adoption Event and Book Signing Meet author Petrine Mitchum, daughter of Robert Mitchum, and get your copy of her book, Snout About Town (http:/snoutabouttown.com/index.html...   More info

Angela Hennessy, Elena Gross, Jacqueline Francis & Leila Weefur

02 Dec 19:00 - 21:00 02 Dec 19:00 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Southern Exposure Southern Exposure
In conjunction with Angela Hennessy's solo exhibition When and where I enter, artist Leila Weefur moderates a conversation between the artist, Elena Gross and Jacqueline Francis...   More info

Book Release for Trans Homo Gasp! at Strut

02 Dec 20:00 - 22:00 02 Dec 20:00 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Strut Strut
Join us to celebrate the launching of a new anthology, Trans Homo... Gasp! Gay FTM and Cis Men on Sex and Love , edited by Avi Ben-Zeev and Pete Bailey, and published by...   More info

December New Member Meeting

03 Dec 14:00 - 16:00 03 Dec 14:00 - 16:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Alley Cat Books Alley Cat Books
Welcome to all members and people who are just curious about DSA. Learn about upcoming events and learn how to plug in to new and ongoing projects...   More info

Janet Napolitano and Erwin Chemerinsky: Free Speech on Campus

04 Dec 18:30 - 20:00 04 Dec 18:30 - 20:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Commonwealth Club of California Commonwealth Club of California
Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean and Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law, Boalt Hall; Co-Author, Free Speech on Campus In Conversation with Janet...   More info

Danielle Allen

04 Dec 19:00 - 20:30 04 Dec 19:00 - 20:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
City Lights Booksellers & Publishers City Lights Booksellers & Publishers
Danielle Allen discusses her new book Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A. (Liveright Books, a division of W.W. Norton). Throughout her cousin Michael’s eleven years in prison...   More info

School Benefit Day!

05 Dec 10:00 - 22:00 05 Dec 10:00 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Booksmith The Booksmith
Easiest. Fundraiser. Ever. The Booksmith is happy to announce our School Fundraiser Day happening on Tuesday, December 5th, all day long. Shop at The Booksmith or The Bindery...   More info

Autentico: Book Signing & Tasting Event at Rainbow Grocery

05 Dec 16:00 - 19:00 05 Dec 16:00 - 19:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Rainbow Grocery Cooperative Rainbow Grocery Cooperative
Join us at Rainbow Grocery Cooperative for an AUTENTICO: Cooking Italian, Book Signing & tasting event. Sample Italian pantry ingredients and learn about authentic Italian...   More info

Terence Clarke Presents New York: Stories at Opera Plaza

05 Dec 19:00 - 21:00 05 Dec 19:00 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Books Inc. Opera Plaza Books Inc. Opera Plaza
Local author Terence Clarke shares his stunning new book, New York: Stories. Tales like these feel like new takes on classic stories of New York by Salinger or Capote fine company...   More info

Zyzzyva Winter Issue Celebration

05 Dec 19:00 - 20:30 05 Dec 19:00 - 20:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
City Lights Booksellers & Publishers City Lights Booksellers & Publishers
ZYZZYVA, America's premier literary journal, celebrates its 111th issue. For its newest issue, ZYZZYVA features a special section of writers and poets exploring the theme of art...   More info

Charif Shanahan and Sam Sax

05 Dec 19:30 - 22:30 05 Dec 19:30 - 22:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
Charif Shanahan and Sam Sax read from their latest poetry collections. About Into Each Room We Enter without Knowing Winner of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book...   More info

Charles Forsman Signing I Am Not Okay With This!

06 Dec 18:00 - 19:30 06 Dec 18:00 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Comix Experience Comix Experience
Get ready to feel all the feelings, everybody. Charles Forsman (THE END OF THE FUCKING WORLD, CELEBRATED SUMMER) will be here on December 6, 2017 signing his newest graphic novel...   More info

Project Extreme Brewing: San Francisco

06 Dec 18:30 - 21:00 06 Dec 18:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Beer Basement Beer Basement
Join Dogfish Head Craft Brewery founder Sam Calagione and brothers and founders Jason and Todd Alström of BeerAdvocate as they celebrate the release of their new book, Project...   More info

David Harvey

06 Dec 19:00 - 20:30 06 Dec 19:00 - 20:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
City Lights Booksellers & Publishers City Lights Booksellers & Publishers
David Harvey discusses the subject of his new book Marx, Capital, and the Madness of Economic Reason (Oxford University Press). In Marx, Capital, and the Madness of Economic...   More info

Agnostic Front (35th Anniversary Tour/My Riot Book Release)

06 Dec 20:00 - 07 Dec 01:00 06 Dec 20:00 - 07 Dec 01:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Thee Parkside Thee Parkside
Agnostic Front Profile Strangeways (Formerly No Limbs) Firearm (members of King Woman) 8pm $18/$20 Agnostic Front These rarely confronted and always respected leaders of...   More info

FinTech Credit Investors & Founders panel

07 Dec 18:30 - 20:30 07 Dec 18:30 - 20:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter, & Hampton LLP Sheppard, Mullin, Richter, & Hampton LLP
Got a Credit startup? Book a demo table & get a video of your 3min pitch! Join us for a panel of Investors & Founders on how FinTech is changing Credit! Jonathan Gole, Senior...   More info

D.A. Powell & sam sax

07 Dec 19:00 - 20:30 07 Dec 19:00 - 20:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
City Lights Booksellers & Publishers City Lights Booksellers & Publishers
Sam sax and D.A. Powell celebrate the release of sax's new poetry collection Madness (Penguin Books), an astounding (Terrance Hayes) debut collection of poems and winner of the...   More info

Shipwreck Presents A Tale of Two Cities

07 Dec 19:00 - 22:00 07 Dec 19:00 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Booksmith The Booksmith
Our reign of terror continues with our third December DeepDickens: we're taking on Charles's noted French Revolution fanfic, A Tale of Two Cities. Featured writers: November...   More info

Jill Tracy—Canyon Moonlight Concert

07 Dec 19:30 - 22:00 07 Dec 19:30 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Bird & Beckett Books Bird & Beckett Books
Celebrate the season with the coda of the wonderful Canyon Moonlight Series. Accompanied by master percussionist Randy Odell, Jill Tracy presents an intimate evening of stories...   More info

Stan Brakhage: Metaphors on Vision

08 Dec 19:30 - 22:30 08 Dec 19:30 - 22:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
STAN BRAKHAGE: METAPHORS ON VISION ADMISSION:$10 general/$6 for Cinematheque members Purchase advance tickets here: http:/bit.ly/2xhMVYr (Cinematheque Members please contact sfc...   More info

Karen Shepard & Jim Shepard

08 Dec 19:30 - 21:00 08 Dec 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
Karen and Jim Shepard discuss their new books from Tin House, The Tunnel at the End of the Light and Kiss Me Someone. About Kiss Me Someone Bold and unapologetic, Karen...   More info

Books Inc. Winter Warehouse Sale Extravaganza!

09 Dec 09:00 - 16:00 09 Dec 09:00 - 16:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Books Inc. HQ Books Inc. HQ
Books Inc. Winter Warehouse Sale Extravaganza-Bigger and better than before! Books Inc. Warehouse is located at 1501 Vermont Street @ Cesar Chavez 30-90 off of 1000’s of books...   More info

Custom Works

09 Dec 10:00 - 10 Dec 18:00 09 Dec 10:00 - 10 Dec 18:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Dainese Dainese
Dainese has made custom suits for World Champions like Kenny Roberts Sr., Giacamo Agostini, Eddie Lawson, John Kocinski, Kevin Schwantz, Scott Russell, Max Biaggi, Marco...   More info

Sticks & Stones / Land Art - Teacher Training Workshop

09 Dec 13:00 - 15:00 09 Dec 13:00 - 15:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
ARCH Art & Drafting Supply ARCH Art & Drafting Supply
It takes a good teacher to deliver even the best of programs. That's why we have created an extensive series of resources to give teachers and early years practitioners the hands...   More info

Special Story Time: ‘Iwalani’s Tree with author Constance Hale

10 Dec 10:30 - 11:30 10 Dec 10:30 - 11:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
San Francisco Botanical Garden San Francisco Botanical Garden
Join us for a very special story time as author Constance Hale presents her beautiful picture book, Iwalani’s Tree. Set in Hawaii, this lyrical story explores the unique bond...   More info

Photo Shoots! La Photographie in the Bay Area

10 Dec 12:00 - 21:00 10 Dec 12:00 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
San Francisco, California San Francisco, California
La Photographie is very excited to be touring the West Coast this December with burlesque group Tycoons of Tease! We are doing a day of photo shoots in the Bay Area on Sunday...   More info

Afternoon Honoring Rabbi Lawrence Kushner and Marcia Falk

10 Dec 13:30 - 15:00 10 Dec 13:30 - 15:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Jewish Community Library Jewish Community Library
Join us as we celebrate the fortieth anniversaries of groundbreaking Jewish books by two Bay Area residents who are among America’s most influential Jewish authors: Honey from the...   More info

Ithuriel's Spear at City Lights

10 Dec 17:00 - 19:00 10 Dec 17:00 - 19:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
City Lights Booksellers & Publishers City Lights Booksellers & Publishers
Ithuriel's Spear celebrates new releases from Hilton Obenzinger and Tony Robles (poetry), and Richard Schwarzenberger (short stories) and special guest appearance by Sin Sorocco...   More info

A Dyke, a Pervert, and a Transwoman Walk into a Bookstore

11 Dec 19:00 - 20:00 11 Dec 19:00 - 20:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Dog Eared Books Castro Dog Eared Books Castro
Authors Deb Busman, Jordy Jones, and Natasha Dennerstein read from their recent works...   More info

Contemporary World Fiction: Celebrating Emerging Local Voices

11 Dec 19:30 - 21:00 11 Dec 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Come hear MFA students from San Francisco State University as they share exciting new works developed in the course Contemporary World Fiction, with Carolina De Robertis. By...   More info

Holiday Shopping Night at The Bindery

12 Dec 18:00 - 22:00 12 Dec 18:00 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Join us at The Bindery for Holiday Shopping Nights this December! On the 12th and the 19th from 6-10PM, we invite you to come warm up our new space. We'll stock up on all...   More info

Daniel Ellsberg: The Doomsday Machine

12 Dec 18:30 - 19:30 12 Dec 18:30 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Commonwealth Club of California Commonwealth Club of California
Daniel Ellsberg, Senior Fellow, the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation; Author, The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner In Conversation with Dr. Gloria Duffy...   More info

Eugenio F. Granell Tribute

12 Dec 19:00 - 20:30 12 Dec 19:00 - 20:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
City Lights Booksellers & Publishers City Lights Booksellers & Publishers
David Coulter and Garett Caples celebrate the release of The Novel of the Tupinamba Indian (City Lights Books) by Eugenio F. Granell. Written by Galician surrealist artist and...   More info

Menorah Lighting with Congregation Emanu-El at Laurel Village

13 Dec 18:00 - 19:00 13 Dec 18:00 - 19:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Books Inc. Laurel Village Books Inc. Laurel Village
Join us and Congregation Emanu-El at Books Inc. Laurel Village for a Chanukah Pop Up Menorah Lighting with music...   More info

Matthew McIntosh

13 Dec 19:00 - 20:30 13 Dec 19:00 - 20:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
City Lights Booksellers & Publishers City Lights Booksellers & Publishers
Matthew McIntosh celebrates the release of theMystery.doc (Grove Press). Funny, highly inventive, and deeply moving, theMystery.doc is a vast, shape-shifting literary novel that...   More info

State Bird Provisions Happy Hour

14 Dec 18:00 - 19:30 14 Dec 18:00 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
Please join us on Thursday, December 14th at 6:00pm for a very special Happy Hour with State Bird Provisions chefs/owners Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski in celebration of the...   More info

Michael Hardt in conversation with Joshua Clover

14 Dec 19:00 - 20:30 14 Dec 19:00 - 20:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
City Lights Booksellers & Publishers City Lights Booksellers & Publishers
Michael Hardt and Joshua Clover discuss the subject of Hardt and Antonio Negri's new book Assembly (Oxford University Press). With the rise of right-wing political parties in...   More info

Along for the Ride

15 Dec 19:00 - 21 Dec 20:34 15 Dec 19:00 - 21 Dec 20:34 - San Francisco San Francisco
Roxie Theater Roxie Theater
Method actor, filmmaker, art collector, and all-American madman the many sides of Dennis Hopper are explored in Nick Ebeling’s remarkable documentary, which draws heavily from the...   More info

True Romance (35mm)

16 Dec 21:00 - 23:00 16 Dec 21:00 - 23:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Roxie Theater Roxie Theater
Part of Along for the Ride: A Dennis Hopper Tribute! The indisputable highlight of Tony Scott’s romantic crime thriller is Hopper’s grandstanding tête à tête with Christopher...   More info

Nidhi Chanani Signing Pashmina!

17 Dec 11:00 - 12:00 17 Dec 11:00 - 12:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Comix Experience Comix Experience
We're very, very happy to announce that Nidhi Chanani will be here on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 11AM to sign her fantastic new, all-ages graphic novel PASHMINA. Our Graphic...   More info

Holiday Shopping Nights at The Bindery

19 Dec 18:00 - 22:00 19 Dec 18:00 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Join us at The Bindery for Holiday Shopping Nights this December! On the 12th and the 19th from 6-10PM, we invite you to come warm up our new space. We'll stock up on all...   More info

Restorative Workshop : New Years Day

01 Jan 13:30 - 16:30 01 Jan 13:30 - 16:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Mindful Body The Mindful Body
Check in with yourself, reset your body, mind, goals and spirit. Emerge restored, renewed, rejuvenated. The practice of restorative yoga is truly a surrender to the truths...   More info

Page Views book club: 'Gods in Color'

05 Jan 11:00 - 12:30 05 Jan 11:00 - 12:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Legion of Honor Museum Legion of Honor Museum
We’ll be tickled pink if you join us for the next Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Page Views book club meetup. Page Views will discuss 'Color: A Natural History of the Palette...   More info

January New Member Meeting

07 Jan 14:00 - 16:00 07 Jan 14:00 - 16:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Alley Cat Books Alley Cat Books
Welcome to all members and people who are just curious about DSA. Learn about upcoming events and learn how to plug in to new and ongoing projects...   More info

Colin Winnette / The Job of the Wasp

09 Jan 19:30 - 21:00 09 Jan 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
It's a classic setup for a scary story: A boy arrives at an orphanage; the headmaster acts strangely; the other children can't seem to be trusted. But as people go missing and...   More info

Chloe Benjamin: The Immortalists

09 Jan 19:30 - 21:00 09 Jan 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
Chloe Benjamin discusses her new novel, The Immortalists. Praise for The Immortalists Chloe Benjamin’s The Immortalists is the very best kind of literary thriller, its...   More info

Shipwreck Presents: Watchmen

11 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 11 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Booksmith The Booksmith
Are you tired of Earth? These People? Are you tired of being caught in the tangle of their lives? Don't move to the moon just yet: Shipwreck is finally doing Watchmen in San...   More info

Bookswap at The Bindery

11 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 11 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Bookswap at The Bindery: Anti-Resolution Edition We hate resolutions as much as you do, so we invite you to bring a book about indulgence (or, really, any book you love). We'll...   More info

Nov 1 deposit deadline Tea Cozy Mysteries NorCal tea jaunt 2018

13 Jan 10:00 - 14 Jan 17:00 13 Jan 10:00 - 14 Jan 17:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
San Francisco, California San Francisco, California
Walk in the footsteps of The Tea Cozy Mysteries girls Penelope and Zara during a whirlwind tea trek to Pacific Grove and San Francisco. We'll stop not only at the best tea spots...   More info

A Christmas Story: The Musical | Nov. 22, 2017 – Jan. 13, 2018

13 Jan 20:00 - 23:00 13 Jan 20:00 - 23:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
San Francisco Playhouse San Francisco Playhouse
NOV 22, 2017 JAN 13, 2018 Tuesday Thursday at 7pm Friday at 8pm Saturday at 3pm & 8pm Select Sundays at 2pm Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Book by Joseph...   More info

Meet and Greet with Hannah Kaminsky of Real Food, Really Fast

16 Jan 11:00 - 13:00 16 Jan 11:00 - 13:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Nourish Cafe Nourish Cafe
Meet Nourish Cafe's very own Hannah Kaminsky as we celebrate the release of her fifth cookbook, Real Food, Really Fast! Although best known for her sweet contributions in the...   More info

Exploring Identity in Spanish California

17 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 17 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
California Historical Society California Historical Society
During the Spanish colonial period in California (then called Alta California), identities were challenged and overturned, and new ones were created. The rise and solidification...   More info

Leni Zumas / Red Clocks

18 Jan 19:30 - 21:00 18 Jan 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Booksmith The Booksmith
Life, liberty and property: for every embryo . This is the effect of the Personhood Amendment, passed by a new president with big ideas. Not only does the Personhood Amendment...   More info

Real Food, Really Fast Official Book Release Party

19 Jan 17:00 - 19:00 19 Jan 17:00 - 19:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Nourish Cafe Nourish Cafe
Meet Nourish Cafe's very own Hannah Kaminsky as we celebrate the release of her fifth cookbook, Real Food, Really Fast! Although best known for her sweet contributions in the...   More info

Dimuzio & Force•Fluorescent Grey•Gradient Fade

19 Jan 19:30 - 21:30 19 Jan 19:30 - 21:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Adobe Books & Arts Cooperative Adobe Books & Arts Cooperative
Thomas Dimuzio http:/www.thomasdimuzio.com/ Kris Force http:/krisforce.com/home.html Fluorescent Grey https:/fluorescent-grey.bandcamp.com/ Gradient Fade https:/gradientfade...   More info

Nidhi Chanani at Books Inc. Laurel Village

21 Jan 14:00 - 15:00 21 Jan 14:00 - 15:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Books Inc. Laurel Village Books Inc. Laurel Village
Local author and illustrator Nidhi Chanani shares her critically-acclaimed graphic novel, Pashmina. (Ages 9 ) In this heartwarming graphic novel debut, Nidhi Chanani weaves a tale...   More info

NYMBC Presents Sasha Alsberg & Lindsay Cummings

25 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 25 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Books Inc. Opera Plaza Books Inc. Opera Plaza
Not Your Mother's Book Club presents 1 New York Times bestselling author duo Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings in celebration of book one in their new action-packed sci-fi series...   More info

Raymond Caballero / Orozco

25 Jan 19:30 - 21:00 25 Jan 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Raymond Caballero visits The Bindery to present his new book Orozco: The Life and Death of a Mexican Revolutionary. Join us! On August 31, 1915, a Texas posse lynched five horse...   More info

Sandra Allen w/Esmé Weijun Wang / A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise

01 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 01 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Sandra Allen visist The Bindery to read from her first book, A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story about Schizophrenia. Joining her in conversation is Esmé Weijun Wang (The...   More info

Bob Ostertag / Fred Frith

03 Feb 20:00 - 22:00 03 Feb 20:00 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Lab The Lab
8:00pm Doors 8:30pm Sound $20 Guests $12 Members Member login: https:/thelab.z2systems.com/np/clients/thelab/login.jsp Guest registration: https:/thelab.z2systems.com/np/clients...   More info

Book Release Party with Zen Boyfriends Musical and Workshop

08 Feb 18:30 - 10 Feb 16:30 08 Feb 18:30 - 10 Feb 16:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS)
California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) Office of Alumni and Sounds True Present: Book Release Party and Daylong Workshop for Yoga & Psyche: Integrating the Paths of...   More info

Mariana Caplan - Book Release, Zen Boyfriends & more!

08 Feb 18:30 - 10 Feb 16:30 08 Feb 18:30 - 10 Feb 16:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
CIIS Alumni Association CIIS Alumni Association
Mariana Caplan: Book Release Party with Zen Boyfriends Musical and Daylong Workshop CIIS Office of Alumni and Sounds True Present: Book Release Interactive Party for Yoga...   More info

Spoken word jazz ensemble COPUS at The Bindery

15 Feb 19:30 - 21:30 15 Feb 19:30 - 21:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Formed by renowned poet Royal Kent and ASCAP Award-winning composer Wendy Loomis, COPUS is a spoken word jazz ensemble that presents conscious lyrics intertwined with beautiful...   More info

Yasha Levine: Surveillance Valley

15 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 15 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
Yasha Levine discusses his new book Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet. About Surveillance Valley An investigative reporter unearths the true...   More info

Morgan Jerkins / This Will Be My Undoing

22 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 22 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Booksmith The Booksmith
Booksmith is thrilled to host Morgan Jerkins for This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America. Please join us! Jerkins...   More info

Willy Vlautin: Don't Skip Out on Me

22 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 22 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
Willy Vlautin discusses his new novel, Don't Skip Out on Me. Praise for Willy Vlautin Willy Vlautin is one of the bravest novelists writing... An unsentimental Steinbeck, a...   More info

Brittney Cooper / Eloquent Rage

01 Mar 19:30 - 21:00 01 Mar 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
The Booksmith is thrilled to welcome Brittney Cooper to The Bindery to read from and discuss Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower. Join us! In the tradition...   More info

Madame Nielsen: The Endless Summer

08 Mar 19:30 - 21:00 08 Mar 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
Madame Nielsen discusses their new novel, The Endless Summer. Sponsored by The Center for the Art of Translation. Praise for The Endless Summer The Endless Summer by Madame...   More info

Lee Bruno / Misfits, Merchants & Mayhem

08 Mar 19:30 - 21:00 08 Mar 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
The Booksmith is excited to host Lee Bruno presenting his new book, Misfits, Merchants & Mayhem: Tales from San Francisco's Historic Waterfront, 1849-1934 join us! The waterfront...   More info

Dmitri Matheny Group at Bird & Beckett San Francisco CA

07 Apr 19:30 - 23:00 07 Apr 19:30 - 23:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Bird & Beckett Books Bird & Beckett Books
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The Polar Adventures of a Rich American Dame" Author Talk

02 May 18:00 - 21:00 02 May 18:00 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
California Historical Society California Historical Society
A presentation about the extraordinary life of San Rafael-born polar explorer Louise Arner Boyd followed by a Q & A session and a book signing...   More info

The Polar Adventures of a Rich American Dame- Author Talk

03 May 12:00 - 13:00 03 May 12:00 - 13:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
A presentation about California-born female polar explorer Louise Arner Boyd and a discussion about her new biography, The Polar Adventures of a Rich American Dame A Life of...   More info


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