Nick Harkaway - Gnomon (in conversation with Robin Sloan)

18 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 18 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Bookshop West Portal Bookshop West Portal
We are pleased to welcome Nick Harkaway for his brilliant new novel, Gnomon. He will be joined in conversation with Robin Sloan (Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, Sourdough). A...   More info

Spring Series: Names and Identity through a Sephardi lens

18 Jan 19:00 - 08 Apr 21:00 18 Jan 19:00 - 08 Apr 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Spring Series: Identity and Social Justice through Mizrahi Texts Join us for the first session of a 4-part micro-course on Jewish thought with author and educator Tamar Zaken...   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

BLACK BOLT Signing with Saladin Ahmed

19 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 19 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Comix Experience Comix Experience
We're very, very excited to tell you that Saladin Ahmed (Throne of the Crescent Moon) will be at Comix Experience on January 19th signing his hit Marvel series, BLACK BOLT! The...   More info

A.E. Conran at the Bookworms Middle Reader Book Club

19 Jan 18:00 - 19:15 19 Jan 18:00 - 19:15 - San Francisco San Francisco
Folio Books San Francisco Folio Books San Francisco
Our middle reader book group (ages 8 12) meets the 3rd Friday of every month for pizza and bookish activities. This month, author A.E. Conran will be presenting her stirring...   More info

Paul Dobleman / American Outlaw

19 Jan 19:00 - 23:00 19 Jan 19:00 - 23:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Booksmith is excited to present a special evening with Paul Dobleman as he opens his gallery show American Outlaw. Please join us at The Bindery! Tattooing was found in ancient...   More info

Premiere Viewing: The Assassination of Gianni Versace

19 Jan 19:30 - 20:30 19 Jan 19:30 - 20:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Academy SF The Academy SF
Join us starting Fri, Jan 19 for the premiere of the series, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story and each subsequent week as we explore the murder of...   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

Friday Night Play Party at 442

19 Jan 21:00 - 20 Jan 04:00 19 Jan 21:00 - 20 Jan 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

New Year, New You

20 Jan 09:00 - 12:00 20 Jan 09:00 - 12:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Bloomingdale's Bloomingdale's
Get a fresh start to the New Year with a new skincare and makeup routine. Visit cosmetics and meet the beauty experts who can show you an updated look and create a customized...   More info

Writing & Publishing Children's Books

20 Jan 10:00 - 13:00 20 Jan 10:00 - 13:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
SF Creative Writing Institute SF Creative Writing Institute
Instructor: Ying Chang Compestine The San Francisco Creative Writing Institute presents an opportunity to explore the exciting and creative world of children’s books in this...   More info

Follow Your Dreams-Build a Successful Creative Career

20 Jan 14:30 - 16:30 20 Jan 14:30 - 16:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
SF Creative Writing Institute SF Creative Writing Institute
Instructor: Ying Chang Compestine Saturday January 20, 2018 2:30-4:30pm If you are considering entering the creative world, this lecture will teach you the important aspects...   More info

Drawing Sound: Fred Frith & Heike Liss

20 Jan 16:00 - 17:00 20 Jan 16:00 - 17:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Adobe Books & Arts Cooperative Adobe Books & Arts Cooperative
DRAWING SOUND Fred Frith (electric guitar) Heike Liss (live visuals) January 20, 2018 4 pm, Adobe Bookshop, San Francisco Over the last twenty years, improviser and composer...   More info

Ulises Fariñas and Erick Freitas Signing!

21 Jan 11:00 - 12:00 21 Jan 11:00 - 12:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Comix Experience Comix Experience
We're thrilled to announce that on January 21st at 11AM, co-writers Ulises Farinas and Erick Freitas will be here at Comix Experience to sign their new all-ages graphic novel...   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

Meet A Typer

21 Jan 15:00 - 17:00 21 Jan 15:00 - 17:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Come try your two hands at a mechanical writing machine from the last century! Fun times and cool people converge. MEET A TYPER Do one thing in one direction. You print as you...   More info

Antique Vibrator Museum Docent Tour

21 Jan 15:00 - 16:00 21 Jan 15:00 - 16:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Good Vibrations Polk St. Store Good Vibrations Polk St. Store
A monthly FREE tour of San Francisco's most unique museum! Your great-great-grandmother might have owned a vibrator, and the fascinating story of our favorite household helper is...   More info

Adobe Books Reading

21 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 21 Jan 18:30 - 20:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Adobe Books Backroom Gallery Adobe Books Backroom Gallery
Come to a fun reading of newly published work by local writers hosted by Adobe Books. Readers Bios below: Shauna Hannibal is the author of Hannibal (Forklift Books, 2017), her...   More info

SOLO SHOW "New Works from the Leaves Series"

22 Jan 10:00 - 11 Feb 20:00 22 Jan 10:00 - 11 Feb 20:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Kinokuniya San Francisco Kinokuniya San Francisco
My Solo Show is set just right before the Valentine's Day, 2018! New images and more info. will be posted here so please stay tuned! February 10 (Sat) & 11 (Sun), 12PM-6PM...   More info

The 1st Red Century: SF Jacobin Reading Group January Meeting

22 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 22 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Alley Cat Books Alley Cat Books
Join us to discuss the new issue of Jacobin that recently dropped. One hundred years after the October Revolution, we take an important look at the legacy of 1917 and the Left...   More info

Bay Area Generations #53: A reading series for the ages.

22 Jan 19:30 - 21:00 22 Jan 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Bay Area Generations Show 53 Monday, January 22, 2017 READERS A literary salon featuring a curated selection of San Francisco Bay Area poets, writers and storytellers, and...   More info

Judgment Detox Book Launch in San Francisco

22 Jan 19:30 - 21:30 22 Jan 19:30 - 21:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Grace Cathedral, San Francisco Grace Cathedral, San Francisco
This intimate live event will get you started on your Judgment Detox journey in a unique and immersive way. Here’s what you can expect: -I’ll give a talk on Judgment Detox and...   More info

Blaire Briody: The New Wild West

23 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 23 Jan 18:00 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Book Passage Book Passage
Written in the vein of Ted Conover and Jon Krakauer, using a mix of first-person adventure and cultural analysis, The New Wild West is the definitive account of what’s happening...   More info

Jon Golinger - Saving San Francisco's Heart

23 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 23 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Bookshop West Portal Bookshop West Portal
The first book published by Bay Guardian Books is an action manual for the resistance by longtime San Francisco public interest advocate & attorney Jon Golinger. Saving San...   More info

Chitra Agrawal with Nik Sharma • Vibrant India

24 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 24 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Omnivore Books Omnivore Books
Chitra Agrawal in conversation with Nik Sharma Vibrant India: Fresh Vegetarian Recipes from Bangalore to Brooklyn FREE! Lifelong vegetarian and chef Chitra Agrawal takes you on...   More info

Niall Ferguson: Politics, Power and Networks

24 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 24 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Marines' Memorial Theatre Marines' Memorial Theatre
Niall Ferguson, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution; Author, The Square and the Tower: Networks, Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook From his views of Islam in the West to his...   More info

Where the Waves Bloom; an eve of conversation and film

24 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 24 Jan 19:00 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Black Bird Bookstore Black Bird Bookstore
We are pleased to be able to bring together two very special guests Jaimal Yogis and Wallace J Nichols for a conversation about water, culture and connection. We will also be...   More info

New Translations of Serge and Cernuda

24 Jan 19:00 - 20:30 24 Jan 19:00 - 20:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Green Arcade Books Ideas Goods The Green Arcade Books Ideas Goods
Victor Serge (1890-1947) played many parts, as he recounts in his indelible Memoirs of a Revolutionary. The son of anti-czarist exiles in Brussels, Serge was a young anarchist in...   More info

TypeThursday San Francisco – January

25 Jan 18:00 - 21:00 25 Jan 18:00 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
San Francisco Center for the Book San Francisco Center for the Book
Crit club Drinks Fun, in San Francisco. TypeThursdaySF is a monthly gathering based around the discussion of letterform projects of all shapes and sizes. As well as a place...   More info

Jonathan Kauffman, Hippie Food

25 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 25 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Omnivore Books Omnivore Books
Jonathan Kauffman. Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat FREE! Food writer Jonathan Kauffman journeys back more than half a...   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

YA NovCon Kick Off!

26 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 26 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Books Inc. Opera Plaza Books Inc. Opera Plaza
Not Your Mother's Book Club happily presents another great panel as a kick-off event for YANovCon! Joining us for this fun event will be Gretchen McNeil, author of I'm Not Your...   More info

Friday Night Play Party at 442

26 Jan 21:00 - 27 Jan 04:00 26 Jan 21:00 - 27 Jan 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

Dave Eggers and Mokhtar Alkhanshali / The Monk of Mokha

27 Jan 11:00 - 13:00 27 Jan 11:00 - 13:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Dave Eggers and Mokhtar Alkhanshali, the subject of Dave’s new book, The Monk of Mokha, will be stopping by The Bindery as a part of their book mobile tour of the Bay Area, in...   More info

Dave Eggers & Mokhtar Alkhanshali Bookmobile Tour

27 Jan 14:00 - 16:00 27 Jan 14:00 - 16:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
Dave Eggers and Mokhtar Alkhanshali, the subject of Dave’s new book, THE MONK OF MOKHA, will be stopping by Green Apple Books on the Park on Saturday January 27th from 2:00pm to 4...   More info

Lori Rice • Food on Tap: Cooking with Craft Beer

27 Jan 15:00 - 16:00 27 Jan 15:00 - 16:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Omnivore Books Omnivore Books
Sat. Jan. 27 Lori Rice Food on Tap: Cooking with Craft Beer FREE! In the age of craft beer, the varieties seem endless. From floral IPAs to rich porters and stouts, and tart...   More info

Octava Noche Bohemia

27 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 27 Jan 18:00 - 20:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Alley Cat Books Alley Cat Books
Este 27 de Enero del 2018 rindamos tributo al Príncipe de las letras castellanas, Félix Rubén García Sarmiento. A 151 años de su nacimiento, 1867 2018 venga y hagamos honor al...   More info

The Lost Shapes at Bird & Beckett Books

27 Jan 19:30 - 22:00 27 Jan 19:30 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Bird & Beckett Books Bird & Beckett Books
Please join us as we perform all original avante-garde jazz, with an amazing line-up of Bay Area jazz luminaries...   More info

Dave Eggers - The Monk of Mokha

28 Jan 10:00 - 12:00 28 Jan 10:00 - 12:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Bookshop West Portal Bookshop West Portal
From the best-selling author of The Circle and What Is the What, a heart-pounding true story that weaves together the history of coffee, the struggles of everyday Yemenis living...   More info

Dave Eggers and Mokhtar Alkhanshali at Laurel Village

28 Jan 13:00 - 16:00 28 Jan 13:00 - 16:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Books Inc. Laurel Village Books Inc. Laurel Village
Dave Eggers and Mokhtar Alkhanshali, the subject of Dave’s new book, The Monk of Mokha, will be stopping by on January 28th at 1:00 PM as a part of their book mobile tour of the...   More info

Accountability Check-in Social

29 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 29 Jan 19:00 - 20:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Mission: Comics & Art Mission: Comics & Art
Join us in a fun accountability and progress check-in sharing the progress you've...   More info

Cynthia Graubart • Chicken: A Savor the South Cookbook

30 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 30 Jan 18:30 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Omnivore Books Omnivore Books
Cynthia Graubart Chicken: A Savor the South Cookbook FREE! While fried chicken may be the South's iconic dish, when it comes to southern foodways, there are a lot of ways to...   More info

Squid Dissection with Danna Staaf

30 Jan 19:30 - 21:00 30 Jan 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
In celebration of her new book Squid Empire: The Rise and Fall of the Cephalopods, Danna Staaf joins us for a discussion on cephalopods and an in-person squid dissection! Praise...   More info

Pearls Before Wine: community arts and theatre

30 Jan 19:30 - 21:04 30 Jan 19:30 - 21:04 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Welcome to Pearls Before Wine. Get ready for some community media arts and friendly humor! This is PBW’s first public performance’ and also world premiere of its first comedic...   More info

Conscious Recovery Lunch&Learn and Book Launch with TJ Woodward

31 Jan 12:00 - 14:00 31 Jan 12:00 - 14:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Foundations San Francisco Foundations San Francisco
Please join us for a very special Lunch and Learn event at Foundations San Francisco IOP, featuring spiritual author and addiction counselor TJ Woodward. Event will include light...   More info

On the Cusp: Resolutions Gone Wrong

31 Jan 19:30 - 21:30 31 Jan 19:30 - 21:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
A new nonfiction reading series based around the theme Moments of Change. The smaller and subtler these moments the better big, seemingly important life events can work (or not...   More info

James Syhabout & John Birdsall • Hawker Fare

01 Feb 18:30 - 19:30 01 Feb 18:30 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Omnivore Books Omnivore Books
James Syhabout & John Birdsall Hawker Fare: Stories & Recipes from a Refugee Chef's Isan Thai & Lao Roots FREE! James Syhabout’s hugely popular Hawker Fare restaurant in San...   More info

David Cay Johnston: Living in Trump's America

01 Feb 18:30 - 19:30 01 Feb 18:30 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Commonwealth Club of California Commonwealth Club of California
David Cay Johnston, Founder, DCReport.org; Author, It’s Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America ; Twitter @DavidCayJ While Twitter feuds and...   More info

Shipwreck presents: JANE EYRE

01 Feb 19:00 - 22:00 01 Feb 19:00 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Booksmith The Booksmith
Ah, the classic tale of girl meets boy, boy throws weeks-long house party, boy gets stabbed, boy proposes to girl, girl finds out boy is already married, girl refuses to be...   More info

Mike Spencer: Private Eye Confidential

01 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 01 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
Mike Spencer discusses his new book, Private Eye Confidential: Stories From a Real P.I. Praise for Private Eye Confidential Say good-bye to worn-out shamus cliches like...   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

Conditional Love w/ Andrew Brooks, Astrid Lorange & Alli Warren

02 Feb 19:00 - 22:00 02 Feb 19:00 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Alley Cat Books Alley Cat Books
SPD PRESENTS is a monthly reading series with the aim of fostering relationships between emerging writers and readers in our national small press community. ANDREW BROOKS is...   More info

Chaturanga + Shoulder Safety

03 Feb 13:30 - 16:30 03 Feb 13:30 - 16:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Shoulder Safe Yoga - By Dr. Paul Shoulder Safe Yoga - By Dr. Paul
Join shoulder surgeon Dr. Paul Roache, MD and certified yoga teacher as he presents this essential workshop for regular yoga practitioners, anatomy geeks, and ALL yoga teachers...   More info

Kyndra Holley and Suzanne Ryan • Craveable Keto and Simply Keto

03 Feb 15:00 - 16:00 03 Feb 15:00 - 16:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Omnivore Books Omnivore Books
Kyndra Holley & Suzanne Ryan Craveable Keto and Simply Keto FREE! It's a keto-palooza, with two highly respected keto authors taking the stage together at Omnivore. Kyndra...   More info

Winningest: Exhibition & Reception at Adobe Books

03 Feb 15:00 - 17:00 03 Feb 15:00 - 17:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Adobe Books Backroom Gallery Adobe Books Backroom Gallery
INCITE: Journal of Experimental Media presents Winningest January 23-February 6 (Reception February 3, 3-5pm) at Adobe Books Backroom Gallery Artists, Writers, and Featured...   More info

Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air Live with Michael Lewis

03 Feb 17:00 - 18:00 03 Feb 17:00 - 18:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Marines' Memorial Theatre Marines' Memorial Theatre
Larry Wilmore Host, Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air Moderator Michael Lewis, Best-Selling Author, The Undoing Project, Liar’s Poker, Moneyball, The Big Short, The Blind Side, and...   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

Nasty Women Poets Anthology launch

04 Feb 14:00 - 15:00 04 Feb 14:00 - 15:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Bird & Beckett Books Bird & Beckett Books
OPEN MIC for other Nasty Women Poets. Spirits and beverages provided...   More info

Magnolia with Mondo Soundtrack Release

04 Feb 19:00 - 22:00 04 Feb 19:00 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Alamo Drafthouse San Francisco Alamo Drafthouse San Francisco
Screens on 35mm! New Triple LP Mondo Soundtrack available at check out! They're mad if you don't put enough heart in your movie, and they're really mad if you put too much heart...   More info

David Frum: The Corruption of American Democracy

05 Feb 12:00 - 13:00 05 Feb 12:00 - 13:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Commonwealth Club of California Commonwealth Club of California
David Frum, Senior Editor, The Atlantic; Author, Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic ; Twitter @davidfrum While much of the country has been focused on the Trump...   More info

Game Night: Star Wars Trivial Pursuit Round 2

05 Feb 18:00 - 20:30 05 Feb 18:00 - 20:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Mission: Comics & Art Mission: Comics & Art
Get your Star Wars trivia on with us! We'll be starting at 6, but latecomers are welcome to join This Star Wars the Black Series edition of the Trivial Pursuit game gives...   More info

Live Podcast with Scriptnotes host John August

05 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 05 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Booksmith The Booksmith
Booksmith is thrilled to host screenwriter and Scriptnotes host John August for a live podcast recording! John will be discussing screenwriting and his debut children's book...   More info

How to Fix the Future: Learning from Past Revolutions

06 Feb 18:00 - 19:15 06 Feb 18:00 - 19:15 - San Francisco San Francisco
Commonwealth Club of California Commonwealth Club of California
Andrew Keen, Author, How to Fix the Future In his new book, How to Fix the Future, Andrew Keen focuses on what we can do to prevent the Internet from further damaging our...   More info

Jessica Graham w/ Dixie De La Tour / Good Sex

06 Feb 20:00 - 22:00 06 Feb 20:00 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
The Bindery is thrilled to celebrate the debut book of spiritual teacher, sex and intimacy guide, and author, Jessica Graham. Jessica will be reading from her new book, Good Sex...   More info

I Love You Comics Sale

07 Feb 00:00 - 13 Feb 20:00 07 Feb 00:00 - 13 Feb 20:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Mission: Comics & Art Mission: Comics & Art
I You Comics Sale! 25 OFF EVERYTHING IN THE STORE for a one full week! Graphic Novels Back Issues Art books Action Figures and Pop! Figures Artist Editions Games Excludes...   More info

Galentine's Day!

07 Feb 20:00 - 22:00 07 Feb 20:00 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Comix Experience Comix Experience
Comix Experience Ladies' Night Presents: GALENTINE'S DAY! What better way to celebrate Galentine's Day than with your favorite ladies who love comics! We'll being making...   More info

Timothy Leary: The Most Dangerous Man in America

08 Feb 18:00 - 19:15 08 Feb 18:00 - 19:15 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Commonwealth Club The Commonwealth Club
Bill Minutaglio, Co-Author, The Most Dangerous Man in America Steven Davis, Co-Author, The Most Dangerous Man in America This program is part of our Good Lit series...   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

Voices from Syria

09 Feb 12:00 - 13:15 09 Feb 12:00 - 13:15 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Commonwealth Club The Commonwealth Club
Wendy Pearlman, Specialist, Middle East Politics; Associate Professor, Northwestern University; Author, We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria Wendy Pearlman...   More info

Greg Pak Signing Mech Cadet Yu!

11 Feb 11:00 - 12:00 11 Feb 11:00 - 12:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Comix Experience Comix Experience
Big news! Greg Pak (PLANET HULK, WEAPON X) will be at Comix Experience on Sunday, February 11th, at 11AM to sign his new all-ages comic MECH CADET YU! Perfect for fans of Pacific...   More info

Journalist Steve Coll: How America Became Ensnared in Afghanistan

12 Feb 18:30 - 19:30 12 Feb 18:30 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Commonwealth Club The Commonwealth Club
Steve Coll, Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University; Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Author, Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in...   More info

Kim Steinhardt / The Edge

12 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 12 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Booksmith is excited to present Kim Steinhardt and The Edge: The Pressured Past and Precarious Future of California's Coast, which Kim co-wrote with Gary Griggs. Join us at The...   More info

NYMBC Presents Neal Shusterman at Books Inc. Opera Plaza

13 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 13 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Books Inc. Opera Plaza Books Inc. Opera Plaza
Not Your Mother's Book Club presents mulitple award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author Neal Shusterman in celebration of his spellbinding new book, Thunderhead. Rowan...   More info

Valentine's Day Romance

13 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 13 Feb 19:00 - 20:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Dog Eared Books Castro Dog Eared Books Castro
Authors Anna Pulley, Meg Elison, and Monica Nolan read romantic passages from their books in honor of Valentine's...   More info

The Bindery welcomes Mamrie Hart

13 Feb 19:00 - 22:00 13 Feb 19:00 - 22:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
The Bindery is excited to welcome Mamrie Hart to read from and sign her new essay collection, I've Got This Round. The first two hundred ticket-holders will get to meet and greet...   More info

Sonya Renee Taylor / The Body Is Not an Apology

13 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 13 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Booksmith The Booksmith
Booksmith is thrilled to present world-renowned activist and poet Sonya Renee Taylor as she launches The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love. A revolutionary...   More info

Anne Raeff book launch: Winter Kept Us Warm

13 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 13 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
Anne Raeff in conversation with Lori Ostlund about the release of her new novel, Winter Kept Us Warm. About Winter Kept Us Warm A bold and haunting novel that sets love against...   More info

Steve Hoffman presents his new book: "Make Elephants Fly"

15 Feb 18:00 - 20:00 15 Feb 18:00 - 20:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Startup Basecamp Co-living Startup Basecamp Co-living
Join us at Startup Basecamp for the launch of Steve Hoffman's new book Make Elephants Fly: The Process of Radical Innovation! Everyone thinks it's easy to get rich in Silicon...   More info

Misfits, Merchants, and Mayhem- A Book Talk with Lee Bruno

15 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 15 Feb 18:00 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
California Historical Society California Historical Society
Learn about the San Francisco waterfront from the author of Panorama: Tales from San Francisco's 1915 Pan-Pacific International Exposition. He will share stories and read from his...   More info

Historian Max Boot: Was The Vietnam War Avoidable?

15 Feb 18:30 - 19:30 15 Feb 18:30 - 19:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Commonwealth Club The Commonwealth Club
Max Boot, Senior Fellow, the Council on Foreign Relations; Author, The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam; Twitter @MaxBoot Roy Eisenhardt...   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

Jasmin Darznik / Song of a Captive Bird

15 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 15 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Booksmith The Booksmith
Booksmith is thrilled to host the author of The Good Daughter, Jasmin Darznik, as she launches her novel Song of a Captive Bird. Join us! Remember the flight, for the bird is...   More info

Comics & Conversation Book Group

15 Feb 20:00 - 15 Mar 21:30 15 Feb 20:00 - 15 Mar 21:30 - San Francisco San Francisco
Mission: Comics & Art Mission: Comics & Art
Bring in ANY graphic novel that you've recently read and be prepared to talk about it! What did you like? What did you hate? Would you recommend it? Snacks! Drinks! Fun times...   More info

Sourcing Movement for Aerialists with Shannon Gray

17 Feb 17:00 - 24 Feb 19:00 17 Feb 17:00 - 24 Feb 19:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Aerial Artique Aerial Artique
Sourcing movement is a workshop based on the assumption that there is a unique, creative current that flows through each individual, waiting to be accessed and expressed. This...   More info

Francisco Cantu with R.O. Kwon: The Line Becomes a River

19 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 19 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
Francisco Cantú discusses his new book, The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border with R.O. Kwon. Praise for The Line Becomes a River Cantú’s story, and intelligent...   More info

Obi Kaufmann: The California Field Atlas

20 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 20 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
Obi Kaufmann discusses and signs The California Field Atlas. About The California Field Atlas This lavishly illustrated atlas takes readers off the beaten path and outside...   More info

David Neiwert / Alt America: The Rise of the Radical Right…

21 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 21 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
The Bindery The Bindery
Just as Donald Trump's victorious campaign for the US presidency shocked the world, the seemingly sudden national prominence of white supremacists, xenophobes, militia leaders...   More info

Harlem of the West Talk

22 Feb 18:00 - 20:00 22 Feb 18:00 - 20:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
California Historical Society California Historical Society
Join California Historical Society (CHS) and the authors of the powerful project, The Harlem of the West San Francisco Project. They will share it through a presentation of images...   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

Roseann Lake: Leftover in China

23 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 23 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
Roseann Lake discusses her new book, Leftover in China: The Women Shaping The World's Next Superpower. Praise for Leftover in China If you think dating in twenty-first-century...   More info

Isa Gucciardi: Meditating Your Way Through Chaos

26 Feb 12:00 - 13:00 26 Feb 12:00 - 13:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Commonwealth Club of California Commonwealth Club of California
Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., Founding Director, Foundation of the Sacred Stream; Author, Coming to Peace: Resolving Conflict Within Ourselves and with Others Whether it comes in the...   More info

Myriam Gurba: Mean

26 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 26 Feb 19:30 - 21:00 - San Francisco San Francisco
Green Apple Books on the Park Green Apple Books on the Park
Myriam Gurba discusses her new memoir, Mean. Praise for Mean I am such a gigantic fan of Myriam Gurba. Her voice is an alchemy of queer magic, feminist wildness, and...   More info


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