Start: 6:00 pm
The Dark ($16.99) is a book for kids (and for big, big kids) who appreciate the wicked wit of Lemony Snicket and the artistry of Jon Klassen. The dark lives in the same house as Laszlo. Mostly, though, the dark stays in the basementand doesn’t come into Lazslo’s room. But one night, it does. ... Lemony Snicket (who sometimes answers to the name of Daniel Handler) is the author of the phenomenally successful A Series of Unfortunate Events. Jon Klassen just won the 2013 Caldecott Medal for his illustrations.
Start: 6:00 pm
Co-sponsored by CUESA and Institute at the Golden GateFerry Building • Commission Board Room$5 donation requestedClick here to RSVP Physician and author of The Jungle Effect, Daphne Miller had long suspected that farming and medicine were intimately linked. The product of her research is Farmacology: What Innovative Family Farming Can Teach Us About Health and Healing ($27.99).
Start: 7:00 pm
Barbara Rose Booker presents The Viagra Diaries ($15.00), soon to be an HBO series! Anny Applebaum is sixty-five and she wants fame, fortune, sex and undying love. She writes “The Viagra Diaries,” a San Francisco weekly column researching love after sixty. She places ads on Internet singles sites and interviews men over sixty, all in search of an answer to the question: is love possible in the Viagra generation?Barbara Rose Brooker is currently a teacher at San Francisco State University with an MFA in creative writing. She has appeared on the Today show and The Talk and has been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Huffington Post, and more. See Barbara discuss her book with Kathie Lee and Hoda:http://www.today.com/video/today/51660870#51660870