Start: 8:30 am
End: 10:15 am
8 Tues., Oct. 1-Nov. 19 • 8:30-10:15am • $250 Wendy Walsh has a Ph.D. in Italian Literature from UCB. She has been teaching Italian language, literature, and cooking since 1979, and leads a yearly Language Study Tour Program to Italy. Buy a panino in the cafe and join Wendy before or after your class for informal Italian conversation.
Start: 7:00 pm
Traveling Sprinkler ($26.95) is a new novel by bestselling author Nicholson Baker. Readers are reintroduced to feckless but hopeful hero Paul Chowder, whose struggle to get his life together is reflected in his steadfast desire to write a pop song, or a protest song, or both at once.Nicholson Baker is the author of nine novels, including The Anthologist, Vox, and The Fermata, and five works of nonfiction, including Human Smoke and Double Fold (winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award). He lives in Maine with his family.