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February Literary and Author Events

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Viet Thanh Nguyen discussing his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Sympathizer and his new short story collection, The Refugees
Thursday, February 2, 2017 – 7:30pm
Nourse Theatre, 275 Hayes St.
San Francisco, CA
Tickets here.


Three new voices in YA literature–Simon Curtis, SJ Kincaid, and Erin Summerill–in conversation with Evelyn Skye.
Friday, February 3, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
RSVP here.
Boy Robot by Simon CurtisThe Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid Ever the Hunted by Erin Summerill


The Meaning of Michelle, edited by Veronica Chambers Reporter Julie Makinen and Senior Director of Content Partnerships at Getty Images Elodie Mailliet join Veronica Chambers to discuss her book The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – 7:00pm
Books Inc.
74 Town & Country Village
Palo Alto, CA
More information here.


The Nature of Reality: B. Alan Wallace, a world-renowned author and Buddhist scholar, and Sean Carroll, a theoretical physicist and best-selling author, discuss the nature of reality from both spiritual and scientific viewpoints. Mediated by theoretical physicist and author Marcelo Gleiser, director of Dartmouth’s Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Engagement.
Thursday, February 9, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes St
San Francisco, CA
Tickets and more information.


 The Burning World by Isaac Marion Isaac Marion, author of Warm Bodies celebrates the release of the new sequel The Burning World with S.G. Browne, author of BreathersLess Than Hero, and more.
Thursday, February 9, 2017 –  RSVP here.


Kristin Elizabeth Clark, Tim Floreen, MG Hennessey, and Brie Spangler talk LGBTQ Titles
Friday, February 10, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA
RSVP here.
LGBTQIA Pride flag


 The Playbook by Kwame Alexander
Kwame Alexander, The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life
Friday, February 17, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA
RSVP here.


Roxanne Gay, author of Difficult Women, in conversation with Anna Sale
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 – 7:30pm
Nourse Theatre
275 Hayes St
San Francisco, CA
Difficult Women by Roxanne Gay


A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab V.E. Schwab in conversation with Tara Sim about the final Shades of Magic book, A Conjuring of Light.
Friday, February 24, 2017 – 7:30pm
Kepler’s Books
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA
RSVP here.

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