Tag: author

Outer Sunset: A Novel

Outer Sunset is a deeply felt story about the intimate place where we revise, or live without, our dreams. Jim Finley—a recently retired English teacher living alone on the shifting edge of San Francisco—has been set,...

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Storytelling Showcase

Join us for an evening of laughter and storytelling! Local author and host of “The Moth,” Corey Rosen, returns to Mechanics’ Institute with storytellers and stand up comedians that have developed new material...

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A Left-Handed Woman: Essays

A Left-Handed Woman, Judith Thurman’s first book in 15 years, gathers many of her most beloved essays and profiles from The New Yorker, ranging across a variety of topics – from fashion, literature, and music, to history,...

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Alta Live: Author Jane Smiley

Jane Smiley fans, get excited! The Pulitzer Prize–winning author’s forthcoming book, The Questions that Matter Most: Reading, Writing, and the Exercise of Freedom, explores a number of provocations around class, race, and gender...

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