Monday May 6th
Kevin Powers -- The Yellow Birds
Event: Author Kevin Powers shares from his new book, Yellow Birds.
Venezuela in the Post Chávez Era
Event: Rory Carroll, US West Coast Bureau Chief for The Guardian, will be speaking about his new book -- Comandante: Inside Hugo Chavez's Venezuela.
Tuesday May 7th
Mark Bittman -- Vb6
Event: Author Mark Bittman, famous for his How to Cook Everything books, comes to share his experience on becoming a vegan and getting healthy.
Word/Play: Shenanigans of the Highest Brow
Event: Put your literary knowledge to good use in this fun game. Panelists this month include Esther Inglis-Arkell, Colin Winnette, Jenni Holm, Pireeni Sundaralingam, Isaac Fitzgerald, and Phil Cousineau.
Wednesday May 8th
Literary Luncheon: Rita Moreno - Rita Moreno: A Memoir
Event: Come and hear Tony, Emmy, Grammy, and Oscar award-winner, Rita Moreno, discuss her memoir. She will be telling stories from her journey -- from a young Puerto Rican girl to the silver screen.
Celebrate Michelle Tea's Latest Book
Event: Join McSweeny's in celebrating the release of Michelle Tea's first young adult novel! There will be a lot of fun food and activities.
Thursday May 9th
Jeremy Scahill's War on War
Event: Jeremy Scahill, reporter for The Nation, discusses his new book Dirty Wars.
Bubbles & Bivalves with Andrew Beahrs
Event: Andrew Beahrs, author of Twain's Feast: Searching for America's Lost Foods in the Footsteps of Samuel Clemens, will be joining Aquarium of the Bay in a fundraising effort for The Watershed Project. Bubbles & Bivalves will also be featuring some of the best food and wine from the Bay Area.
Friday May 10th
James Kennedy at Books Inc. Laurel Village
Event: Meet author James Kennedy and listen to him share from his new book, The Order of Odd-Fish.
City Arts & Lectures Presents Fran Lebowitz
Event: Satirist Fran Lebowitz will be discussing her work in conversation with Steven Winn.
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Saturday May 11th
Jim Gaffigan signing -- Dad is Fat
Event: Author and comedian, Jim Gaffigan, will be sharing from his new book, Dad is Fat.
Josh Farrar -- A Song for Bijou
Event: Author Josh Farrar discusses his new book, A Song for Bijou.
Sunday May 12th -- Mother's Day!
Event: Author and comedian Marc Maron shares from his memoir, Attempting Normal.