The Claremont Book Club will discuss Redeployment. Phil Klay's 2014 National Book Award-winning short story collection was described by Dexter Filkins in the NYT Review of Books as "hilarious, biting, whipsawing and sad... the best thing written so far on what the war did to people's souls'. We hope you can join us.
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In celebration of National Poetry Month, local poets Susan Cohen and Meryl Natchez present a look at Berkeley’s poetic legacy by celebrating some of its most iconic voices! Come hear readings of poems by Chana Bloch, Bob Hass, Louise Glück, Allen Ginsberg, and other luminaries who have called Berkeley home! See why our city could truly be called the Paris of America.
Celebrate National Library Week @Berkeley Public Library. Enjoy great events all week.
Author Robin Sloan comes to the North Branch Book Club to answer our questions about his first novel Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, already a modern classic. The book is a comic fantasy about literary obsession and the 21st Century tension between paper and pixels. It is a book to savor and this is a conversation that you won’t want to miss! Copies available to borrow at North Branch.