Complete Calendar of Upcoming Events for 2017

Although we make every effort to ensure that the information below is accurate, occasionally dates and times may change. We always recommend calling ahead to confirm. Please note that all events, unless otherwise noted, take place at 3 Railroad Avenue (next to Starbucks!) in downtown Danville. Our phone number is (925) 837-7337.

June 2017

6/6  On Tuesday, 6 June 2017 at 7 PM we welcome memoirist Thad Carhart back to Rakestraw Books as we celebrate the paperback publication of his childhood memoir, Finding Fontainebleu: An American Boy in France. Please call us at (925) 837-7337 to make reservations.

6/22  On Thursday, 22 June 2017 at 7 PM we are presenting a special evening event with bestselling author (and longtime Rakestraw favorite!) Colm Toibin in celebration of his new book, House of Names. We are delighted, too, to invite you to special wine-and-cheese reception with Colm at 6:15 PM.

6/30  On Friday, 30 June 2017 at 7 PM we are presenting a special evening dinner event with bestselling author Nina George in celebration of her new book, Little French Bistro. Tickets (including dinner!) are $30/person or $45/couple.

August 2017

8/3  On Thursday, 3 August 2017 at 7 PM we are presenting a special evening event with debut author Forrest Leo. The Gentleman -- one of our biggest hits of 2016 -- will be newly published in paperback. Details to follow.

8/10  On Thursday, 10 August 2017 at 7 PM we are presenting a special evening event with bestselling author (and longtime Rakestraw favorite!) Andrew Sean Greer in celebration of his new book, Less. Details to follow.