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Complete Calendar of Upcoming Events for 2021

UPDATE: Until further notice all of our author visits will be virtual. Adult events -- Rakestraw Books "Live at Home!" -- will be broadcast via CrowdCast.io  and children's events -- Zoom for Kids -- will be presented via Zoom.us. Thanks for your support of these vibrant and worthwhile literary conversations. 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. Our phone number is (925) 837-7337.

June 2021

6/5 - We are thrilled to present a virtual visit with novelist Hannah Rothschild as we celebrate the paperback publication of House of Trelawney on Saturday, 5 June at 9 AM (PT). Details are here.

6/15 - We are thrilled to present a virtual event with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegría Hudes, and Jeremy McCarter for the release of In The Heights: Finding Home on Tuesday, 15 June at 5 PM (PT). Details are here.

6/23 - We are presenting a special Pride month virtual event -- in partnership with the Rossmoor LGBT Alliance -- with historian Eric Cervini for his book The Deviant's War on Wednesday, 23 June 2021 at 2 PM (PT). Details are here.

6/23 - We are thrilled to present a virtual visit with novelist Jonathan Evison for his new book Legends of the North Cascades on Wednesday, 23 June at 5 PM (PT). He will be in conversation with Jess Walter, author of The Cold Millions. Details are here.

6/30 - Join us as we welcome Congresswoman Madeleine Dean on Wednesday, 30 June 2021 at 5 PM (PT) as she discusses her memoir, Under Our Roof, with Congressman Eric Swalwell. Details are here.

July 2021

7/8 - We are presenting a special virtual event with debut novelist Miranda Cowley Heller for her novel The Paper Palace on Thursday, 8 July 2021 at 5 PM (PT). She will be joined in conversation by Helen Simonson, author of The Summer Before the War. Details are here.