Sunday, Nov. 10
Frances Caballo, "How to Effectively Manage Your Author Platform in 30 Minutes a Day," 3 p.m., Flamingo Hotel, 2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. More information, www.redwoodwriters.org.
Monday, Nov. 11
Wally Lamb, "We Are Water," 7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. (415) 927-0960, bookpassage.com.
Tuesday, Nov. 12
Robin Sloan, "Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore," 6 p.m., Hopmonk Tavern Sebastopol, 230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol, Info, copperfieldsbooks.com.
Martin Cruz Smith, "Tatiana," 7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. (415) 927-0960, bookpassage.com.
Wednesday, Nov. 13
David Sedaris, "Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls," 8 p.m., Marin Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael. Info, (415) 927-0960, bookpassage.com.
Thursday, Nov. 14
Why There Are Words Literary Reading Series, 7:30 p.m. Poets Harriet Scott Chessman, Jasmin Darznik, Khanisha Foster, Anne Germanacos, Daniel Hoyt, Tung-Hui Hu, Valerie Miner, Toni Piccinini and Susanna Solomon. Studio 333, 333 Caledonia St., Info, whytherearewords.com.
Friday, Nov. 15
Katy Butler, "What Broke My Father's Heart: How a Pacemaker Wrecked Our Family's Life," 7 p.m., Weill Hall, Sonoma State University, 1801 E Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park. Info, 664-3919, email@example.com.
Saturday, Nov. 16
Tellebration, 7 p.m., Diane Ferlatte, Kenneth Foster, Cal Johnson, and Liz Nichols perform. Glaser Center, 547 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa. Free, donations appreciated. Contact Kenneth Foster at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-0655 for information.
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