Among Bay Area bookstores, Book Passage in Corte Madera has one of the most active schedules going of author events, readings, classes and other literary happenings. In fact, it’s not uncommon for more than one or two author talks to take place at the store on just about any given day. Additionally, many of these events have a local connection. Looking at the week, here are three events Patch.com readers won’t want to miss.
Cara Black reads from Murder at the Lanterne Rouge
-- Wednesday, March 7 at 7:00 pm
Cara Black is the author of eleven previous books in the Aimée Leduc series, all of which are available from Soho Crime. She's a San Francisco Library Laureate, and a Macavity and three-time Anthony award-nominee. Black lives in the Noe Valley neighborhood of San Francisco with her husband and son, and visits Paris frequently.
Richard Blair discusses California Dreaming
-- Friday, March 9 at 7:00 pm
Richard Blair got an early start in landscape photography when he was park photographer in Yosemite in the early 1970’s. Since then he has explored the state extensively and recorded his travels with large format photography. His work was included recently in an exhibit on Bali at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.
Carol Edgarian reads from Three Stages of Amazement
-- Saturday, March 10 at 11:00 am
Carol Edgarian is the author of the bestselling novel Rise the Euphrates and co-editor of The Writer's Life: Intimate Thoughts on Work, Love, Inspiration, and Fame. She is the co-founder, editor, and publisher of Narrative, an online literary magazine she runs with her husband, writer Tom Jenks. They live in San Francisco.
MORE INFO: Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., in Corte Madera. Call (415) 927-0960 or visit www.bookpassage.com for details.