Eric Holder Discusses ‘Our Unfinished March’ Among This Week’s Author Discussions – Marin Independent Journal

book conferences

Passage of the book: 51 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera; 415-927-0960; bookpassage.com. May 22: Poetry reading by Marin County students. 2 p.m. in person; May 22: Adrian McKinty discusses “The Island”. 4 p.m. in person; May 24: Catherine Newman discusses “What can I say? with Julie Lythcott Haims. 6 p.m. online; May 28: Barbara Quick discusses “What Disappears”. 4 p.m. in person; May 30: Diana Goetsch discusses “This Body I Wore” with Thomas Peele. 6 p.m. online; June 1: Eric Holder discusses “Our Unfinished Walk” with Jelani Cobb, in partnership with the Dominican University of California. 6 p.m. online. $35, book included. Register online; June 2: Emily May and Jorge Artega discuss “I’ve Got Your Back”. 5:30 p.m. online; June 4: Judy Gumbo discusses “Yippie Girl” with Steve Wasserman and Kris Welch. 1 p.m. in person; June 4: Lynne Kaufmann discusses “Divine Madness” with Phil Cousineau. 4 p.m. in person.

Clem Miller Environmental Education Center: Laguna Trailhead, Point Reyes Station; ptreyesbooks.com/event/coast-obi-kaufmann. May 28: Point Reyes Books and the Point Reyes National Seashore Association hold a rally and walk with Obi Kaufmann to celebrate the release of his new book, “The Coasts of California.” 11 a.m. in person. $100, book included. Register online. Limited places.

Mill Valley Public Library: 375 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley; 415-389-4292; millvalleylibrary.org. May 23: The Civic Minded Book Club discusses “San Fransicko: Why Progressives Ruin Cities” by Michael Shellenberger. 7 p.m. online. Register online; May 24: The World Literature Book Club discusses “The Passenger” by Ulrich A. Boschwitz. 7 p.m. online. Register online; June 7: The Classics Book Club discusses “The Girls of Slender Means” by Muriel Spark. 6:30 p.m. online. Register online.

Other talks

Corte Madera bookcase: 707 Meadowsweet Drive, Corte Madera; 415-924-3515; marinlibrary.org. May 23: The Alzheimer’s Association presents “Effective Communications Strategies”. 10 a.m. online. Register online.

Marin County Genealogical Society: maringensoc.org. May 26: Madeline Yanov discusses “Ancestral Road Trips Part II: West of the Mississippi.” 7 p.m. online. To access, email [email protected]

Sausalito City Hall Council Chambers: 420 Litho St., Sausalito; sausalitolibrary.org. June 2: Peter Robinson of KALW radio talks about “The Poets of Tin Pan Alley”. 7 p.m. in person.

Tomales Regional History Center: 26701 Highway 1, Tomales; tomaleshistory.com. May 22: Parks Educator Ellie Meulrath shares the stories behind many of the historic schools that dot our landscapes. 2 p.m. in person.

— Compiled by Colleen Bidwill

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