Events

  • 09/18/2014 - 7:08pm
        Join The Booksmith in celebrating Litography's debut into literary society!   The evening's celebrations will include whimsical diversions, a delightful raffle of literary goodies, the sublime musical stylings of DJ Wam Bam Ashleyanne, and complimentary bookish beverages with every ticket. What is The Litography Project? We're so glad...
  • 09/20/2014 - 7:30pm
         Sarah Waters – three-time Booker Prize finalist, two-time Orange Prize finalist, winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year, and a Granta Best Young British Novelist award among many others – is celebrated for her richly drawn characters, propulsive storytelling, authentic period atmosphere, social acuity, and sophisticated romance. She’s built a...
  • 09/22/2014 - 7:30pm
       At a dive bar drug-hustling Emily Rosario is drinking whiskey and looking for an escape from her desperate lifestyle. When she is approached by a Russian businessman, she thinks she might have found her exit. A week later—drugged, disoriented, and wanted for robbery—Emily finds herself on the run for her life. A sharply drawn cast of characters—dirty cops, Russian drug dealers, Chinese black...
  • 09/24/2014 - 7:30pm
      The Booksmith Presents An Evening with David Mitchell in conversation with Adam Johnson   An elegant conjurer of interconnected tales, a genre-bending daredevil, and master prose stylist, David Mitchell—the prizewinning author of Cloud Atlas, Black Swan Green, and The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet—has become one of the leading literary voices of his generation. His hypnotic new novel...
  • 09/25/2014 - 6:00pm
    Meet novelist Alix Christie at the Bay Area site that inspired her childhood passion for metal type, the M & H foundry now run by Arion Press.  Before there was Zuckerberg there was Gutenberg. Alix Christie plunges us into the world of a more than 500-year-old technological revolution that bears some startling similarities to our own digital transformation. The year is 1450, and Peter...