Events

  • 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...
  • 09/25/2014 - 7:30pm
       Beginning in the middle of crisis, then accelerating through plots that grow stranger by the page, Naja Marie Aidt’s stories have a feel all their own. Though they are built around the common questions of sex, love, desire, and gender relations, Aidt pushes them into her own desperate, frantic realm. In one, a whore shows up unannounced at a man’s apartment, roosts in his living room, and...
  • 09/26/2014 - 6:30pm
        The whole truth… sings only — and all lovers are the song  - cummings ​ ​Just in time for Hardly Strictly, we're inviting music writer Gina Arnold to help us talk about music and literature. Bring a book that strikes a chord for you. You'll talk it up in small groups, swap it at the end, and leave with a different book. Or six.   You'll also get some swag, discounts at...
  • 09/30/2014 - 7:30pm
     Chris -- The $100 Startup, The Art of Noncomformity -- Guillebeau returns with a new talk and a new book!   One of the most common laments among people everywhere is how easy it is to feel that routine has taken over our lives. For all of us, it’s easy to look back over the past year and question what we really accomplished. Chris Guillebeau has never been “that guy.” Chris starts each...
  • 10/01/2014 - 7:30pm
          Activists, artists, crafty folks: join us for a feisty, moderated discussion with KIM WERKER (Make It Mighty Ugly), LEANE PRAIN (Strange Material), BETSY GREER (Craftivism), and moderator RENA TAM (founder of Makeshift Society)  RENA TOM is the founder of Makeshift Society, a co working space that offers camaraderie and shared resources to creative freelancers, independent...