Frank Bruni discusses ‘The Beauty of Dusk’ among this week’s author talks – Marin Independent Journal

Book talks

Book Passage: 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera; 415-927-0960; bookpassage.com. March 16: San Rafael resident Rhys Bowen and her daughter, Clare Broyles, discuss “Wild Irish Rose” with Cara Black. 1 p.m. online; March 16: Roslyn Banish discusses “Focus on Abortion” with Dr. Uta Landy. 5:30 p.m. online; March 16: NoViolet Bulawayo discusses “Glory,” hosted by Skylight. 6 p.m. online; March 17: Carol Wallace discusses “Our Kind of People” with Lian Dolan. 1 p.m. online; March 17: Rachel Kushner discusses “The Hard Crowd” with Francisco Goldman. 5:30 p.m. online; March 19: Gigi Pandian discusses “Under Lock & Skeleton Key.” 1 pm in person; March 19: Silvia Vasquez-Lavado discusses “In the Shadow of a Mountain.” 4 pm in person; March 19: Azar Nafisi discusses “Read Dangerously” with Jacki Lyden. 4 p.m. online. $30. Register online; March 20: Maryles Casto discusses “A Hole in the Clouds” with Marin resident and Book Passage co-owner Elaine Petrocelli. 1 pm in person; March 20: Michael J. Coffino discusses “Truth is in the House” with Robert Stricker. 4 pm in person.

Dominican University of California: dominican.extendedsession.com. March 15: Nw York Times columnist Frank Bruni discusses “The Beauty of Dusk” with author Heather Havrilesky as part of the Spring 2022 Leadership Lecture Series presented by Dominican University of California in partnership with Book Passage. 5:30 p.m. online. $40. Register online.

Marin County Genealogical Society: maringensoc.org. March 14: Marin County Genealogical Society’s book club discusses “Finding Family” by Richard Hill. 6:30 p.m. online. To get link, email [email protected]

The Pines: 33 Miller Ave., Sausalito; sausalitobooksbythebay.com/2022-events. March 13: Shira Gill discusses “Minamalista,” presented by the Sausalito Books by the Bay and Bay Area Book Festival. 3 to 5 pm in person. Proof of vaccination required. Register online.

Point Reyes Books: 11315 Highway 1, Point Reyes Station; 415-663-1542; ptreyesbooks.com. March 15: John W. Reid discusses “Ever Green” with Jonathan C. Slaght. 6 p.m. online. Register online.

Other talks

Community Institute for Psychotherapy and the Marin County Office of Education: cipmarin.org/support-cip/raising-healthy-families-2022. March 15: Juanita Zuniga discusses “Strengthening Immigrant Families: Working with Acculturation and Trauma in the LatinX Community.” 6 p.m. online. Register online.

Marin County Genealogical Society: maringensoc.org. March 17: Nancy Evans discusses “Using DNA To Trace Your Irish Origins.” 7 p.m. online. Email [email protected] for information.

— Compiled by Colleen Bidwill

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