Sunday, July 20
Third Sunday Poetry Open Mic, 12:30 p.m., Coffee Catz at Gravenstein Station, 6761 Sebastopol Ave. (Hwy. 12), Sebastopol. Info, lusciouspoetry.typepad.com/sherlianne/
Kevin Gunn & Connie Post, The Healdsburg Literary Guild's Third Sunday Salon, 1:30 p.m., Bean Affair, 1270 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg. Info, www.hbglitguild.org
Monday, July 21
Diane Raptosh, “American Amnesiac,” 7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. (415) 927-0960, bookpassage.com
Tuesday, July 22
Charles Markee, Jeanne Jusaitis, Sandy Baker and Natasha Yim, Redwood Writers and Copperfield's Books present Hot Summer Nights, 7 p.m. Copperfield's Books, 775 Village Court, Santa Rosa, 578-8938, copperfieldsbooks.com.
Valerie Fioravanti & Bonnie ZoBell Reading and Q & A, 7 p.m., Aqus Cafe, 189 H Street, Petaluma. Details at: https://www.facebook.com/events/334345250023924/
Wednesday, July 23
Jacqueline Winspear, “The Care and Management of Lies: A Novel of the Great War,” Copperfield's Books, 775 Village Court, Santa Rosa, 578-8938, copperfieldsbooks.com.
Thursday, July 24
2014 Mystery Writers Conference - Day 1, 12 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. (415) 927-0960, bookpassage.com.
“Down to Earth: A Seasonal Tour of Sustainable Winegrowing in California,” by Janet Fletcher, with photos by George Rose, 7:30 p.m., River Reader Bookstore, 16355 Main Street, Guerneville, 869-2240
Friday, July 25
Joseph Boyden, “The Orenda,”7 p.m., Copperfield's Books, 140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 762-0563, copperfieldsbooks.com.
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