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January 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Friday, January 22 – 7:30PM
Kim Stanley Robinson – Gallileo’s Dream
The Avid Reader, Davis

Saturday, January 23 – 3:00PM
Malinda Lo – Ash
Borderlands Books, San Francisco

Saturday, January 23 – 6:30PM
NASA Ames Research Center’s 70th Anniversary Gala Dinner
Celebrate NASA Ames Research Center’s platinum jubilee with a gala dinner / 6:30PM to 9:30PM in the Adobe Lodge at Santa Clara University. The evening will include cocktails, appetizers, dinner, giveaways and more. William Ballhaus, Jr., a former center director and expert on computational fluid dynamics, and actress Nichelle Nichols, “Lieutenant Uhura” from Star Trek will be featured guest speakers.

Tickets are $135 per person. Advanced purchase is required, as space is limited. Tickets will be issued on a first come, first serve basis and may be purchased in person at the Galileo Gift Shop, by mail or by phone.

Sunday, January 24 – 3:00PM
Diana Paxson & Deborah J. Ross: From Avalon to Darkover, New Adventures in the Worlds of Marion Zimmer Bradley
Borderlands Books, San Francisco

Tuesday, January 26 – 7:30PM
Audrey Niffenegger – Her Fearful Symmetry, The Time Traveller’s Wife Books Inc. in the Marina, San Francisco

Wednesday, January 27 – noon
A Literary Luncheon! $50 – (includes lunch & a signed copy of the book)
To reserve, call (415) 927-0960, ext. 1
Join Audrey Niffenegger for lunch as she discusses her new novel Her Fearful Symmetry Book Passage – Corte Madera

Thursday, January 28 – 12:30PM
Turn Back the Clock Day!!
In celebration of NASA Ames Research Center’s 70th anniversary, the public is invited to join in for “Turn Back the Clock Day.” It’s an opportunity to step back in time and relive history by dressing in vintage attire and viewing a classic car parade. The parade starts at 12:30 p.m. followed by a one-man play about NASA, “Forged in the Stars.” Those participating in the classic car parade are asked to assemble in front of the NASA Ames Conference Center by noon. Pre-registration and NASA badging is required to attend. For more information, email Terence Pagaduan at terence.pagaduan [at] nasa [dot] gov.

Thursday January 28 – 7:00PM
Theodore Roszak – The Making of an Elder Culture: Reflections on the Future of America’s Most Audacious Generation. Author of Memoirs of Elizabeth Frankenstein, Flicker
A don’t miss event – rare that he does any signings…
Books Inc., Berkeley

Thursday, January 28 – 7:00PM
Norman Dog – 37 Cartoons You Must Read Before You Die
Diesel Books, Oakland

Friday, January 29 – 7:00PM
Elizabeth Kostova – The Swan Thieves, The Historian
Books Inc. in the Opera Plaza

Saturday, January 30 – 10:00AM
sign’n’chat with Elizabeth Kostova – The Swan Thieves, The Historian
M is for Mystery, San Mateo

Saturday, January 30 – 2:00PM
Elizabeth Kostova – The Swan Thieves, The Historian
Book Passage – Corte Madera

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