Bay Space Guide Competition: baybookfest.org/session/falls_apart. Might 2: Orville Schell and Yiyun Li talk about “When Every little thing Falls Aside, How Does the Coronary heart Survive?” in addition to China, Tolstoy and the ability of artwork with Adam Hochschild. 6 p.m. on-line. $15. Register on-line.
Guide Passage: 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera; 415-927-0960; bookpassage.com. Might 2: Alec MacGillis discusses “Success: Profitable and Shedding in One-Click on America” with Stacy Mitchell. 4 p.m. on-line. Register on-line; Might 4: Olivia Laing discusses “Everyone: A Guide About Freedom.” Midday on-line. $40. Register on-line; Might 4: Writers Lee Youngster, Laurie R. King, Gary Phillips and former Marin resident Jacqueline Winspear talk about “Find out how to Write a Thriller: A Handbook from Thriller Writers of America.” 6 p.m. on-line. $40. Register on-line; Might 5: Sharon Stone discusses “The Great thing about Residing Twice” with Ellie Schafer, introduced along with Dominican College of California’s Institute for Management Research. 6 p.m. on-line. $40. Register on-line; Might 7: Julianna Margulies discusses “Sunshine Lady.” 1 p.m. on-line. $40. Register on-line.
Level Reyes Books: 11315 Freeway 1, Level Reyes Station; 415-663-1542; ptreyesbooks.com. Might 3: Allison Cobb discusses “Plastic.” 6 p.m. on-line. Register on-line; Might 5: Thalia Area discusses “Personhood” with Anakana Schofield, along with Group Bookstore in Park Slope, Brooklyn. 5 p.m. on-line. Register on-line; Might 5: Pat Holt’s month-to-month e book dialogue group discusses “Maud’s Line” by Margaret Verble. 6:30 p.m. on-line. $20. Electronic mail Holt at email@example.com for entry; Might 7: Suzanne Simard discusses “Discovering the Mom Tree” with David Haskell. Midday on-line. Register on-line.
San Anselmo Library: 110 Tunstead Ave., San Anselmo; 415-258-4656; townofsananselmo.org/133/Library. Might 3: Raea Gragg discusses “Mup.” 3 p.m. on-line. Electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org for hyperlink.
Guide Passage: 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera; 415-927-0960; bookpassage.com. Might 2: Richard Peña and Phillip Lopate talk about “Cinema’s Previous, Current, and Future.” 6 p.m. on-line. $40. Register on-line; Might 8: Aaron Dworkin shares the 5 issues he’s realized concerning the life-changing energy of range within the arts. 1 p.m. on-line. $40. Register on-line.
Indivisible Marin: indivisiblemarin.org. Might 2: A neighborhood dialogue that includes famend organizer and activist Heather Sales space. 5 p.m. on-line. Register on-line.
The Moya Library-Ross Historic Society: moya-rhs.org. Might 7: Fred Runner discusses “The Crookedest Railroad — Locomotive No. 9.” 11 a.m. on-line. Register on-line.
The Out of doors Artwork Membership: 1 West Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley; outdoorartclub.org. Might 6: Marin County Supervisor Stephanie Moulton-Peters discusses “The State of the County.” 1 p.m. on-line. Register on-line.
— Compiled by Colleen Bidwill
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