Peninsula Arts & Letters Presents...

Literary events at Kepler's are produced by our

non-profit partner, Peninsula Arts & Letters


To request a signed copy of the book from any in-store event, please click HERE    


Credit: Mike Holliday




Lauren Oliver in conversation with Jandy Nelson

Thursday, October 2, 7:00 p.m.


Rooms by Lauren Oliver 

Read the review here... 


I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson





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Credit: Melanie Abrams


Premier Event: Vikram Chandra in conversation with Nick Taylor

Friday, October 3, 7:30 p.m.

Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty


Tickets are available at Kepler's and online at Brown Paper Tickets

Geeks will love Vikram Chandra’s new book 'Geek Sublime’  


Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

Sunday, October 5, 2:00 p.m.

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma




Credit: Peter Cunningham

Mark Schapiro

Tuesday, October 7, 7:30 p.m.

Carbon Shock: A Tale of Risk and Calculus on the Front Lines of the Disrupted Global Economy 





CHM presents Eric Schmidt & Jonathan Rosenberg in conversation with Yahoo's Marissa Mayer

Wednesday, October 8, 5:30 p.m.

How Google Works

Computer History Museum, 1401 Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View 


To register, click HERE. 





Pathways Hospice: Annual One from the Heart Awards Breakfast

Featured speaker: Roz Chast

Thursday, October 9, 7:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant

Crowne Plaza Cabana, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto 


For more information about the One from the Heart Awards Breakfast and to register, please click HERE.



Crossover Adult/YA: James Frey in conversation with John Hanke, VP of Google’s Niantic Lab

Saturday, October 11, 6:00 p.m.

Endgame: The Calling



Credit: Krista Sidwell



YA: Becca Fitzpatrick, Christina Lauren, and Kiersten White

Sunday, October 12, 3:00 p.m.


Looking for new reads? Then join us to hear three awesome new reads: Black Ice, Sublime, and Illusions of Fate

Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick


Sublime by Christina Lauren


Illusions of Fate by Kiersten White



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YA: S. S. Taylor

Monday, October 13, 6:30 p.m.

The Expeditioners and King Triton's Lair


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CHM presents Walter Isaacson in conversation with CHM's John Hollar

Tuesday, October 14, 6:00 p.m.

The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution

Computer History Museum, 1401 Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View 


To register, click HERE. 



Premier Event: Rick Riordan

Wednesday, October 15, 7:00 p.m.

Heroes of Olympus: Book 5 - The Blood of Olympus

Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway St., Redwood City



Leon Panetta in conversation with Jim Newton

Friday, October 17, 7:30 p.m.

Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace

Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway St., Redwood City 


Tickets are available at Kepler's and online at Fox Theatre

New student-priced ticket now available!



Leslie S. Klinger

Tuesday, October 21, 7:30 p.m.

The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft



Credit: Rob Liguori

Boris Fishman in conversation with Ellen Sussman

Wednesday, October 22, 7:30 p.m.

A Replacement Life 

Read the glowing New York Times review HERE.




Fireside Chat with Garth Nix and Michael Grant

Thursday, October 23, 7:00 p.m.





Messenger of Fear



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Story Time with Eric Litwin

Sunday, October 26, 11:00 a.m. 

The Nuts: Bedtime at the Nut House

Redwood Shores Branch Library, 399 Marine Parkway @ Bridge Parkway


Credit: Michelle D. Argyle


Credit: Stephanie Ryan

Credit: Vania 


YA: Sara Raasch, Kasie West, and Corrine Jackson

Monday, October 27, 7:00 p.m.


Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch



On the Fence by Kasie West



Ignited by Corrine Jackson










John Branch, Pulitzer Prize-winning sports reporter for The New York Times

Tuesday, October 28, 6:30 p.m.

SRI Menlo Park, Middlefield Road at Ringwood, Menlo Park

A Co-Production of the Bay Area Science Festival and Café Scientifique Silicon Valley @SRI



For directions and more information, click HERE.



Meet & Greet: YouTube Star Michelle Phan

Tuesday, October 28, 7:00 p.m.

Make Up: Your Life Guide to Beauty, Style, and Success--Online and Off 

Note: You must purchase a ticket to enter the signing line. Each ticket includes one copy of Make Up.

Tickets are available at Kepler's or click HERE  to purchase online.  



Herant Katchadourian in conversation with Richard Evans

Wednesday, October 29, 7:30 p.m.

The Way It Turned Out: A Memoir




Terry Shames in conversation with Keith Raffel

Thursday, October 30, 7:30pm

Dead Broke in Jarrett Creek: A Samuel Craddock Mystery

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History of past author events...

For 58 years, Kepler's Books has been one of the nation’s premier independent bookstores, famous for its outstanding author events, knowledgeable staff, and its broad selection of books, magazines and gifts. Its commitment to the local communities it serves has helped define the cultural identity of the San Francisco Bay Area.

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