Peninsula Arts & Letters Presents...


PREMIER EVENT: Richard Dawkins

Sunday, October 4, 9:30 a.m.

Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science






Credit: Gordon Whiting


Angie Coiro - In Deep Radio live at Kepler's

Wednesday, October 7, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

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Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Show starts promptly at 11:00 a.m!

Featured Guests:


11:00 a.m.: Topic and guest(s) to be announced


12:00 p.m.: Frances Dinkelspiel, author of Tangled Vines: Greed, Murder, Obsession, and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California


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Jon Palfreman and Dr. J. William Langston in conversation

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

Brain Storms: The Race to Unlock the Mysteries of Parkinson's Disease

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Co-hosted by the Parkinson's Institute


Youth: Prudence Breitrose

Thursday, October 8, 7:00 p.m.

Mouse Mission

Channing House, 850 Webster St, Palo Alto
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PREMIER EVENT: Brandon Sanderson

Friday, October 9, 7:30 p.m.

Shadows of Self

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

Brandon will personalize up to three of his books, one of which must be a copy of Shadows of Self, purchased at Kepler's.


YA: Patrick Ness in conversation with Sabaa Tahir

Friday, October 9, 7:00 p.m.

The Rest of Us Just Live Here

Redwood Shores Library, 399 Marine Pkwy., Redwood City
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Breaking News: Patrick Ness Galvanizes YA Authors to Raise £250K ($380K) for Syrian Refugees. read more...





Credit: Jean Malek



PREMIER EVENT: Margaret Atwood

Monday, October 12, 7:30pm

The Heart Goes Last

Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway Street, Redwood City

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



YA: Margaret Stohl with Sabaa Tahir and the Women of Marvel

Wednesday, October 14, 7:00 p.m.

Black Widow: Forever Red

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This will be a celebration of all things Marvel. So come in costume (there WILL be prizes).





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Youth: D.J. MacHale

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

Voyagers: Project Alpha

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Credit: Sean Nolan

Diane Lawson in conversation with Abraham Verghese

Monday, October 19, 7:30 p.m.

A Tightly Raveled Mind

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History of past author events...

For 60 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.