Our Winter Catalog - take a look!

Check out our favorite books of the year -- all read and reviewed by the staff at Kepler's! Click HERE to browse by category and pick up your copy in the store.

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: Michael Lionstar

Jane Hirshfield in conversation with Ellen Bass

Tuesday, March 31, 7:30 p.m.

The Beauty: Poems

Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World




Credit: Michael Halsband


Wednesday, April 1, 7:30pm

Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage

Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway Street, Redwood City

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


Credit: Jeff Cottenden

PREMIER EVENT: Kazuo Ishiguro in conversation with Tom Barbash

Thursday, April 2, 7:30 p.m.

The Buried Giant

Menlo-Atherton High School Center for Performing Arts, 555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton  

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

Student tickets are available! 



Credit: Elena Seibert
  Launch: Ann Packer in conversation with Anthony Marra

Tuesday, April 7, 7:30 p.m. 

The Children's Crusade





David Ho
  YA: Elizabeth Wein

Wednesday, April 8, 7:00 p.m.

Black Dove, White Raven





Bruce Henderson

Thursday, April 9, 7:30 p.m.

Rescue at Los Baños: The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid of World War II




Credit: Benjamin Benschneider


Monday, April 13, 7:30 p.m.

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania 

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




Francisco Jiménez

Tuesday, April 14, 7:00 p.m.

Taking Hold: From Migrant Childhood to Columbia University





Credit: Maggie Shipstead

A reading and discussion with two former Stegner Fellows, Skip Horack and Kirstin Valdez Quade

Wednesday, April 15, 7:30 p.m.

The Other Joseph

Night at the Fiestas






Credit: Kris Krüg

Beth Shapiro

Thursday, April 16, 7:30 p.m.

How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of de-Extinction





Meet and Greet with Neal Shusterman

Monday, April 20, 5:00 p.m.

Challenger Deep




Jennifer Jacquet

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

Is Shame Necessary?: New Uses for an Old Tool





LAUNCH: Sabaa Tahir

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

An Ember in the Ashes





PREMIER EVENT: Jacqueline Winspear


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

A Dangerous Place: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

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



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History of past author events...

For 59 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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