Humanities West Book Discussion - The Song of Roland (MLF)
- Community & Culture
- The Commonwealth Club, San Francisco CA
Gary Kamiya, Author, Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco, Co-founder, Salon.com; Columnist, "Portals of the Past," SF Chronicle
In conversation with Mark Hertsgaard, Independent Journalist and Author
This event is sold out; you can add your name to the wait list
Learn the hidden history of San Francisco with Cool Gray City of Love, a new, kaleidoscopic love letter to San Francisco by Kamiya. Each of the 49 chapters explores a different location in the city, from the seamy depths of the Tenderloin to the towering cliffs at Lands End. From the city's absurd beginnings as a distant and moth-eaten colonial outpost to its instantaneous fame during the Gold Rush; from its apocalyptic destruction by earthquake and fire to its perennial embrace of rebels, dreamers, hedonists and misfits of all stripes, the City by the Bay has always followed a trajectory as wildly independent as the untrammeled natural forces that created it. Kamiya's columns about San Francisco history, "Portals of the Past," appear every Saturday in the San Francisco Chronicle. He is a Bay Area native.
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing
Cost: $20 non-members, $8 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: Kristina Nemeth
Also know: Photo by Fred Costino
What is the refund policy?
All ticket sales are final. We do not offer refunds.
The Commonwealth Club is the leading national forum open to all for the impartial discussion of public issues.
In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.