Richard J. Nevle & Steven Nightingale  In-Store Appearance

Richard J. Nevle & Steven Nightingale In-Store Appearance

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Mrs Dalloway's

2904 College Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94705

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Join us Thursday July 28th at 7:00 PM for an in-store appearance by authors Richard J. Nevle and Steven Nightingale.

About this event

Richard and Steven will read from their new collection of essays and poetry The Paradise Notebooks: 90 Miles Across the Sierra Nevada. Over the course of twenty-one pairs of short essays, Nevle and Nightingale contemplate the natural phenomena found in the Sierra Nevada. From granite to aspen, to fire, to a rare, endemic species of butterfly, these essay pairs explore the natural history and mystical wonder of each wild element with a balanced and captivating touch.

As they weave in vignettes from their ninety-mile backpacking trip across the range, Nevle and Nightingale powerfully reconceive the Sierra Nevada as both earthly matter and transcendental offering.

In a time of rapid environmental degradation, The Paradise Notebooks offers a way forward—a whole-minded, learned, loving attention to place that rekindles our joyful relationship with the living world.

Richard J. Nevle is the deputy director of the Earth Systems Program at Stanford University and recipient of the university’s highest teaching honor.

Steven Nightingale teaches poetry in schools and universities in Nevada and California. He is the author of ten books, including the short fiction collection The Hot Climate of Promises and Grace.

Due to ongoing COVID concerns and customer safety considerations, we will be limiting the number of attendees at our in-store events. To that end, please note the following and thank you for your understanding.

THIS EVENT is free but pre-registration is required. Registration ends at 4pm on July 28th.

DUE TO SPACE limitations, we may not be able to accommodate every person at an event, so early registration is encouraged.

PROOF OF up-to-date vaccination and boosting will be required at the door, as will masking for attendees during the event.

WE ARE NOT ABLE to accommodate any walk-ins that evening.

WE ASK that attendees arrive between 6:30 and 6:45pm for the event.

BECAUSE SEATING is limited, please register only if you plan to attend.

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