7:00 - 8:00
The On the Same Page Book Club will talk about Alia Volz's memoir, Home Baked.
During the '70s in San Francisco, Alia's mother ran the underground Sticky Fingers Brownies, delivering upwards of 10,000 illegal marijuana edibles per month throughout the circus-like atmosphere of a city in the throes of major change. She exchanged psychic readings with Alia's future father, and thereafter had a partner in business and life.
Alia Volz is a homegrown San Franciscan. Her writing appears in The Best American Essays 2017, the New York Times, Tin House, Threepenny Review, Utne Reader, New England Review, and the recent anthologies Dig If You Will the Picture: Writers Reflect on Prince and Golden State 2017: Best New Writing from California. She was runner-up of The Moth’s GrandSLAM Championship in 2014 and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Book sales follow the event.
Reservations required: https://bit.ly/OTSPBkClb7-19-20
Alia’s book, Home Baked: My Mom, Marijuana, and the Stoning of San Francisco, may be purchased at Green Apple Books.
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