Meet the authors (and their new works) at Tsunami Books

Events at Tsunami Books
2585 Willamette St., Eugene.
541-345-8986.

Sunday, Nov. 6
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Book release celebration for A. Molotkov’s first book of poetry, “The Catalog of Broken Things,” and Tim Whitsel’s new book, “Wish Meal,” both from Airlie Press. Free.

Friday, Nov. 11
7 p.m.

Reception and “sneak peek” at a forthcoming documentary, “Do No Harm,” on the crisis of suicide among members of the medical profession by Dr. Pamela Wible of Eugene. She explores eight local cases of physician suicide, citing a culture of bullying, hazing and abuse that affects both doctors and their patients. Wible’s book, “Physician Suicide Letters — Answered,” will be available for purchase and signing. Free.

Sunday, Nov. 13
4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Second-annual “The Nature of Gratitude” celebration, hosted by nature-inspired authors Tom Titus (tomatitus.com/) and Eric Alan (klcc.org/people/eric-alan), who offer perspectives on gratitude through their own writing and photography. Special guests include Joe Moll, executive director of the McKenzie River Trust; performance poet Jorah LaFleur; author Evelyn Hess; and musicians Halie Loren and Ben Bochner. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 17
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Photo presentation, Q&A session and book signing with Rosie McGee, author and photographer of “Dancing with the Dead: A Photographic Memoir,” who will share early Grateful Dead stories and photos from 1965-74, when she lived, traveled and worked with the group, as well as short excerpts from her book. Free.

Saturday, Nov. 19
5 p.m.

“Poetry for the People” continues with this month’s guest, Robert Lashley, who has been featured twice at the Eugene All-Ages Poetry Slam at Tsunami Books, although he’s not a “slam poet.” Lashley will present his first book, “The Homeboy Songs.” A YouTube clip of his 2015 recital of “Blues for Big Mama” at Tsunami Books is online at bit.ly/2eNbBjd. There will be an open mic. Free.

Sunday, Nov. 20
Noon to 2 p.m.

Reception, discussion and book-signing for Eugene author Kristin Collier’s book, “Housewife: Home-remaking in a Transgender Marriage.” Trailer at vimeo.com/187770045. Free.

Randi Bjornstad

Has more than 30 years' journalism experience after a previous stint as a land-use planner. Got first rejection slip at age 11, but the editor wrote an encouraging note. Lives in Eugene, Ore., with husband-and-photographer Paul Carter, adorable dog Tallulah and quirky cats Pearl, Audrey, Garbo, Harry and Ozma.

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