A new year means many things, among them a welcome trove of new books.
Beautiful Little Fools
With Beautiful Little Fools, Jillian Cantor reimagines The Great Gatsby, focusing on the women.
Virtual. 7 p.m. | copperfieldsbooks.com
Something to Hide: A Lynley Novel
Mystery master Elizabeth George speaks with Laurie Frankel about George’s latest literary adventure, Something to Hide: A Lynley Novel.
Virtual. 6 p.m. | bookpassage.com
Savage Journey: Hunter S. Thompson and the Weird Road to Gonzo
Peter Richardson talks with David Talbot about Savage Journey: Hunter S. Thompson and the Weird Road to Gonzo, Richardson’s new biography of the late journalist.
Virtual. 6 p.m. | citylights.com
Isabel Allende launches her latest novel, Violetta, at a live ticketed event at the San Francisco Ferry Building (upstairs). Tickets: $40, which includes a copy of the book.
2 p.m. | bookpassage.com