Please join us: Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 5:30pm Books Inc. 2275 Market St. (at Noe) San Francisco, CA 94114 415.864.6777 About the Event: Author Donna Woolfolk Cross will be joining us to read from her novel Pope Joan. Vividly recreating life during the Dark Ages, while simultaneously painting a portrait of an unforgettable woman, Pope Joan explores the extraordinary life of an independent, intelligent and courageous woman who overcomes oppression and ascends to the highest religious power. About the Author: Donna Woolfolk Cross graduated cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Pennsylvania in 1969 with a B.A. in English. She is the author of Pope Joan, now a major motion picture from the company that brought you The Name of the Rose. The movie will be screened at the Castro Theatre as part of the Berlin and Beyond Film Festival, immediately following the reading and signing. - - - - - Books Inc. is a locally owned and operated independent bookstore with 10 locations in California. Books Inc.’s origins date back to the Gold Rush days of 1851, when Anton Roman struck it rich in Shasta City, California and set himself up in business selling books. That small bookstore was moved, bought, sold, burned, rebuilt and renamed, and became Books Inc. as we know it today in 1946. Today, with 10 stores and 200 employees, Books Inc. serves as a shining example that independent bookselling can survive and prosper, even if we must dance among the elephants. This event is FREE at Books Inc. 2275 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94114 For questions, contact Darrell Scheidegger, Events Coordinator, at 415.864.6777 email@example.com ; on the web at www.booksinc.net and www.myspace.com/booksinccastro www.facebook.com (Booksinccastro)
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