november events with yellow pear press

The weather’s cooling off, the leaves are falling, and it’s time to build a stack of books by your bed for those days when you’re just too cozy to get going. Let Yellow Pear Press fill you in on the hot literary events to keep you warm this November.


Sunday, November 6th at 4 pm
My Culinary Journey Reading and Signing with Georgeanne Brennan
Book Passage, Corte Madera
Georgeanne Brennan will bring early copies of her newest book, My Culinary Journey: Food and Fêtes of Provence along with wine and snacks to Book Passage in Corte Madera. Hear her mouth-watering descriptions of local Provençal feasts and get a signed copy of My Culinary Journey for the food-lover in your life—there’s some major Thanksgiving inspiration to be found in its pages.

Saturday, November 12th from 2 to 3 pm
Signing and Tasting with Sarah Henry
Healdsurg SHED
Healdsburg SHED—a nexus for elegant and sustainable eating—will host Farmsteads of the California Coast author Sarah Henry signing copies of her book and offering samples of delicious local wines and cheeses. Yum!

Saturday, November 13th from 3 to 6 pm
A Literary Feast with Les Dames d’Escoffier
San Francisco Ferry Building
Join Les Dames d’Escoffier, the prestigious association of female chefs, in welcoming the best in San Francisco–associated female cookbook authors on November 13th. Authors will bring tastes of their dishes for guests to sample and will be signing books throughout the afternoon. Don’t miss My Culinary Journey author Georgeanne Brennan and her Provençal treats.

Saturday, November 19th from 12 to 3 pm
Work Day and Barn Dance with Farmsteads Signing
Pie Ranch, Pescadero
Get outside, get dirty, and get down at Pie Ranch’s community work day, potluck, and barn dance. Help out this sustainable and inspiring organization and reap a reward of delicious potluck food and live music. Sarah Henry will be signing copies of Farmsteads of the California Coast from noon to 3—so you can surprise a foodie friend with a personalized gift this holiday season.


Sunday, November 20th at 4 pm
My Culinary Journey Signing with Georgeanne Brennan
Laguna Beach Books, Laguna Beach, CA
Finally, an event for our Southern California fans! Catch Georgeanne Brennan’s reading and signing (and wine and bites!) at Laguna Beach Books on Sunday the 20th.

Saturday, November 26th from 2 to 4 pm
Farmsteads Signing and Tasting
Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore, Berkeley
Once you’ve recovered from your Black Friday shopping (or hiding), come out to the charming Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore in Berkeley and celebrate the small-scale local talent that makes the Bay Area so great. Farmsteads of the California Coast author Sarah Henry will be following a trombone quartet in the Indies First/Small Business Saturday lineup at 2. Enjoy tasty treats from Farmsteads and buy a signed copy from Sarah; there’s nothing better than perusing Erin Scott’s gorgeous farm photography from your place by the fire.