Joan Frank | Where You're All Going

Sorry, This Event Cancelled

Exercising prudence in the face of the COVID-19 epidemic, the author and UPB have cancelled our celebration of Where You're all Going.

The novel will be available at this web site and in the store when it comes out.

In her quartet of novellas, Joan Frank invites readers into the inner lives of characters bewildered by love, grief, and inexplicable affinities.

A young couple navigates a strange friendship and unexpected pregnancy; a woman recalls the bizarre fallout of her former lover's fame; a lonely widow is drawn to an arrogant young man; a wealthy spiritual seeker grapples with what wealth cannot affect. Witty and humane, Frank taps the riches of the novella form as she writes of loneliness, friendship, loss, and the filaments of intimacy that connect us through time.


Event date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Event address: 
2430 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704

UPB will be closed for three weeks, starting on Tuesday, March 17th, observing instructions from county officials and the city of Berkeley to shelter in place.

No reading groups nor author events will meet through April. Check our calendar for details and updates.

These measures should slow the spread of the virus to avoid overloading public and private health services all at once.

Unfortunately, our on-line fulfillment team is also sheltering in place, which means despite previous announcements, we are NOT shipping orders until after we're again operational.

But you can still purchase eBooks and audio books through us. Distributed by Hummingbird, they include publications from the major publishing houses. Jut access the "EBOOKS/AUDIOBOOKS" menu link.

We’re riding eventualities as they unfold and cannot predict when the store will open and gatherings will resume. The Cafe Ohlone has cancelled dates through March 27th at least. Check their website for tentative dates and any further cancelations.

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