Sunday, March 2
Jenifer Ringer, “Dancing Through It,” 1 p.m., In her charming and self-effacing voice, Jenifer Ringer covers the highs and lows of what it’s like to make it to the top in the exclusive, competitive ballet world. From the heart-pounding moments waiting in the wings before a performance to appearing on Oprah to discuss weight and body image among dancers, "Dancing Through It" is moving and revelatory. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. (415) 927-0960, bookpassage.com.
Monday, March 3
Nancy Wakeman and Kate Godsey, 6:30 P.M., Rivertown Poets A-muse-ing Aqus Cafe, 189 H Street, Petaluma. Info at www.facebook.com/RivertownPoetsAMuseingMondays
Helene Wecker, “The Golem & the Jinni,” 7 p.m., A chance meeting between mythical beings takes readers on a dazzling journey through cultures in turn-of-the-century New York. Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. (415) 927-0960, bookpassage.com.
Wednesday, March 5
Robert Moss, “The Boy Who Died and Came Back: Adventures of a Dream Archaeologist in the Multiverse,” 7 p.m., An unforgettable journey that will expand your sense of reality and confirm that there is life beyond death and in other dimensions of the multiverse. Author Robert Moss describes how he lived a whole life in another world when he died at age nine in a Melbourne hospital and how he died and came back again, in another sense, in a crisis of spiritual emergence during midlife. Copperfield's Books, 138 North Main St., Sebastopol, 823-2618, copperfieldsbooks.com.