New Arrivals: A Socially-Distanced Book Tour Bay Area book tours and launch parties have been canceled due to the coronavirus, so KALW producer Lisa Morehouse brings author readings to you in this socially-distanced book tour.
New Arrivals: A Socially-Distanced Book Tour

New Arrivals: A Socially-Distanced Book Tour

From KALW

Bay Area book tours and launch parties have been canceled due to the coronavirus, so KALW producer Lisa Morehouse brings author readings to you in this socially-distanced book tour.

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