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Covid and Monkeypox Update / Books for Summer and Fall / Prescott Circus Theatre

We'll get an update on monkeypox and Covid-19, hear about what books should be on our end-of-summer and new for fall reading lists, and talk to the executive and artistic director of the Prescott Circus Theatre.


Segment A:
Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, infectious disease specialist, UCSF School of Medicine

Segment B:
Elaine Petrocelli, founder and president of Book Passage, an independent bookseller in Corte Madera and the San Francisco Ferry Building

Segment C:
David Hunt, executive and artistic director, Prescott Circus Theatre, an Oakland-based nonprofit that teaches circus arts to young students

Elaine Petrocelli's book recommendations:

"Lessons in Chemistry," Bonnie Garmus
"Harlem Shuffle," Colson Whitehead
"Horse" by Geraldine Brooks

"The Old Man," Thomas Perry
"The Left-Handed Twin," Thomas Perry, part of the Jane Whitefield series

"Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington," James Kirchick
"John Adams," David McCullough
"The Wright Brothers," David McCullough

Coming out in the fall: 
"Profiles in Ignorance: How America's Politicians Got Dumb and Dumber," Andy Borowitz
"Solito," Javier Zamora

All these titles are available at Book Passage or an independent bookseller near you.

Grace Won

Grace Won, Wendy Holcombe, Kendra Klang

Catherine Kawaja