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Jewish book fair comes to Cardiff

COAST CITIES — The San Diego Jewish Book Fair, presented by the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture, kicks off at 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at Temple Solel, 3575 Manchester Ave., Cardiff-by-the-SeaSpanning nine days, Nov. 3 through Nov. 11, the fair is open to the public with tickets available online at

The second site for this year’s book fair presentations is at the Lawrence Family JCC, 4126 Executive Drive, La Jolla. For more information or to purchase tickets for San Diego Jewish Book Fair events, call the JCC Box Office at (858) 362-1348 or visit

Other author presentations in Cardiff Nov. 4 include:

— 10 a.m. Stanley Ginsberg, “Inside the Jewish Bakery.”

— 10 a.m. Judy Kempler and Pnina Jacobson, “One Egg is a Fortune.”

— 10 a.m. Galit Urich, Micah Levi and Jennie Starr, “Israeli Food in America.”

— Noon, Rachel Bergstein, “Ankle Down: The Story of Shoes.”

— Noon, Ari Seth Cohen, “Advanced Style.”

— 2 p.m. Leonard Mlodinow, “Subliminal.”

— 4 p.m. Daniel Smith, “Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety.”

— 7:30 p.m. Joseph Kanon, “Istanbul Passage.”

Offered Nov. 5 in Cardiff will be:

— 10 a.m. M.G. Lord, “The Accidental Feminist: How Elizabeth Taylor Raised Our Conscousness.”

— Noon Susan Isaacs, “Goldberg Variations.”

— 2 p.m. Eyal Press, “Beautiful Souls: Saying No, Breaking Ranks, and Heeding the Voice of Conscience in Dark Times.”

— 4 p.m. Anne-Marie O’Connor, “The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of the Gustav Klim Masterpiece.”

— 7:30 p.m. Harold Kushner, “The Book of Job: When Bad Things Happened to a Good Person.”