the west coast's oldest independent bookseller, will host an author event on Thursday, August 2 for the launch of Michael Simon's new parenting title, The Approximate Parent: Discovering the Strategies That Work with
. The event, which will include a reading from the work, question and answer period and author book signing, begins at 7:00 pm at the Berkeley store--located at 1760 4th Street in Berkeley. For questions about the event, contact Books Inc. at (510) 525-7777 or visit their online event calendar
in July (for August events).