East Bay Short

Hertzberg will also talk about and sign the book at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 20 at Stacey's Bookstore, 581 Market St., S.F. For information, call (415) 421-4687.

The book-signings are both free.

He will round out the area tour at 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 20 at CenterStage Conversations at the Marin JCC, 200 North San Pedro Road, San Rafael. Tickets cost $14 for JCC members and seniors, or $16 for the public. For tickets, call (415) 479-2000 or BASS at (510) 762-2277.