Noe Valley Word Weekend 2023

Announcing Noe Valley Word Weekend 2023!

Word Week was founded in 2007 as a project of Friends of Noe Valley, the neighborhood association, and the Friends of Noe Valley continues to support Word Weekend as a sponsor. Currently, Word Weekend is organized by neighborhood residents and Folio Books staff. Noe Valley Word Weekend's intentions are to celebrate the power and effect of words, to showcase local talent from Noe Valley and the surrounding neighborhoods, and provide the community with interesting and enjoyable free literary events that spark the imagination.

We are very excited that Bethany United Methodist Church is able to graciously host all three of the below events! All events are FREE. Masks required.

RSVP for March 3rd Event

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RSVP for March 5th Event

The Boys By Katie Hafner Cover Image
ISBN: 9781954118058
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Spiegel & Grau - July 26th, 2022

"Hafner's taut and utterly delightful debut is a novel of multitudes. . . . What a wonder of storytelling."--Weike Wang, New York Times
New York Times Editor's Choice * Good Morning America Reading Pick * LitHub Most Anticipated Book * Christian Science Monitor Summer Reading Pick

Booth By Karen Joy Fowler Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593331453
Availability: Available to Order
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 7th, 2023

Best Book of the Year
Real Simple • AARP • USA Today NPR • Virginia Living

Longlisted for the 2022 Booker Prize

Morning Sun in Wuhan By Ying Chang Compestine Cover Image
ISBN: 9780358572053
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Clarion Books - November 8th, 2022

A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year * A NCSS 2023 Notable Social Studies Trade Book

What was the pandemic of the century like at the start? This swift, gripping novel captures not only the uncertainty and panic when COVID first emerged in Wuhan, but also how a community banded together.