Books: Fiction Book Club
At 7 p.m. tonight, Nov. 20, the Fiction Book Club at Kepler's, open to the public, discusses Allegra Goodman's "The Cookbook Collector." The novel is a tale of two very different sisters, and the bookstore is at 1010 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Go to keplers.com.
Art: 'Shaped By Water'
Painter Rajani Balaram is showing her sweeping, lively landscapes painted in water media in a solo show through Nov. 25 at Gallery 9, 143 Main St., Los Altos. The works show how water has carved out and highlighted features including the Grand Canyon and snowy mountain peaks. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Go to gallery9losaltos.com.