COMING TO STANFORD ... Martin Rossman will present his new book " The Worry Solution" (Feb. 3, 6 p.m.) at Stanford Bookstore, 519 Lasuen Mall, Stanford University campus. Rossman is the founder of The Healing Mind, the co-founder of the Academy for Guided Imagery, a clinical faculty member at the University of California San Francisco Medical School and an advisory board member of Dr. Andrew Weil's Integrative Medicine Program at the University of Arizona "The Worry Solution" discusses the nuerological origins of worrying, its purpose and how to deal with anxiety. Information: 650-329-1217 or stanfordbookstore.com.
AUTHOR, AUTHOR ... Author events at Kepler's Books in Menlo Park this month include Douglas Brinkley, "The Quiet World: Saving Alaska's Wilderness Kingdom: 1879-1960" (Feb. 1, 7 p.m.); Patti Lee-Hoffman, "In Great Company" (Feb. 3, 7 p.m.); Kelli Stanley, "The Curse-Maker: A Mystery" (Feb. 6, 2 p.m.); Sarah Blake, "The Postmistress" (Feb. 10, 7 p.m.) and Marie Lawson Fiala, "Letters from a Distant Shore, (Feb. 12, 3 p.m.). Information: www.keplers.com.
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