Readings for “Permanent Vacation”

“Permanent Vacation II: Eighteen Writers on Work and Life in Our National Parks” will launch June 13 at 7 p.m. in the Aspen Room at Lake Tahoe Community College in South Lake Tahoe with readings from the book. The second volume of this popular collection features writers from national parks all over the country, including locales like Cape Cod and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The event is free and open to the public.

Authors reading at the event include Mary Emerick, Andrea Ross, Elizabeth Van Zandt and Tahoe local Joseph Flannery, reading of his encounters with bison in Yellowstone. There will be a short Q&A after the readings conclude.

A second reading will be held at Word After Word Books in Truckee on June 25 at 6 p.m. Authors at this event will include Flannery and John Q McDonald on the powers of Pele. This event is also free and open to the public.

Books may be purchased at Gaia-Licious and Dharma Love in South Lake Tahoe and Word After Word or online from Bona Fide Books. | bonafidebooks.com