The book is a "witty and intelligent account of one woman's journey into Afghan culture and the bonds she shares with the women and men of this often closed society." A slideshow will preview the Asian Art Museum's upcoming exhibit, "Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul," at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9, at the San Ramon Library. And the author will speak at the Danville Village Theatre, 233 Front St., at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29. Seating is available on a first-come, first-seated basis.
Call the Danville Library at 837-4889.