The East Bay Today: January 16, 2008

Today’s Top Event: Joanne Harris discusses her latest book, Runemarks, a fantasy about Norse gods, set five hundred years after the end of the world at Barnes & Noble in Walnut Creek.

Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today’s lecture: A Greenspan Retrospective: Why Everyone Has Gotten It Wrong. Lecture by economics and history professor Jeffrey Rogers Hummel at Cal State East Bay.

Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: Dragon Rouge in Alameda.

On the Town: Going out tonight? John DeKoven’s Comedy Showcase at the Pleasanton Hotel features some of the Bay Area’s top talent.

Hardly Working: You’ve got time. We know how to waste it. Check out the worst infomercial product ever.

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