When: Thu., May 5, 7 p.m. 2011
Bestselling Women Food and God author Geneen Roth lost her life savings to Bernie Madoff. "With the shock of losing our money, the veils ripped between worlds and I glimpsed another way of living." With humor and humility, Roth explores binge-purge patterns and other destructive financial cycles in Lost and Found. She reads from the new book on Thursday, May 5, at Books Inc. (1760 4th St., Berkeley). 7 p.m., free. 510-525-7777 or BooksInc.net.