Join us in Menlo Park on October 5th as we celebrate the release of the very first Atlas Obscura book: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders!
Presented by Peninsula Arts & Letters and Kepler's Books, we welcome you for a conversation and Q&A with Atlas Obscura founder Dylan Thuras (and the face of the popular 100 Wonders video series) and bestselling author Mary Roach, author of Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, winner of several awards. We'll gather together at the iconic bookstore, founded in 1955 by peace activist Roy Kepler, for an evening dedicated to curiosity and discovery.
Join us for an evening of exploration into the strangest and most curious places in the world. Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, we'll spend the night discussing the weird, the unexpected, the overlooked, the hidden, and the mysterious - from the dazzling glowworm caves of New Zealand to the M.C. Escher-like stepwells in India, the Baby Jumping Festival in Spain, and much more.
Who wants to be a tourist, when you can be an explorer? That's what we thought. We'll see you soon.
Wednesday, October 5; 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Student Ticket - $10
General Admission - $20
Premier Ticket - $45 (includes 1 copy of Atlas Obscura book, priority seating, and priority in the signing line)
Book your tickets here
1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
This event is one of 13 taking place across the country to celebrate the launch of Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders. See the full event line-up here.