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Napa Bookmine is thrilled to host a springtime gathering at the gorgeous Scribe Winery for fabulous essayist Sloane Crosley! Guests will enjoy the chance to chat with this bestselling author and hear her read from her newest book, Look Alive Out There, now in paperback, as well as get their books signed, all while enjoying Scribe wine.


From the New York Times–bestselling author Sloane Crosley comes Look Alive Out There—a brand-new collection of essays filled with her trademark hilarity, wit, and charm. The characteristic heart and punch-packing observations are back, but with a newfound coat of maturity. A thin coat. More of a blazer, really.

Fans of I Was Told There’d Be Cake and How Did You Get This Number know Sloane Crosley’s life as a series of relatable but madcap misadventures. In Look Alive Out There, whether it’s scaling active volcanoes, crashing shivas, playing herself on Gossip Girl, befriending swingers, or staring down the barrel of the fertility gun, Crosley continues to rise to the occasion with unmatched nerve and electric one-liners. And as her subjects become more serious, her essays deliver not just laughs but lasting emotional heft and insight. Crosley has taken up the gauntlets thrown by her predecessors—Dorothy Parker, Nora Ephron, David Sedaris—and crafted something rare, affecting, and true.


"Sloane Crosley does the impossible. She stays consistently funny and delivers a book that is alive and jumping." —Steve Martin

"Crosley’s best essays combine her sparkling verbal facility with a willingness to expose and explore more personal issues...She has that rare ability to treat scrapes with sardonic humor and inject serious subjects with levity and hi-jinks with real feeling — a sort of unlicensed nurse to our souls." —NPR


Doors open at 6:00, Sloane will begin speaking at 6:30. This is a 21+ event. $35 for one ticket and a book, $50 for two tickets and a book.

Event address: 
2100 Denmark St.
Scribe Winery
Sonoma, CA 95476
Look Alive Out There: Essays Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250310415
Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Picador - April 2nd, 2019

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2018 by Entertainment Weekly, Glamour, Buzzfeed, Elle, Cosmopolitan, The Millions, InStyle, Bustle, BookRiot, and Southern Living

Sloane Crosley returns to the form that made her a household name in really quite a lot of households: Essays!