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One City One Book

One City One Book is a “citywide book club” that encourages the community to read the selection and participate in a series of events that celebrate the book. The annual choice will be announced in the summer and the community events are planned in the fall giving the community time to read and enjoy the book. Now in […]

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2014 To pay homage to Walnut Creek’s farming and ranching roots, 2014’s One City One Book program was John Steinbeck’s The Pastures of Heaven. First published in 1932, The Pastures of Heaven is a short story cycle comprising 12 interconnected stories about a small, beautiful agrarian valley — similar to Walnut Creek in the early 1900s — located near Salinas […]

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