Salinas-born author James B. Golden will hold a book launch event for "The Inside of an Orange" with a reading and booksigning from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at the John Steinbeck Library, 350 Lincoln Ave., Salinas.
Golden's writing career spans the last decade and he has spoken around the country on topics including Black-male-feminism, hip hop, popular culture, and creative writing. Earlier this year, Golden won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work.
For more information call the library at 758-7311 or see www.jamesbgolden.com.