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Gold Rush Book

Fair on tap

The Third Annual Gold Rush Book Fair takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 17, at the Nevada County Fairgrounds Main Exhibit Hall.

Over 50 dealers of rare, old and out-of-print books and paper items will attend.

Our 2003 Honored Guest Bookseller is Emmett Harrington Fine Books of San Francisco. Harrington will occupy booth no. 1 at the fair. Books in all price ranges will be available.

Featured in the Wall Street Journal and FIRSTS magazine, the Gold Rush Book Fair enjoys a fine national reputation among book collectors and dealers. Visit

Local author to sign book in Grass Valley

A book-signing by author and retired Air Force Lt. Col. David Moyer will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at the Odyssey Bookstore in Grass Valley, near Longs Drug Store.

Moyer’s book, “Too Good to be True? Nutrients Quiet the Unquiet Brain – A Four Generation Bipolar Odyssey,” is a memoir and scientific exploration of the biological causes and emerging nutritional solutions to manic-depressive illness and other mental disorders. The address is 11989 Sutton Way; the phone number is (530) 466-2856.

We invite readers of The Union to share reviews of books they have found to be worthwhile or not in no more than 200 words. Reviews books that are available in public libraries or at new-book retailers.

At the top of your review, provide the book’s name, the author and publisher. At the end, provide your name and town. Please provide your phone number, which will not be published.

Send reviews to Book Reviews, The Union, 464 Sutton Way, Grass Valley, CA 95945; or e-mail them to

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