“Falling Out of Time.” Israeli author David Grossman discusses his new novel about a man dealing with the death of his son. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. 7 p.m. $25-$35. www.jccsf.org.
“The Last Holocaust Survivor.” Author Adrienne Wolfert reads poems from her new book. At the Carlisle residence, 1450 Post St., S.F. 2 p.m. Free. (510) 932-6832.
Poetry and prose reading. Annual event highlighting writing of participants in JCCSF class. At JCC, 3200 California St. 1 to 3 p.m. Free. www.jccsf.org.
“Knish: In Search of Jewish Soul Food.” Author Laura Silver discusses her book about the modern-day renaissance of the knish. At San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F. 6 p.m. Free. Also May 22 at Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez St., S.F. 6:30 p.m. Free. www.knishe.me. (See story, 24)