In the latest New Yorker, staff writer George Packer asks why the huge profits made in Silicon Valley’s tech world have grown as big as the massive gap between America’s rich and poor. He uses a wider lens his new book, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America, taking on the last 35 years of U.S. history in a nation that’s in steady economic decline. Hear Packer read on Monday, June 3, at Book Passage. 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 7pm. 415.927.0960.