Everyone loves a success story: it’s inspirational to hear and gives everyone a little bit of hope that maybe one day they will have their story heard in a positive light. The 18-year New Jersey senator, former Olympic and NBA athlete, national radio host and author Bill Bradley comes to Marin to discuss his newest book, We Can All Do Better, which talks about his personal view on the current state of our nation. Judging by his life experience, he sounds like he might be someone worth listening to. Maybe he’ll also give some tips on how to improve your three-point shooting on Thursday, May 17, at Book Passage. 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera. 7pm. Free. 415.927.0960.