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Author Events at our Corte Madera store, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA, (415) 927-0960. All events are free & open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Larry Habegger & More - The Best Travel Writing, Volume 10

Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 4:00pm

The Best Travel Writing, Volume 10 is the latest in the annual Travelers’ Tales series celebrating the world’s best travel writing. Join Lavinia Spalding, Don George, Amy Gigi Alexander, Jill K. Robinson, Jeff Greenwald, Michael Shapiro, Lisa Alpine, and editor Larry Habegger as they talk about their best stories from the road.

By James O'Reilly (Editor), Larry Habegger (Editor), Sean O'Reilly (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781609520878
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Travelers' Tales Guides - March 17th, 2015

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

C.W. Gortner - Mademoiselle Chanel

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 7:00pm

 

$26.99
ISBN: 9780062356406
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: William Morrow & Company - March 17th, 2015

She revolutionized fashion and built an international empire . . . all on her own terms

Born into rural poverty, Gabrielle Chanel and her sisters are sent to a convent orphanage after their mother's death. The nuns of the order nurture Gabrielle's exceptional sewing skills, a talent that would propel the willful young woman into a life far removed from the drudgery of her childhood.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Left Coast Writers®: Laurel Feigenbaum - The Daily Absurd

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 7:00pm

The Daily Absurd is filled with deft poems that consider the complications of an ever-changing world against the joyful yet shifting interiors of a long marriage.

Laurel Feigenbaum lives in Corte Madera with her husband of 65 years. Her work appears in recent issues of Nimrod and Spillway.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Cara Black - Murder of the Champ de Mars

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 7:00pm

In Murder on the Champ de Mars, Aimée Leduc finds herself immersed in a new investigation when a poor Gypsy boy insists his dying mother has an important secret—something to do with Aimée’s father’s unsolved murder a decade ago.

Cara Black is a San Francisco Library Laureate and a member of the Paris Société Historique in the Marais.

$27.95
ISBN: 9781616952860
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Soho Crime - March 3rd, 2015

Paris, April 1999: AimEe Leduc has her work cut out for her--running her detective agency and fighting off sleep deprivation as she tries to be a good single mother to her new "bEbE." The last thing she has time for now is to take on a personal investigation for a poor "manouche" (Gypsy) boy.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Isabel Allende & William C. Gordon - Ripper & The Halls of Power

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 7:00pm

Ripper follows Amanda, a girl fascinated by the dark side of human nature—just like her father, the SFPD’s deputy chief of homicide. When a string of murders occurs, Amanda plunges into her own investigation. Isabel Allende is the acclaimed author of Maya’s Notebook and The House of the Spirits.

$15.99
ISBN: 9780062291424
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Perennial - January 27th, 2015

Indiana and Amanda Jackson have always had each other. Though their bond is strong, mother and daughter are as different as night and day. Indiana, a beautiful holistic healer, is a free-spirited bohemian. Teenage Amanda is fascinated by the dark side of human nature--as is her father, the SFPD's deputy chief of homicide.


$14.95
ISBN: 9780985939939
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bay Tree Publishing - April 7th, 2014

Fifth in a series of noir mysteries featuring newspaper reporter Samuel Hamilton, The Halls of Power explores corruption at the top of the money chain in San Francisco in the early 1960s. The work teems with eccentric characters: hardboiled cops and immigrant workmen, prosperous businessmen, but especially the albino sage, Mr.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Jack & Suzy Welch - The Real-Life MBA

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 7:00pm

Angelico Hall, Dominican University
Tickets: $40 (includes signed book)

$29.99
ISBN: 9780062362803
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: HarperBusiness - April 14th, 2015

The business titans and #1 New York Times bestselling authors of Winning return with a modern, essential guide for everyone in business today--and tomorrow--that explores the most pressing challenges related to creating winning strategies, leading and managing others, and building a thriving career.


Angelico Hall, Dominican University
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901

Literary Luncheon: Ann Packer - The Children's Crusade

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 12:00pm

Ticket: $55 (includes meal & signed book) 

 

From the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of The Dive From Clausen’s Pier, a sweeping, masterful new novel that explores the secrets and desires, the remnant wounds and saving graces of one California family, over the course of five decades.

$26.99
ISBN: 9781476710457
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Scribner Book Company - April 7th, 2015

From the "New York Times" bestselling, award-winning author of "The Dive From Clausen's Pier," a sweeping, masterful new novel that explores the secrets and desires, the remnant wounds and saving graces of one California family, over the course of five decades.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Robert Kurson - Pirate Hunters

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 7:00pm

In Pirate Hunters, two men—John Chatterton and John Mattera—are willing to risk everything to find the Golden Fleece, the ship of the infamous pirate Joseph Bannister. During the Golden Age of Piracy, Bannister was more notorious than Blackbeard, more daring than Kidd, but his story—and his ship—have been lost to time.

$28.00
ISBN: 9781400063369
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Random House - June 16th, 2015

A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Shadow Divers"
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51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Books & Bites: Maureen Abood - Rose Water and Orange Blossoms

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Cavallo Point Cooking School, Sausalito
Registration (Book Included): $125 per person
• 6:30 - 9:30 pm

 

 

$30.00
ISBN: 9780762454860
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Running Press Book Publishers - April 14th, 2015

Pomegranates and pistachios. Floral waters and cinnamon. Bulgur wheat, lentils, and succulent lamb. These lush flavors of Maureen Abood's childhood, growing up as a Lebanese-American in Michigan, inspired Maureen to launch her award-winning blog, Rose Water & Orange Blossoms.


601 Murray Cir
Sausalito, CA 94965

Allen Klein - You Can’t Ruin My Day

Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 4:00pm

You Can’t Ruin My Day contains 52 themes to help readers take back their power and not let other people or other situations ruin their day. Each of these themes has three sections: Wake-Up Call (the potential day-ruiner); Follow-Up Exercise (practical steps to turn it around); and Lighten-Up Laugh (gaining a fresh perspective and moving right along). Each of the 52 stories and wake-up calls in the book are amazing and inspiring.

By Allen Klein, Richard Carlson (Foreword by), Kristine Carlson (Foreword by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781632280220
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Viva Editions - May 14th, 2015

"You Can't Ruin My Day" contains 52 themes to help readers take back their power and not let other people or other situations ruin their day.
Each of these themes has three sections: Wake-Up Call (the potential day-ruiner); Follow-Up Exercise (practical steps to turn it around); and Lighten-Up Laugh (gaining a fresh perspective and moving right along).


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

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