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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.

Craig Johnson - Dry Bones

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 7:00pm

In Dry Bones, “Jen”—nick-named after the paleontologist who discovered her—is the largest and most complete T. Rex skeleton ever to be discovered. Sheriff Longmire doesn’t think too much of it until Danny Lone Elk, the Cheyenne rancher who lays claim to the fossil, is found dead and floating in a turtle pond, and Walt finds himself caught in the middle of an ownership dispute involving the deceased man’s family, the Cheyenne tribe, Wyoming’s acting Deputy U.S. Attorney, and the FBI.

$27.95
ISBN: 9780525426936
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Published: Viking - May 12th, 2015

Wyoming's beloved lawman must solve his coldest case yet when a "T. rex" skeleton surfaces--along with a dead rancher--in Absaroka County


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Courtney Maum - I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 7:00pm

In I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You, despite the success of his first solo show in Paris and the support of his brilliant French wife and young daughter, thirty-four-year-old British artist Richard Haddon is too busy mourning the loss of his American mistress to a famous cutlery designer to appreciate his fortune.

$16.00
ISBN: 9781476764559
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Touchstone Books - April 7th, 2015

In this reverse love story set in Paris and London, which "The Wall Street Journal "hailed as "funny and soulful...immediately appealing," a failed monogamist attempts to woo his wife back and to answer the question: Is it really possible to fall back in love with your spouse?


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Peter Coyote - The Rainman's Third Cure: An Unsentimental Education

Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 4:00pm
$26.00
ISBN: 9781619024960
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Counterpoint LLC - April 14th, 2015

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

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
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Published: Travelers' Tales Guides - March 17th, 2015

"The Best Travel Writing, Volume 10" is the latest in this "Travelers' Tales" series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing -- from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

C.W. Gortner - Mademoiselle Chanel

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 7:00pm

 

$26.99
ISBN: 9780062356406
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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® Presents - Laurel Feigenbaum & Kat Crawford

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
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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
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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
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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 acclaimed authors of Winning show you how to galvanize performance, unleash growth, build "wow" teams, and create a fulfilling career--and have fun while you're at it.


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

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