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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.

Robert Heller - The Unlikely Governor

Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 1:00pm

A true American odyssey, Robert Heller chronicles the journey from his childhood in wartime Germany to the United States and the career that led him to be a Governor of the Federal Reserve Board and the President of VISA, U.S.A.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Tara Fields - The Love Fix

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 7:00pm

Licensed marriage and family therapist, Dr.Tara Fields has spent more than twenty-eight years working with couples, and discovered that there are five common conflict loops that couples fall into and three steps to getting past having the same fights over and over again. When you're present in the moment, conflict with your partner can become an opportunity to work through unresolved issues and to learn more about each other.

$16.99
ISBN: 9780062407214
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: William Morrow & Company - September 15th, 2015

Find your way back to a happy, satisfying relationship

All couples argue, but how do some couples get to what seems like the point of no return?


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Corte Madera, CA 94925

An Evening with Liz Cunningham and Arlene Blum - Ocean Country and Annapurna

Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 7:00pm

Ocean Country: One Woman's Voyage from Peril to Hope in Her Quest to Save the Seas is an adventure story, a call to action, and a poetic meditation on the state of the seas. But most importantly it is the story of finding true hope in the midst of the rapidly degrading state of our environment. After a near-drowning accident in which she was temporarily paralyzed, Liz Cunningham crisscrosses the globe in an effort to understand the threats to our dazzling but endangered oceans.

By Liz Cunningham, Carl Safina (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781583949603
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Published: North Atlantic Books - September 8th, 2015

"Ocean Country" is an adventure story, a call to action, and a poetic meditation on the state of the seas. But most importantly it is the story of finding true hope in the midst of one of the greatest crises to face humankind, the rapidly degrading state of our environment.


$19.95
ISBN: 9781619026032
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - September 15th, 2015

In August 1978, thirteen women left San Francisco for the Nepal Himalaya to make history as the first Americansand the first womento scale the treacherous slopes of Annapurna I, the world's tenth highest peak.


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Corte Madera, CA 94925

Jalaja Bonheim - The Sacred Ego

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 7:00pm

Why have we failed to create the happy, peaceful world that we all want and what can we do about it? For more than three decades, Jalaja Bonheim has explored these questions in her work with women leaders, activists, and spiritual seekers from around the world. Bonheim tackles one of the core myths of popular spiritual culture, the myth of the ego, supposedly responsible for our greed, selfishness, and violence. In contrast, she approaches the ego as a sacred function worthy of honor and gratitude.

$22.95
ISBN: 9781583949436
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: North Atlantic Books - July 28th, 2015

Why have we failed to create the happy, peaceful world that we all want? And what can we do about it?For more than three decades, Jalaja Bonheim has explored these questions in her work with women leaders, activists, and spiritual seekers from around the world.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Steve Scheier - Do More Good. Better.

Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 4:00pm

If you’re an executive director, board member, staff member, or volunteer in a nonprofit, you’ve chosen this path because you want to make the world better. Yet the majority who work in nonprofits often feel frustrated because they don’t have a blueprint for working more efficiently with their colleagues. The source of this dissatisfaction is often rooted in ambiguous views as to who has power and who makes decisions, subsequently affecting the proficient operations of nearly all nonprofits.

$18.95
ISBN: 9780996289405
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: High Impact Press - July 2nd, 2015

If you’re an executive director, board member, leader, staff member, or even a volunteer in a nonprofit, you’ve chosen this path because you want to make the world better. Yet the majority who work in nonprofits often feel like they’re running in place, frustrated because they don’t have a blueprint for working more efficiently with their colleagues.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Julie Checkoway - The Three-Year Swim Club

Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 1:00pm

In The Three-Year Swim Club: The Untold Story of Maui's Sugar Ditch Kids and Their Quest for Olympic Glory a schoolteacher on the island of Maui challenged a group of poverty-stricken kids to swim upstream against the current of their circumstance to become Olympians. The children were Japanese-American, who were malnourished and barefoot and had no pool; they trained in the filthy irrigation ditches that snaked down from the mountains into the sugarcane fields.

$27.00
ISBN: 9781455523443
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 27th, 2015

For readers of Unbroken" and "The Boys in the Boat" comes the inspirational, untold story of impoverished children who transformed themselves into world-class swimmers."

In 1937, a schoolteacher on the island of Maui challenged a group of poverty-stricken sugar plantation kids to swim upstream against the current of their circumstance. The goal? To become Olympians.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Andrea Hutton - Bald is Better with Earrings

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 7:00pm

When Andrea Hutton was diagnosed with breast cancer, she wanted to know everything. What Hutton wanted was something she could not find: a clear how-to guide for the Cancer Girl she had become.  Hutton's answer was to write a straightforward handbook, leavened with humor and inspiration, to shepherd women diagnosed with breast cancer through the experience.

$17.99
ISBN: 9780062375650
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Wave - July 7th, 2015

For the one in eight women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, a warm, practical, relatable handbook that dispels the terror and takes you step-by-step through the process, from diagnosis to post-treatment.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Jason Mark - Satellites in the High Country

Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 1:00pm

In Satellites in the High Country: Searching for the Wild in the Age of Man, journalist and adventurer Jason Mark travels beyond the bright lights and certainties of our cities to seek wildness wherever it survives. In California's Point Reyes National Seashore, a battle over oyster farming and designated wilderness pits former allies against one another, as locals wonder whether wilderness should be untouched, farmed, or something in between.

$28.00
ISBN: 9781610915809
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Published: Island Press - September 29th, 2015

In New Mexico's Gila Wilderness, 106 Mexican gray wolves may be some of the most monitored wildlife on the planet. Collared, microchipped, and transported by helicopter, the wolves are protected and confined in an attempt to appease ranchers and conservationists alike.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Deepak Chopra - Super Genes

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 7:00pm

Tickets: $30 (includes complimentary signed book)

$26.00
ISBN: 9780804140133
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Harmony - November 10th, 2015

The authors of the"New York Times"bestseller"Super Brain"present a bold new understanding of our genes and how simple changes in lifestyle can boost genetic activity. The leap into "radical well-being" is a promise waiting to be fulfilled.


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Corte Madera, CA 94925

Mark Burstein - The Annotated Alice

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 7:00pm

One summer afternoon in 1862, the Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson took a rowboat out on the Thames with three young sisters: Lorina, Edith, and Alice. Dodgson often spun fairy tales on these boating trips to pass the time, and on this particular afternoon the story was particularly well received by Alice, who afterwards entreated him to write it down for her.

By Lewis Carroll, Martin Gardner (Editor), Mark Burstein (Editor)
$39.95
ISBN: 9780393245431
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 5th, 2015

One summer afternoon in 1862, the Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson took a rowboat out on the Thames. With him were three young friends from the Liddell family the sisters Lorina, Edith, and Alice.


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Corte Madera, CA 94925

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