When Little Red's Granny Putt Putt gets sick, the tiny moped scooter races over the river and through the dark woods to bring her a basket of get-well goodies. But when Little Red crosses paths with Tank, the biggest, loudest, meanest machine around, that no-good monster truck has plans of his own. Why, Granny, what big wheels you have
Profit from Gold and Rare Coins Now is a comprehensive book for investors on why, how, and when to invest in gold, rare coins, and currency. It covers the four main factors of coin values—supply, demand, timing, and true value, as well as providing professional insight on the investment side of the rare coin market.
Over the course of her career working at three different yarn stores, teaching countless knitting classes, and volunteering with at-risk youth, master knitter and pattern designer Lee Gant discovered that knitting not only fosters self-esteem, hope, and healing—it has the power to save lives.
In her inspiring book, "Love in Every Stitch: Stories of Knitting and Healing," master knitter, teacher, and widely published knitwear designer Lee Gant shares real-life stories about the power of knitting. As an employee of three different yarn stores, a teacher of countless knitting classes, and a volunteer with at-risk youth, Lee has had the opportunity to gather diverse stories.
Come celebrate young writers July 7 at Book Passage. UC Berkeley's Bay Area Writing Project sponsors Young Writers Camps for budding authors ages 8-15 across the Bay Area each summer. In Marin, these young writers will spend three weeks exploring their talents and interests, with camp culminating in an Author's Chair Celebration for family, friends, and all who appreciate the creativity and passion that young writers have to offer. Please join us at Book Passage on Tuesday, July 7 at 5:30pm; the writing is sure to dazzle you!
Bryan Bishop or “Bald Bryan” as he’s known to listeners of The Adam Carolla Show, has long been the sound-effects mastermind and super sharp sidekick to Adam Carolla on their popular radio show, and now on their widely downloaded podcast. In his debut memoir, Shrinkage: Manhood, Marriage, and the Tumor That Tried to Kill Me, Bryan steps to the forefront to reveal the candid, humorous, uplifting story of how an “inconvenient tumor” changed his life.
Now available in paperback, The Angel in My Pocket: A Story of Love, Loss, and Life After Death, by Sukey Forbes, is the profoundly moving and inspiring story of a mother’s unconventional path to healing after the death of her young daughter. Told with unflinching honesty and hard-won wisdom, Forbes’s memoir is a powerful story of one woman’s decision to embrace life in the face of tragic loss.
Naked At Lunch by Mark Haskell Smith is equal parts cultural history and gonzo participatory journalism. Coated in multiple layers of high SPF sunblock, Haskell Smith dives into the nudist world today. He publicly disrobes for the first time in Palm Springs, observes the culture of family nudism in a clothing-free Spanish town, and travels to the largest nudist resort in the world, a hedonist’s paradise in the south of France.
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Published: Grove Press - June 2nd, 2015
People have been getting naked in public for reasons other than sex for centuries. But as novelist and narrative journalist Mark Haskell Smith shows in "Naked at Lunch," being a nudist is more complicated than simply dropping trou. "Nonsexual social nudism," as it's called, rose to prominence in the late nineteenth century.
On February 20, 2008, former broadcast journalist Jill Nystul celebrated two birthdays. One marked her forty-sixth year on the planet and the other was her re-birth: her graduation from a residential treatment center after a seventy-eight-day stay for alcohol addiction. Nystul, a wife and mother of four, says the rehab stint saved her life in every way possible and re-directed it in ways she couldn’t have imagined.
Doreen Stock's poetry run the gamut of the feminist perspective, from mother and lover to impassioned witness of global events. She speaks as a resident of many nations—Israel, Greece, and the US—and as a literary translator. With a forward by poet/activist Jack Hirschman, In Place of Me is a collection representing her most thought-provoking and relevant work to date.
She calls herself Ash, but that's not her real name. She is a farmer's faithful wife, but she has left her husband to don the uniform of a Union soldier in the Civil War. Neverhome tells the harrowing story of Ash Thompson during the battle for the South. Through bloodshed and hysteria and heartbreak, she becomes a hero, a folk legend, a madwoman, and a traitor to the American cause.