Marin Events

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.

Richard Russo - Everybody's Fool

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 4:00pm

The irresistible Sully, who in the intervening years has come by some unexpected good fortune, is now staring down a VA cardiologist’s estimate that he only has a year or two left, and he’s busy as hell keeping the news from the most important people in his life: Ruth, the married woman he carried on with for years…the ultra-hapless Rub Squeers, who worries that he and Sully aren’t still best friends…Sully’s son and grandson, for whom he was mostly an absentee figure…Doug Raymer, now chief of police and still obsessing over the identity of the man his wife might have been having an affair w

$27.95
ISBN: 9780307270641
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - May 3rd, 2016

A best-selling and beloved author, at the very top of his game, now returns to North Bath, in upstate New York, and the characters who made "Nobody's Fool, " his third novel, his first great success.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

West Marin Review Artists & Writers

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 7:00pm

Join us for an informal evening featuring authors and artists reading from and talking about their work published in West Marin Review, Volume 6. The award-winning literary and arts journal features prose, poetry, art, and original music selected from contributors from across the nation, but the focus this night is on local writers and artists. West Marin Review is published by Point Reyes Books in collaboration with a group of professional artists, writers, and editors from West Marin.

By Jody Farrell (Contribution by), Robert Kroninger (Contribution by), Frances Lefkowitz (Contribution by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780982282946
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Published: Cameron & Company - October 20th, 2015

"The West Marin Review, " an award-winning literary and art journal published by Point Reyes Books and friends in the rural enclave of West Marin, California, offers a cornucopia of art, poetry, and prose from new as well as well-published contributors. The journal provides a blend of fiction and essays, humor, nature, memoir, poetry, art, and, often, music.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Barry Kraft - Shakespeare Celebration

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 7:00pm

Co-Sponsored by Marin Shakespeare Company

Join Barry Kraft for a celebration of William Shakespeare on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death. Kraft will share poems about the Bard and discuss his plays. 

$12.95
ISBN: 9781452127750
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - March 11th, 2014

Put dullards and miscreants in their place with more than 150,000 handy mix-and-match insults in the bard's own words. This entertaining insult generator and flip book collects hundreds of words from Shakespeare's most pointed barbs and allows readers to combine them in creative and hilariously stinging ways.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Amy Cuddy - Presence

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 7:00pm

Book Passage, Corte Madera
Tickets:
 $32 (includes signed copy of Presence)

$28.00
ISBN: 9780316256575
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little Brown and Company - December 22nd, 2015

Have you ever left a nerve-racking challenge and immediately wished for a do over? Maybe after a job interview, a performance, or a difficult conversation? The very moments that require us to be genuine and commanding can instead cause us to feel phony and powerless. Too often we approach our lives' biggest hurdles with dread, execute them with anxiety, and leave them with regret.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Patrick Dacey - We've Already Gone This Far

Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 1:00pm

First Edition Club Pick
Coffee, tea, and cookies will be served. 

$26.00
ISBN: 9781627794657
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Henry Holt & Company - February 16th, 2016

A heartfelt, vital collection; the debut of an exciting new talent already hailed as one of George Saunders' "favorite young American writers"


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Annie Proulx - Barkskins

Monday, June 20, 2016 - 7:00pm

Osher Marin JCC, San Rafael
Tickets: Single $45, Couple $65 (one book)

 

$32.00
ISBN: 9780743288781
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Scribner Book Company - June 14th, 2016

From Annie Proulx the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author of "The Shipping News" and "Brokeback Mountain" comes an ecological masterwork, five years in the writing: an epic, dazzling, violent, magnificently dramatic novel about the taking down of the world's forests.


Osher Marin JCC
200 N San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA 94903

Marin Poets in the Schools

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 7:00pm

Terri Glass, Marin Coordinator for California Poets in the Schools, will host a lively reading celebrating selected student poets from all over the county. Poet Teachers, Karen Benke, Lea Aschenas, Sasha Eakle, Claire Blotter, Kathy Evans, Giovanni Singleton, and Brian Kervin will be on hand to introduce their students. Come hear these talented youth surprise you and feed your heart.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Peggy Orenstein - Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 7:00pm

A generation gap has emerged between parents and their girls. Even in this age of helicopter parenting, the mothers and fathers of tomorrow's women have little idea what their daughters are up to sexually or how they feel about it. Drawing on in-depth interviews with over seventy young women and a wide range of psychologists, academics, and experts, renowned journalist Peggy Orenstein goes where most others fear to tread, pulling back the curtain on the hidden truths, hard lessons, and important possibilities of girls sex lives in the modern world.

$26.99
ISBN: 9780062209726
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Harper - March 29th, 2016

The author of the New York Times bestseller Cinderella Ate My Daughter offers a groundbreaking picture of the new sexual landscape girls face in the post-princess stage high school through college and reveals how they are negotiating it.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Barbara Williams & Peter Coyote: An Afternoon in Conversation

Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 4:00pm

On the day she is leaving town to escape her troubled family and to start over at twenty-four—she finds a note on her mother’s door. Her brother has shot himself. In stories that face reality so squarely they express what usually goes unsaid—from exhilaration to despair—Barbara Williams remembers her childhood leading up to this moment. Her father is a logger, nomad, and born dreamer. Her mother has too many kids and never enough money to support or protect them. The family keeps on the move, shedding a grand total of twenty-seven homes.

$23.95
ISBN: 9781609806729
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Published: Seven Stories Press - March 15th, 2016

On the day she is leaving town to escape her troubled family and to start over at twenty-four--she finds a note on her mother's door. Her brother has shot himself. In stories that face reality so squarely they express what usually goes unsaid from exhilaration to despair Barbara Williams remembers her childhood leading up to this moment. Her father is a logger, nomad, and born dreamer.


$16.95
ISBN: 9781619027077
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Counterpoint LLC - December 15th, 2015

"The rainman gave me two cures
And he said, Just jump right in.
The one was Texas Medicine
And the other was railroad gin.
And like a fool I mixed them
And they strangled up my mind
Now people just get uglier
And I have no sense of time.
--Bob Dylan, Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Andrea Alban - Anya's War

Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 4:00pm

Anya Rosen and her family have left their home in Odessa for Shanghai, believing that China will be a safe haven from Hitler's forces. At first, Anya's life in the Jewish Quarter of Shanghai is privileged and relatively carefree: she has crushes on boys, fights with her mother, and longs to defy expectations just like her hero, Amelia Earhart.

$9.99
ISBN: 9781250073525
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Square Fish - March 29th, 2016

Anya Rosen and her family have left their home in Odessa for Shanghai, believing that China will be a safe haven from Hitler's forces. At first, Anya's life in the Jewish Quarter of Shanghai is privileged and relatively carefree: she has crushes on boys, fights with her mother, and longs to defy expectations just like her hero, Amelia Earhart.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

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