As part of his ongoing public meetings throughout the North Coast, Congressman Jared Huffman will be in Marin County for two town hall events during May. If you are available, you are invited to please join him for “Coffee With Your Congressman” at Book Passage on May 8.
From Congressman Huffman: "I look forward to answering your questions and sharing my priorities for representing California’s North Coast in the 114th Congress, so I hope you can make it!"
In Girl Waits with Gun, Constance Kopp doesn’t quite fit the mold. She towers over most men, has no interest in marriage or domestic affairs, and has been isolated from the world since a family secret sent her and her sisters into hiding fifteen years ago. One day a belligerent and powerful silk factory owner runs down their buggy, and a dispute over damages turns into a war of bricks, bullets, and threats as he unleashes his gang on their family farm.
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 6th, 2015
From the National Book Award-winning author of "Just Kids: " an unforgettable odyssey into the mind of this legendary artist, told through the prism of cafEs and haunts she has visited and worked in around the world.
From "New York Times" and internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende, an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from San Francisco in the present-day to Poland and the United States during the Second World War.
Published: St. Martin's Press - September 8th, 2015
"Fear of Dying" is a hilarious, heart wrenching, and beautifully told story about what happens when one woman steps reluctantly into the afternoon of life. Vanessa Wonderman is a gorgeous former actress in her 60's who finds herself balancing between her dying parents, her aging husband and her beloved, pregnant daughter.
In The Millionaires Cruise: Sailing Toward Black Tuesday, it's September 1929, and the world's newest luxury liner sets sail from San Francisco on the most glamorous cruise ever offered. The sleek SS Malolo embarks on a sixty-day sailing to the most exotic ports in the Pacific. Dubbed "The Millionaires Cruise" because of its wealthy passengers, none of these celebrated guests realizes that in just thirty days the stock market will collapse and their lives will be shattered.
Women comprise 51 percent of the world's population, make up over half the workforce, and control 85 percent of consumer decisions. Never before have women been so degreed or so represented as decision makers in all areas of influence. Why, then, do we still feel as if success eludes us? Why do we sometimes struggle to keep our drive alive?
"A top-notch walking tour of Paris. . . . The author's encyclopedic knowledge of the city and its artists grants him a mystical gift of access: doors left ajar and carriage gates left open foster his search for the city's magical story. Anyone who loves Paris will adore this joyful book.