San Francisco Events

Tim Floreen - Willful Machines

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 6:00pm

Young Adult Science Fiction Event! 

By Tim Floreen, Jill Wachter (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481432771
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Simon Pulse - October 20th, 2015

In this action-packed, high-octane debut, the closeted son of an ultra-conservative president must keep a budding romance secret from his father while protecting himself from a sentient computer program that's terrorizing the United States--and has zeroed in on him as its next target.


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San Francisco, CA 94111

Andres Edwards - The Heart of Sustainability

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 6:00pm

Amidst the doom and gloom that dominates the headlines, a different kind of story is unfolding.

$19.95
ISBN: 9780865717626
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: New Society Publishers - November 10th, 2015

Amidst the doom and gloom that dominates the headlines, a different kind of story is unfolding. The players are activists, visionaries and cultural innovators, the backdrop is the tipping point of our global and environmental challenges, and the narrative is the molding of a new paradigm to shape our collective future.


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San Francisco, CA 94111

Coloring Book Event - Fantastic Cities

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Color your city! Join the adult-coloring book craze at the Ferry Building. An enlarged page—of San Francisco, of course!—from Fantastic Cities: A Coloring Book of Amazing Places Real and Imagined, plus colored pencils and ample creative energy, will be in the back window of the store. All are welcome!

By Steve McDonald (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781452149578
Availability: Special Order
Published: Chronicle Books - August 11th, 2015

This unique coloring book features immersive aerial views of real cities from around the world alongside gorgeously illustrated, Inception-like architectural mandalas.


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San Francisco, CA 94111

Left Coast Writers® Launch: Joel Eis - The Function of Ekkyklema in Greek Theatre

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 6:00pm

This is a new take on how the ekkyklema worked semiotically, dramaturgically and politically within Greek tragedy. In The Function of the Ekkyklema in Greek Theatre: The Sculptural Display of Murdered Victims and the Success of Greek Tragedy for the State Joel Eis explores the proposition that the success of Greek tragedy was connected to the pre-mediated use of religious tropes in the drama, thus triggering profoundly ancient and effective traditional loyalties.

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San Francisco, CA 94111

Left Coast Writers® Launch: Bill Palmini - A Rookie Cop Vs. The West Coast Mafia

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 6:00pm

In this gripping, true crime expose, Bill Palmini, a rookie detective, hopes to take down the West Coast Mafia by gaining the confidence of notorious mob operative William Ettleman. Set against a backdrop of social turmoil, A Rookie Cop vs. the West Coast Mafia: Breaking Up the "Best in the West" Gang immerses readers in free love, drugs, robbery and murder, orchestrated by organized crime in locations like Sausalito, California.

$24.95
ISBN: 9780882824604
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: New Horizon Press - March 11th, 2014

In this gripping, true crime expose, Bill Palmini, a rookie detective, hopes to take down the West Coast Mafia by gaining the confidence of notorious mob operative William Ettleman. Set against a backdrop of social turmoil, the book immerses readers in free love, drugs, robbery and murder, orchestrated by organized crime in locations like Sausalito, California.


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San Francisco, CA 94111

Darra Goldstein - Fire and Ice: Classic Nordic Cooking

Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 12:30pm

Meet and Greet!

$40.00
ISBN: 9781607746102
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Ten Speed Press - October 13th, 2015

A beautifully curated and approachable collection of 150 recipes from Scandinavia, from the founding editor of"Gastronomica"and the West's leading culinary authority on the cuisines of the European North.


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San Francisco, CA 94111

Laurie Marker - A Future for Cheetahs

Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 4:00pm

A Future for Cheetahs allows readers to see through the eyes of the cheetah and will share some of the rarest and most beautiful images taken of wild cheetahs. The compelling stories of these amazing animals are equally as captivating as the photos, especially when they are woven together to create a story of the conservation initiatives that are the key to the cheetahs very survival.
 

$45.00
ISBN: 9780615933207
Availability: Special Order
Published: Cheetah Conservation Fund - January 1st, 2014

A Future for Cheetahs is a simple and elegant large-format book of incredible photography that provides insight on the past and present, and future of cheetahs in the wild. It features commentary by Dr. Laurie Marker, world renowned authority on cheetahs, and illustrated through imagery captured by renowned wildlife photographer, Suzi Eszterhas.


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San Francisco, CA 94111

John King - Cityscapes 2

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 6:00pm

In epigrammatic prose and with detailed full-color photographs, John King highlights fifty structures that tell the story of San Francisco through architecture. These emblematic buildings include the Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, and the Palace of Fine Arts; but King pays just as close attention to less celebrated structures that embody the politics, architectural fads, and cultural values of the eras in which they were conceived.

$15.00
ISBN: 9781597143141
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Heyday Books - September 2015

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San Francisco, CA 94111

Gary Indiana - I Can Give You Anything But Love

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 6:00pm


$25.95
ISBN: 9780847846863
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Rizzoli International Publications - September 8th, 2015

The long-awaited memoir from one of the most acclaimed radical writers in American literature. Described by the London Review of Books as one of the most brilliant critics writing in America today, Gary Indiana is a true radical whose caustic voice has by turns haunted and influenced the literary and artistic establishments.


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San Francisco, CA 94111

Nick Holdstock and Matthew Siegel - The Casualties and Blood Work

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 6:00pm


$24.99
ISBN: 9781250059512
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Thomas Dunne Books - August 4th, 2015

In Nick Holdstock's "The Casualties, " a man recounts the final weeks of his neighborhood before the apocalyptic event that only a few of the eccentric residents will survive.


$17.95
ISBN: 9780299304041
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University of Wisconsin Press - March 12th, 2015

"Blood Work "reveals what happens to the self when the body is compromised by illness. These poems explore the struggle to remain whole in the shadow of Crohn's disease and to make a home for oneself in the body and in the world.


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