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Andrew Baggarly - Giant Splash

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 6:00pm

Celebrate the golden age of San Francisco Giants baseball with Giant Splash, a firsthand account by Giants beat reporter and bestselling author Andrew Baggarly. Since the team moved to the shores of McCovey Cove in 2000, Giants fans have been thrilled by iconic players, historic moments, and heroic performances—not to mention three World Series championships.

$25.95
ISBN: 9781629370316
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Published: Triumph Books (IL) - May 2015

Celebrate the golden age of San Francisco Giants baseball with "Giant Splash," a firsthand account by Giants beat reporter and best-selling author Andrew Baggarly. Since the team moved to the shores of McCovey Cove in 2000, Giants fans have been thrilled by iconic players, historic moments, and heroic performances--not to mention three World Series championships.


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Ellen Hopkins - Love Lies Beneath

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 6:00pm

Ellen Hopkins once again creates a gripping novel about a woman caught in a love affair that could be her salvation…or her undoing.Tara is gorgeous, affluent, and lives in an impeccably restored Russian Hill mansion in San Francisco. Once a widow, twice divorced, she’s a woman with a past she prefers keeping to herself. Enter Cavin Lattimore, handsome, kind, charming, and the surgeon assigned to Tara following a ski accident in Lake Tahoe.

$26.00
ISBN: 9781476743653
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Published: Atria Books - July 21st, 2015

From the #1 "New York Times "bestselling author of "Collateral "comes a gripping novel about a woman caught in a love affair that could be her salvation...or her undoing.
Tara is gorgeous, affluent, and forty. She lives in an impeccably restored Russian Hill mansion in San Francisco. Once a widow, twice divorced, she's a woman with a past she prefers keeping to herself.


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Brigid Schulte - Overwhelmed

Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 12:30pm

Meet and Greet!

$26.00
ISBN: 9780374228446
Availability: Special Order
Published: Sarah Crichton Books - March 11th, 2014

Can working parents in America--or anywhere--ever find true leisure time?


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Kathleen Cremonesi - Love in the Elephant Tent

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 6:00pm

While backpacking in Europe, Kathleen Cremonesi joins an Italian circus, becoming an ostrich-riding, shark taming showgirl who falls in love with the elephant keeper. In Love in the Elephant Tent,travel with Cremonesi as she discovers unexpected friends, learns to cook and speak Italian, and finds the courage to love the elephant keeper, Stefano. This coming of age story is an intimate account of two people navigating cultural differences, youthful concepts of love, and the ways of forming a life-long bond.

$25.95
ISBN: 9781770412521
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Published: ECW Press - May 12th, 2015

"If you live life without a net, what happens when you fall?" Kathleen Cremonesi knew early on she wanted to be different. Determined to avoid following in her mother's footsteps to an ill-fated marriage, Kathleen left Oregon in her early 20s to travel across Europe.


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Lisa Jakub - You Look Like That Girl

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 6:00pm

In the search for a more authentic path Lisa Jakub, an accredited child actress and later successful adult actress, decided to discover who she was outside of the world of fame. In her funny and insightful memoir, You Look Like That Girl, Jakub chronicles her adventures of growing up in the film industry and her journey of startintg a new life as a regular person.

$24.95
ISBN: 9780825307461
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Published: Beaufort Books - June 15th, 2015

At the age of twenty-two, Lisa Jakub had what she was supposed to want: she was a working actor in Los Angeles. She had more than forty movies and TV shows to her name, she had been in blockbusters likeMrs. DoubtfireandIndependence Day, she walked the red carpet and lived in the house she bought when she was fifteen. But something was missing. Passion. Purpose. Happiness.


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Laila El-Sissi - Out From the Shadow

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 6:00pm

Left Coast Writers® Launch

Egyptian men continue to use the banner of Islam and antiquated interpretation of the Qur'an to justify controlling women. Yet Laila El-Sissi broke the pattern. In her memoir, Out From the Shadow of Men, she reveals what life was like—and still is like today—for Egyptian girls and women.

 

$21.79
ISBN: 9780990335412
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Published: Laila Radwan El-Sissi - April 12th, 2015

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Nazila Fathi - The Lonely War

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 1:30pm

In The Lonely War, Nazila Fathi interweaves her story with that of the country she left behind, showing how Iran is locked in a battle between hardliners and reformers that dates back to the country's 1979 revolution. Drawing on over two decades of reporting and extensive interviews with both ordinary Iranians and high-level officials before and since her departure, Fathi describes Iran's awakening alongside her own, revealing how moderates are steadily retaking the country.

$27.99
ISBN: 9780465069996
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Published: Basic Books (AZ) - December 9th, 2014

In the summer of 2009, as she was covering the popular uprisings in Tehran for the "New York Times," Iranian journalist Nazila Fathi received a phone call. They have given your photo to snipers, a government source warned her. Soon after, with undercover agents closing in, Fathi fled the country with her husband and two children, beginning a life of exile.


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Bill Wellman, Jr. - Wild Bill Wellman: Hollywood Rebel

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 6:00pm

In conversation with film critic David Thomson

$40.00
ISBN: 9780307377708
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Published: Pantheon Books - April 7th, 2015

The extraordinary life--the first--of the legendary, undercelebrated Hollywood director known in his day as "Wild Bill" (and he was ) Wellman, whose eighty-two movies (six of them uncredited), many of them iconic; many of them sharp, cold, brutal; others poetic, moving; all of them a lesson in close-up art, ranged from adventure and gangster pictures to comedies, aviation, romances, westerns, and


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Left Coast Writers®: Craig McLaughlin - Passing On Curves: While Death Rides Shotgun

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 6:00pm

In gripping essays from his stage performances, Craig McLaughlin travels a road where death lurks around every turn. In Passing On Curves: While Death Rides Shotgun, McLaughlin is born with hemophilia, plays with tigers, is menaced by his stepfather, contracts HIV from tainted blood products, nurses his wife through breast cancer, and emerges with a profound reverence for both life and death. He shares his story with compassion, humor, and courage.

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San Francisco, CA 94111

Janet Fletcher - Yogurt

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 12:30pm

Special Meet and Greet Event!

$19.99
ISBN: 9781607747123
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Published: Ten Speed Press - April 14th, 2015

A fresh, modern yogurt-centric cookbook that showcases the versatility of this dairy superstar in 50 recipes for appetizers, salads, soups, sauces, marinades, beverages, and desserts, and provides fail-proof directions for making your own yogurt at home.


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