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Maria Speck - Simply Ancient Grains

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 6:00pm

From black rice to burgundy quinoa and golden Kamut berries—ancient grains are showing up on restaurant menus and store shelves in abundance. Yet in our own kitchens, many of us fear that whole grains are too difficult and time-consuming to prepare. But ancient grains can transform our cooking and eating—from simple weeknight fare to mouthwatering reinventions of all-time favorites.

$27.50
ISBN: 9781607745884
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Published: Ten Speed Press - April 14th, 2015

The award-winning author of "Ancient Grains for Modern Meals," Maria Speck makes cooking with ancient grains faster, more intuitive, and easier than ever before in this collection of recipes, most of which are gluten-free.


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Tosha Silver - Change Me Prayers

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 6:00pm

From the author of the life-changing book Outrageous Openness: Letting the Divine Take the Lead comes a thoughtful collection of prayers and stories to deeply invite the divine into your life. In this sequel to her first book, Tosha Silver shows how to embrace transformation from the inside out with her characterisitc mix of passion and humor.

By Tosha Silver, Lissa Rankin M. D. (Foreword by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781476789767
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Atria Books - May 19th, 2015

From the author of the life-changing book "Outrageous Openness: Letting the Divine Take the Lead," a thoughtful collection of prayers and stories to help you actively invite the Divine into your life.
""Change me Divine Beloved into One who can give and receive freely and be a clear vessel for Your Light.""


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Leslie Parry - Church of Marvels

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 6:00pm

In Conversation with Tom Barbash

$26.99
ISBN: 9780062367556
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Published: Ecco Press - May 5th, 2015

A ravishing first novel set in vibrant, tumultuous turn-of-the-century New York City, where the lives of four outsiders become entwined, bringing irrevocable change to them all


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Olivia Rathbone - The Occidental Arts & Ecology Center Cookbook

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 6:00pm

More than anything, food brings us together—as families and as communities. So there is no better place to begin creating a healthier and sustainable community than around a shared table.

The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Cookbook is a beautifully illustrated collection of 200 unique and delicious vegetarian recipes from the renowned California-based farm, educational retreat center, and eco-thinktank.

$40.00
ISBN: 9781603585132
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - April 10th, 2015

Celebrating biodiversity through the Mother Garden's collection of rare, open-pollinated varieties and wild edibles from OAEC's ecological preserve

More than anything, food brings us together as families and as communities. So there is no better place to begin creating a healthier and sustainable community than around a shared table.


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San Francisco, CA 94111

California Writers of Short Fiction - Tremors

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 6:00pm

Tremors, a diverse collection from four women and four men, includes flash fiction, excerpts from a novel-in-progress, and short stories that explore a wide range of imaginative themes. The authors, who all live in Contra Costa County, met in 2009 at a creative writing course in Pleasant Hill taught by Hercules resident and author Janice de Jesus.

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San Francisco, CA 94111

Laura Dave - Eight Hundred Grapes

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 6:00pm

Georgia Ford is just one week away from her wedding when she discovers her fiancée has been keeping a life-changing secret from her. Devastated and confused, she flees from Los Angeles to her family vineyard, hoping to find comfort among her brothers and parents during their annual harvest celebration. But when she arrives, she finds this year’s harvest has gone horribly awry: her siblings are fighting, her parents have separated, and—the worst news of all—her family is selling the winery to a massive corporation.

$24.95
ISBN: 9781476789255
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 2nd, 2015

A breakout novel from an author who "positively shines with wisdom and intelligence" (Jonathan Tropper, "This Is Where I leave You"). "Laura Dave writes with humor and insight about relationships in all their complexity, whether she's describing siblings or fiances or a couple long-married.


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Ben Stewart - Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 6:00pm

Co-Sponsored by Greenpeace

By Ben Stewart, Paul McCartney (Foreword by)
$26.95
ISBN: 9781620971093
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: New Press - May 5th, 2015

Melting ice, a military arms race, the rush to exploit resources at any cost--the Arctic is now the stage on which our future will be decided. And as temperatures rise and the ice retreats, Vladimir Putin orders Russia's oil rigs to move north.


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San Francisco, CA 94111

Nora Pouillon - My Organic Life

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 2:00pm

Part of Independent Book Store Day 2015

More About IBD 2015

$26.95
ISBN: 9780385350754
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - April 21st, 2015

A wonderfully engaging memoir from the woman who founded America's first certified organic restaurant, "My Organic Life" is the story of an unheralded culinary pioneer who made it her mission to bring delicious, wholesome foods to the American table.


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James Canton - Future Smart

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 6:00pm

In Future Smart: Managing The Game-Changing Trends That Will Transform Your World, James Canton guides readers through the trends we can expect in upcoming years. The renowned futurist and top advisor to the Global Fortune 1000 deconstructs society’s apprehension for new technologies—from smart robots to 3D printing and digital currency—and encourages readers to embrace change and contribute to a “Deep Future” of thriving economies and healthy individuals.

$26.99
ISBN: 9780306822865
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Da Capo Press - January 27th, 2015

Game-changing trends are coming in business, technology, workforce, economy, security, and environment. Climate change, energy demand, and population growth will redefine global risk and power. Exponential new technologies will emerge in digital money, mobile commerce, and big data. An explosive new middle class of over one billion consumers will enter the marketplace.


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San Francisco, CA 94111

Independent Bookstore Day 2015

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

Join Book Passage as we celebrate the 2015 edition of Independent Bookstore Day. We'll have limited edition items from contributors like Stephen King, Chris Ware, Anne Lamott, Daniel Handler, and many more! We'll also be having celebrations and special events throughout the day. Keep checking this page for more details as the big day gets closer.

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