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Dining with Writers: Michele Anna Jordan - The Good Cook's Book Series

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 6:30pm

Spinster Sisters Restraurant, Santa Rosa
Ticket: $95 per person (Includes Meal and Choice of Michele Anna Jordan's Books)

By Michele Anna Jordan, Liza Gershman (Photographer), M. F. K. Fisher (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781632205872
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Published: Skyhorse Publishing - July 21st, 2015

Michele Jordan knows her food and she knows how to write about it. "San Francisco Examiner"
What "is" extra virgin olive oil and how do you find the best kind? How do you cook with flavored vinegars and should they be bought or made at home? What are the best oils for frying? How does the strength of a vinegar influence a recipe?


By Michele Anna Jordan, Liza Gershman (Photographer)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781629145761
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Published: Skyhorse Publishing - July 21st, 2015

It amazes me that so little has been written about the two foods we eat most often. Here is a book that tells us about these two ingredients one essential to life, the other the flavor of almost everything we eat. . . . A book like Ms. Jordan's is long overdue. James Peterson


Spinster Sisters
401 South A Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Patti Smith - M Train

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 7:00pm

In conversation with Dave Eggers

Angelico Hall, Dominican University of California
Tickets: $35 (includes signed copy of M Train)

$25.00
ISBN: 9781101875100
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 6th, 2015

From the National Book Award winning author of "Just Kids" an unforgettable odyssey of a legendary artist, told through the prism of the cafes and haunts she has worked in around the world. It is a book Patti Smith has described as a roadmap to my life.


Angelico Hall, Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901

Brian Selznick - The Marvels

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 7:00pm

Presented by Book Passage and Throckmorton Theatre

Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley
Tickets: $38 (includes signed book)

By Brian Selznick, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
$32.99
ISBN: 9780545448680
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Scholastic Press - September 15th, 2015

In this magnificent reimagining of the form he originated, two stand-alone stories-the first in nearly 400 pages of continuous pictures, the second in prose-create a beguiling narrative puzzle.


Throckmorton Theatre
142 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941

Dining with Writers: Cat Cora - Cooking As Fast As I Can

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 6:30pm

Spinster Sisters in Santa Rosa 
Tickets: $95 (Includes meal and signed book)

$25.00
ISBN: 9781476766140
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Scribner Book Company - September 15th, 2015

Remarkably candid, compulsively readable, renowned chef" "Cat Cora's no-holds-barred memoir on Southern life, Greek heritage, same sex marriage, and the meals that have shaped her memories.


Spinster Sisters
401 South A Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

National Kidney Foundation - 27th Annual San Francisco Author Luncheon

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Marriott Marquis, San Francisco

$100.00
ISBN: 9781607748229
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Ten Speed Press - October 13th, 2015

From the authors of the acclaimed cookbooks"Eleven Madison Park"and"I Love New York"comes this uniquely packaged cookbook, featuring recipes from the wildly popular restaurant and, as an added surprise, a hidden back panel that opens to reveal a separate cocktail book.


$25.00
ISBN: 9780770436438
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Published: Hogarth - October 6th, 2015

From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "A Constellation of Vital Phenomena" dazzling, poignant, and lyrical interwoven stories about family, sacrifice, the legacy of war, and the redemptive power of art.


$27.95
ISBN: 9781594206795
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Published: Penguin Press - September 29th, 2015

Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn t even know what it meant to be free. All she knew was that she was running for her life, that if she and her family stayed behind they would die from starvation, or disease, or even execution.


$16.99
ISBN: 9781452131566
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 25th, 2015

New from award winning picture book superstars Mac Barnett and Christian Robinson "Dazzling." Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewYou would like being friends with Leo. He likes to draw, he makes delicious snacks, and most people can't even see him. Because Leo is also a ghost.


$26.99
ISBN: 9780061779787
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Published: William Morrow & Company - August 25th, 2015

In San Francisco, the souls of the dead are mysteriously disappearing and you know that can't be good in this delightfully weird and funny sequel to the New York Times bestseller A Dirty Job

Secondhand Souls


$26.95
ISBN: 9780385353618
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 20th, 2015

On September 2, 2013, at the age of sixty-four, Diana Nyad emerged onto the sands of Key West after swimming 111 miles, nation to nation, Cuba to Florida, in an epic feat of both endurance and human will, in fifty-three hours. Diana carried three poignant messages on her way across this stretch of shark-infested waters, and she spoke them to the crowd in her moment of final triumph:


San Francisco Marriott Marquis
780 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Ted Koppel - Lights Out

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 7:00pm

Angelico Hall, Dominican University of CA
Tickets: $35 (Includes Signed Book)

$26.00
ISBN: 9780553419962
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - October 27th, 2015

In this tour de force of investigative reporting, Ted Koppel reveals that a major cyberattack on America's power grid is not only possible but likely, that it would be devastating, and that the United States is shockingly unprepared.


Angelico Hall
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901

Cooks with Books: Alana Chernila - The Homemade Kitchen

Friday, October 30, 2015 - 12:00pm

Hosted and in converstion with Mollie Katzen

Greens in San Francisco • Single $120 ; Couples $185 (One Book)

$24.99
ISBN: 9780385346153
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - October 6th, 2015

This book is a map for how, day in and day out, food shapes my life for the better, in the kitchen and beyond it.
from the Introduction
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"Start where you are. Feed yourself. Do your best, and then let go. Be helpful. Slow down. Don t be afraid of food.
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Greens Restaurant
2 Marina Blvd., Fort Mason Building A
San Francisco, CA 94123

Cooks with Books: Nigella Lawson - Simply Nigella

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 6:30pm

Left Bank Brasserie in Larkspur
Tickets: $125
Price includes meal, wine, tax, tip, and signed copy of the book

$35.00
ISBN: 9781250073754
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Flatiron Books - November 3rd, 2015

"Part of the balance of life lies in understanding that different days require different ways of eating . . ."

Whatever the occasion, food-in the making and the eating-should always be pleasurable. "Simply Nigella" taps into the rhythms of our cooking lives, with recipes that are uncomplicated, relaxed, and yet always satisfying.


Left Bank Brasserie
507 Magnolia Ave
Larkspur, CA 94939

Cooks with Books: Yotam Ottolenghi & Ramael Scully - NOPI: The Cookbook

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 12:00pm

Insalata's in San Anselmo
Tickets: $115
Price includes meal, wine, tax, tip, and signed copy of the book

$40.00
ISBN: 9781607746232
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Ten Speed Press - October 20th, 2015

A cookbook from acclaimed London restaurant Nopi, by powerhouse author Yotam Ottolenghi and Nopi head chef Ramael Scully.


Insalata's, 120 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
San Anselmo, CA 94960

Cooks with Books: Emeril Lagasse - Essential Emeril

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 12:00pm

Please Note: This event will now take place at Left Bank in Larkspur
Tickets: $125 per person
Price includes meal, wine, tax, tip, and a signed copy of the book

$29.95
ISBN: 9780848744786
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Oxmoor House - October 6th, 2015

Emeril Lagasse is a culinary legend. One of the original Food Network stars, he has hosted numerous television shows, opened 12 restaurants, and become one of the most beloved personalities in the industry today, inspiring millions of fans with his great passion for food.


Left Bank Brasserie
507 Magnolia Ave
Larkspur, CA 94939

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