Marin County Events

Norman Fisher & Susan Moon - What is Zen? (Corte Madera)

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 7:00pm

What is Zen?: Plain Talk for a Beginner's Mind is an accessible and enjoyable introduction to Zen Buddhist practice in a reader-friendly question-and-answer format by two highly regarded teacher-writers.

$15.95
ISBN: 9781611802436
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Published: Shambhala - February 9th, 2016

An accessible and enjoyable introduction to Zen Buddhist practice in a reader-friendly question-and-answer format by two highly regarded teacher-writers. The question-and-answer format makes this introduction to Zen especially easy to understand and also to use as a reference, as you can easily look up just the question you had in mind.


$49.94
ISBN: 9780817358280
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Published: University Alabama Press - December 20th, 2015

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Barry Lancet - Pacific Burn (Corte Madera)

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 4:00pm

In Pacific Burn, Japanese antiques dealer and PI Jim Brodie goes up against the CIA, FBI, Department of Homeland Security—and a killer operating on both sides of the Pacific.

$25.00
ISBN: 9781476794884
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 9th, 2016

" Pacific Burn" is a page-turning, globe-spanning tale of murder, suspense, and intrigue that grabs and holds your attention from beginning to end. Barry Lancet is truly a gifted author, and his character of Jim Brodie is unlike any private investigator you ve ever encountered in literature. Nelson DeMille, "New York Times "bestselling author of "Radiant Angel"


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Left Coast Writers®: Linda Watanabe McFerrin & Laurie King - Hot Flashes (Corte Madera)

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 7:00pm

Left Coast Writers® Launch

Linda Watanabe McFerrin and Laurie King, editors of Hot Flashes: Sexy Little Stories and Poems, will introduce writers on the topic of “Love in the 21st Century.”

 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Meredith Maran - Why We Write About Ourselves (Corte Madera)

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 7:00pm

In conversation with Bich Minh Nguyen
Moderated by Melissa Cistaro

By Meredith Maran (Editor)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780142181973
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Published: Plume Books - January 26th, 2016

Everything an aspiring memoirist needs to know, in one readable volume, a follow-up to the acclaimed writers handbook "Why We Write"


$16.00
ISBN: 9780143113034
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Published: Penguin Books - February 2008

As a Vietnamese girl coming of age in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Nguyen is filled with a rapacious hunger for American identity, and in the pre-PC-era Midwest (where the Jennifers and Tiffanys reign supreme), the desire to belong transmutes into a passion for American food.


$14.99
ISBN: 9781492623113
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Published: Sourcebooks - February 2nd, 2016

"A story that lingers in the heart long after the last page is turned." --HOPE EDELMAN, bestselling author of Motherless Daughters and The Possibility of Everything

This provocative, poignant memoir of a daughter whose mother left her behind by choice begs the question: Are we destined to make the same mistakes as our parents?


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Sharon Guskin - The Forgetting Time (Corte Madera)

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 7:00pm

A hypnotic meditation on what we know and the glory of all we don't: a debut novel about a dying man with questions, a young boy who might have answers, and two mothers caught in the middle. Sharon Guskin has written a captivating, thought-provoking novel that explores what we regret in the end of our lives and hope for in the beginning, and everything in between.

$25.99
ISBN: 9781250076427
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 2nd, 2016

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Diane Les Becquets - Breaking Wild (Corte Madera)

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 7:00pm

In captivating prose, Diane Les Becquets tells the story of one woman missing in the Colorado wilderness and another bent on discovering the missing woman's whereabouts, in an unforgettably moving and thrilling literary debut. As the novel follows Amy Raye and Pru in alternating threads, Breaking Wild assumes the white-knuckled pace of a thriller laying bare Amy Raye's ultimate reckoning with the secrets of her life, and Pru's dogged pursuit of the woman who, against all odds, she believes she can find. 

$26.00
ISBN: 9780425283783
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Published: Berkley Books - February 9th, 2016

In captivating prose, Diane Les Becquets tells the story of one woman missing in the Colorado wilderness and another bent on discovering the missing woman's whereabouts, in an unforgettably moving and thrilling literary debut. It is the last weekend of the season for Amy Raye Latour to get away.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Susan Shea & Terry Shames - An Evening in Conversation (Corte Madera)

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 7:00pm

In Mixed Up with Murder, Dani is flying east for what should be an easy and interesting diversion, a short consulting assignment to help a small New England college with a plentiful gift of money and art from an alum. But the donation comes with some strange terms, and she soon learns the donor is a powerful man hiding some alarming secrets. When the college’s vice president drowns on a golf course, Dani finds herself in the center of a dangerous plot and, is once again, mixed up with murder.

$15.95
ISBN: 9781633881204
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Published: Seventh Street Books - January 12th, 2016

"She was a dangerous girl and people think she'll be a dangerous woman."
Nonie Blake is back home from a mental institution where she has spent the last twenty years, and people in Jarrett Creek are worried. Maybe too worried, for within a week of her return, Nonie is murdered.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Elizabeth McKenzie - The Portable Veblen (Corte Madera)

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 7:00pm

The Portable Veblen is a dazzlingly original novel that’s as big-hearted as it is laugh-out-loud funny. Set in and around Palo Alto, amid the culture clash of new money and old (antiestablishment) values, and with the specter of our current wars looming across its pages, The Portable Veblen is an unforgettable look at the way we live now. A young couple on the brink of marriage—the charming Veblen and her fiancé Paul, a brilliant neurologist—find their engagement in danger of collapse.

$26.00
ISBN: 9781594206856
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Published: Penguin Press - January 19th, 2016

An exuberant, one-of-a-kind novel about love and family, war and nature, new money and old values by a brilliant "New Yorker" contributor


51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Eric Maisel - The Future of Mental Health (Corte Madera)

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 1:00pm

The Future of Mental Health: Deconstructing the Mental Disorder Paradigm drills to the heart of the current mental health crisis, where hundreds of millions of individuals worldwide receive unwarranted "mental disorder diagnoses." It paints a picture of how mental health providers can improve their practices to better serve individuals in distress and outlines necessary steps for a mental health revolution. Eric Maisel's goal is to inject more human interaction into the therapeutic process.

$31.45
ISBN: 9781412862493
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Published: Transaction Publishers - December 9th, 2015

The Future of Mental Health drills to the heart of the current mental health crisis, where hundreds of millions of individuals worldwide receive unwarranted "mental disorder diagnoses." It paints a picture of how mental health providers can improve their practices to better serve individuals in distress and outlines necessary steps for a mental health revolution.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Ethel Seiderman - Snapshots and a Bagel

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 4:00pm

In conversation with Isabel Allende

Snapshots and a Bagel is a collection of stories and photos, mostly focused on growing up in the Bronx and on the significant influences that span a lifetime and shape a life. Ethel Seiderman’s prose is gutsy, colorful, and presented with love, gratitude, and a wholesome sense of pride.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

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