Marin County Events

Charlie Kelly - Fat Tire Flyer!

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 1:00pm

It all started with a small crew of bicycle-obsessed hippies bombing the downhill trails of Mount Tamalpais, in Marin County, California. As the friendly competition intensified on the steep dirt trail they called Repack, history's first mountain bikers began craving an upgrade from the old Schwinn cruisers they had rescued from the junkyard.

By Charlie Kelly, Joe Breeze (Foreword by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781937715168
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Published: VeloPress - October 2014

It all started with a small crew of bicycle-obsessed hippies bombing the downhill trails of Mount Tamalpais, in Marin County, California. As the friendly competition intensified on the steep dirt trail they called Repack, history's first mountain bikers began craving an upgrade from the old Schwinn cruisers they had rescued from the junkyard.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Linda Lambert - A Rapture of Ravens

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 4:00pm

In Linda Lambert's riveting third addition to The Justine Trilogy, A Rapture of Ravens: Awakening in Taos follows the adventures of anthropologist Justine Jenner as she searches for her great-grandfather, D. H. Lawrence, and her own identity. In Taos, she finds the peoples of the Pueblo, Lawrence aficionados, and followers of Kateri, the Indian saint, who draw her into a rich blend of cultures. The stunning trilogy finale engages Justine in a life and death struggle with nature and herself.

$15.95
ISBN: 9781933512501
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Published: West Hills Press - May 12th, 2015

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Steven Schwartz - Seeking Engagement

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 7:00pm

The works in Seeking Engagement: The Art of Richard Kamler by Steven Schwartz span Richard Kamler’s productive career and passion for creating social change.

$30.00
ISBN: 9781612296241
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Published: Common Ground Publishing - February 4th, 2015

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Elizabeth Leavy Stroman - The Art and Life of Jean Varda

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 1:00pm

In this first full-length biography, Elizabeth Leavy Stroman vividly brings the forgotten life of Jean Varda  back into the light. Jean Varda was a legendary iconoclast in the 20th century art world, first in Europe, then in the United States. Varda was acclaimed for his byzantine-cubist mosaics fashioned from broken glass, mirrors,crockery, and his colorful collages. He was acknowledged as a teacher, a raconteur, and a man of infinite charm and wit.

$39.95
ISBN: 9780578157009
Availability: Special Order
Published: Purple Cottage Press - June 1st, 2015

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Elisabeth Thieriot - Be Fabulous at Any Age

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 4:00pm

Elizabeth Thieriot’s new book Be Fabulous At Any Age: The Art of Seasonal Living reveals secrets for achieving longevity, health and well-being through seasonal living. Drawing upon proven science and lifestyle experience, Thieriot’s system is based upon changing seasons and circadian rhythms, which greatly affect both outer beauty and internal balance and reunites the mind, body, and soul.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Julie Freestone & Rudi Raab - Stumbling Stone

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 7:00pm

Jewish women born to immigrant parents in the Bronx in 1944 do not get romantically involved with men who are cops, have German accents and look like Hitler youth leaders. But reporter Sarah Stern is drawn to Karl Schmidt and intrigued by his tangled family history. Stumbling Stone chronicles their journey across two continents and the discovery of sinister secrets they never could have imagined. This is a compelling work of fiction inspired by the remarkable histories of the authors.

$14.95
ISBN: 9780996219204
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Published: Alvarado Press - June 2015

Jewish women born to immigrant parents in the Bronx in 1944 don’t get romantically involved with men who are cops, have German accents and look like Hitler youth leaders. But reporter Sarah Stern is drawn to Karl Schmidt and intrigued by his tangled family history. Stumbling Stone chronicles their journey across two continents and the discovery of sinister secrets they never could have imagined.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Robert Roper - Nabokov in America

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 7:00pm

Vladimir Nabokov came to America fleeing the Nazis and came to think of his time in America as the richest of his life. Indeed, Nabokov was not only happiest here, but his best work flowed from his response to this exotic land.

$28.00
ISBN: 9780802743633
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - June 9th, 2015

The author of the immortal "Lolita" and "Pale Fire," born to an eminent Russian family, conjures the apotheosis of the high modernist artist: cultured, refined--as European as they come. But Vladimir Nabokov, who came to America fleeing the Nazis, came to think of his time here as the richest of his life.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Jonathan Franzen - Purity

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 7:00pm

In Conversation with Tom Barbash

$28.00
ISBN: 9780374239213
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - September 1st, 2015

A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of "Freedom"
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51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Summer Brennan - The Oyster War

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 7:00pm

It all began simply enough. In 1976 the Point Reyes Wilderness Act granted the highest protection in America to more than 33,000 acres of California forest, grassland and shoreline—including Drakes Estero, an estuary of stunning beauty. Inside was a small, family-run oyster farm first established in the 1930s. A local rancher bought the business in 2005, renaming it The Drakes Bay Oyster Company.

$18.95
ISBN: 9781619025271
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - August 11th, 2015

It all began simply enough. In 1976 the Point Reyes Wilderness Act granted the highest protection in America to more than 33,000 acres of California forest, grassland and shoreline - including Drakes Estero, an estuary of stunning beauty. Inside was a small, family-run oyster farm first established in the 1930s.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Lily Iona MacKenzie - Fling!

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 7:00pm

When ninety-year-old Bubbles receives a letter from Mexico City asking her to pick up her mother’s ashes after its disappearance for seventy years, she hatches a plan. A woman with a mission, Bubbles convinces her hippie daughter Feather to accompany her on the quest. Fling! by Lily Iona MacKenzie alternates narratives that weave together Feather and Bubbles’ odyssey with their colorful Scottish ancestors.

$14.97
ISBN: 9781942428299
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Published: Pen-L Publishing - July 2015

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

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