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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
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Published: New Press - May 5th, 2015

Melting ice, a military arms race, the rush to exploit resources at any costthe 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

Lucy Sanna - The Cherry Harvest

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 6:00pm

In The Cherry Harvest, the presence of the POWs in Door County Wisconsin acts as a slow simmering backdrop to the tensions visited upon the Christiansen family. Charlotte’s beloved son Ben is away fighting in the war, and she struggles to pay bills and put food on the table for herself, her husband Thomas, and their teenage daughter Kate. Kate sells rabbits to raise money for college and dreams of becoming a writer and seeing the world.

$25.99
ISBN: 9780062343628
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Published: William Morrow & Company - June 2nd, 2015

A powerfully sensuous and gripping debut laced with suspense, The Cherry Harvest reveals a hidden side of World War II's home front, when German POWs are put to work in a Wisconsin farm community . . . with dark and unexpected consequences


1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111

Jay Rubin - The Sun Gods

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 6:00pm

Co-Sponsored by the Japan Society of Northern California

$15.00
ISBN: 9781634059503
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Published: Chin Music - June 9th, 2015

Arriving in Seattle on the eve of World War II, Japanese-born Mitsuko falls for Tom, a widowed pastor, and becomes surrogate mother to his fair-haired American toddler, Bill. But the bombing of Pearl Harbor strains the newly formed family as U.S.


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San Francisco, CA 94111

Wendy Suzuki - Healthy Brain, Happy Life

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 6:00pm

Healthy Brain, Happy Life is the fascinating, informative, and endearingly charming story of Dr. Wendy Suzuki’s inspiring life transformation. As Wendy’s milestone birthday drew near, she was faced with the alarming reality that despite her professional success, she was out of shape, alone and tired. She knew she needed to change her life and take control of her weight.

$26.99
ISBN: 9780062366788
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Published: Dey Street Books - May 19th, 2015

The key to a happy life . . . is a healthy brain


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San Francisco, CA 94111

Emma Straub - The Vacationers

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 6:00pm

The Vacationers is the delicious New York Times–bestselling novel about the secrets, joys, and jealousies that rise to the surface over the course of a holiday in the Balearic Islands. Emma Straub delivers a richly satisfying tale of a family in the midst of change.

Emma Straub is the author of Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures and Other People We Married.

$16.00
ISBN: 9781594633881
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2015

The delicious, New York Times bestselling book of the summer: an irresistible, deftly observed novel about the secrets, joys, and jealousies that rise to the surface over the course of an American family's Mediterranean holiday.


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San Francisco, CA 94111

Jennifer Chambliss Bertman - Book Scavenger

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 11:00am

Be there early for a scavenger hunt @ 10:30am at the Ferry Building!

$16.99
ISBN: 9781627791151
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Henry Holt & Company - June 2nd, 2015

For twelve-year-old Emily, the best thing about moving to San Francisco is that it's the home city of her literary idol: Garrison Griswold, book publisher and creator of the online sensation Book Scavenger (a game where books are hidden in cities all over the country and clues to find them are revealed through puzzles).


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San Francisco, CA 94111

Hugh Acheson - The Broad Fork: Recipes for a Wide World of Vegetables and Fruits

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 12:00pm

Tickets: Single $115, Couples $185 (one book)

 

By Hugh Acheson, Rinne Allen (Photographer)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385345026
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - May 12th, 2015

From James Beard Award winner Hugh Acheson comes a seasonal cookbook of 200 recipes designed to make the most of your farmers' market bounty, your CSA box, or your grocery produce aisle.


Greens Restaurant
A, Fort Mason
San Francisco, CA 94123

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

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
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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

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
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
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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