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Sam Park - This Burns My Heart

Monday, July 18, 2011 - 6:00pm

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Sam Park talks about his novel This Burns My Heart ($25.00). Caught between tradition and modernity in 1960s South Korea, a woman in an unhappy marriage struggles to give her daughter a good life. Park is an Assistant Professor of English at Columbia College Chicago. He is the author of the novella Shakespeare’s Sonnets.

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Miranda Kennedy - Sideways on a Scooter: Life & Love in India

Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 6:00pm

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Miranda Kennedy presents Sideways on a Scooter: Life & Love in India ($26.00). In this work that’s part memoir, part in-depth reporting about women’s lives in a very foreign culture, New Delhi-based NPR reporter Kennedy writes about her five years in India, and offers an intimate look at the interconnected lives of six Indian women.

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$26.00
ISBN: 9781400067862
Availability: Special Order
Published: Random House - April 26th, 2011

When twentysomething reporter Miranda Kennedy leaves her job in New York City and travels to India with no employment prospects, she longs to immerse herself in the turmoil and excitement of a rapidly developing country.


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Sara Gran - Claire Dewitt and The City of The Dead

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 6:00pm

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Sara Gran talks about her mystery novel Claire Dewitt and The City of The Dead ($24.00). P.I. Claire DeWitt arrives in post-Katrina New Orleans to investigate the disappearance of a well-known prosecutor. Has an angry criminal enacted revenge? Or did he use the storm as a means to disappear? Gran is the author of Come Closer and Dope.

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$15.00
ISBN: 9780425214367
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Berkley - February 6th, 2007

From the author of Come Closer comes the most highly acclaimed-and unusual-thriller of the year. Josephine, a former addict, is offered a thousand dollars to find a suburban couple's missing daughter. But the search will take her into the dark underbelly of New York she thought she'd escaped-and a web of deceit that threatens to destroy her.


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Dona Turner - You Are a Gift to the World

Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 11:00am

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Special for kids! Illustrator Dona Turner presents You Are a Gift to the World ($16.99). A child is a gift to the world, and the world is a gift to a child. Evoking all that makes a child unique, the book then mirrors with the world’s special gifts-from mountains to seas to life itself. The inspiring poems reach the same moving conclusion: A child in the world is the greatest gift of all.

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By Laura Duksta, Dona Turner (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781402219542
Availability: Special Order
Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - April 12th, 2011

Featuring the same unique flip-book design and universal message that made I Love You More a bestseller, this companion book brings the same beautiful lyricism to a new dual idea: A child is a gift to the world, and the world is a gift to a child. Evoking all that makes a child unique, the book then mirrors with the world's special gifts-from mountains to seas to life itself.


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Josh Flagg - EVENT CANCELED

Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 6:00pm

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Josh Flagg of Bravo TV’s Million Dollar Listing presents his memoir Million Dollar Agent ($14.95). Flagg began working in high-end real estate immediately after graduating from high school in 2004. He talks about his years growing up in Beverly Hills and developing a successful career in high-end real estate.

-- UNFORTUNATELY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED --

 

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Ron Hansen - A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 6:00pm

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Ron Hansen talks about his novel A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion ($25.00), based on a real case that scandalized Americans in 1927. From the acclaimed author of Atticus and Mariette in Ecstasy comes a novel set in the hard-drinking, fast-living New York City of the Jazz Age. It follows two lovers in a torrid arc of murder and self-destruction.

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$25.00
ISBN: 9781451617559
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Scribner Book Company - June 14th, 2011

From the acclaimed author of Atticus and Mariette in Ecstasy comes a stylish novel set in the hard-drinking, fast-living New York City of the Jazz Age that follows two lovers in a torrid affair on an arc of murder and sexual self-destruction.


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San Francisco Writers Grotto - 3 Minute Reads

Friday, June 10, 2011 - 6:00pm

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3 Minute Reads: 2 Nights, 50+ Writers, 3 Minutes Each!
Join us for a fast-paced and irreverent evening as we showcase new work from the students of the famed San Francisco Grotto Writing Program. On consecutive Friday evenings fiction and nonfiction writers from Grotto classes will read their work—but only for 3 minutes each. Their instructors (Writers Grotto authors) will be enforcing the time limit! Join us for some wine, fun, and a lot of fresh new writing.

 

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San Francisco Writers Grotto - 3 Minute Reads

Friday, June 3, 2011 - 6:00pm

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3 Minute Reads: 2 Nights, 50+ Writers, 3 Minutes Each!
Join us for a fast-paced and irreverent evening as we showcase new work from the students of the famed San Francisco Grotto Writing Program. On consecutive Friday evenings fiction and nonfiction writers from Grotto classes will read their work—but only for 3 minutes each. Their instructors (Writers Grotto authors) will be enforcing the time limit! Join us for some wine, fun, and a lot of fresh new writing.

 

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Left Coast Writers - Elaine Bond

Monday, June 13, 2011 - 6:00pm

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Speaker: Elaine Bond, author of Affimals: Affirmations + Animals

Left Coast Writers provides literary connections, support, counsel, readings, writing tips, literary chat, unabashed networking, and great fun. Many local authors are active members of this group. Meetings feature presentations by Bay Area literary figures. LCW hosts a variety of other activities to launch the books of members, explore publishing alternatives, and network with others in the industry. See also Marin Events and San Francisco Events for other LCW happenings. Visit www.bookpassage.com/left-coast-writers for more information.

$140.00
SKU: x77432



Left Coast Writers Monthly Literary Salon
One-Year Membership
First Monday of Every Month
7:00-9:00 pm
Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA 94925



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Left Coast Writers - James J. Patterson & Joanna Biggar

Monday, May 9, 2011 - 6:00pm

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Speakers: James J. Patterson, author of Bermuda Shorts and Joanna Biggar, author of That Paris Year

Left Coast Writers provides literary connections, support, counsel, readings, writing tips, literary chat, unabashed networking, and great fun. Many local authors are active members of this group. Meetings feature presentations by Bay Area literary figures. LCW hosts a variety of other activities to launch the books of members, explore publishing alternatives, and network with others in the industry. See also Marin Events and San Francisco Events for other LCW happenings. Visit www.bookpassage.com/left-coast-writers for more information.

$140.00
SKU: x77432



Left Coast Writers Monthly Literary Salon
One-Year Membership
First Monday of Every Month
7:00-9:00 pm
Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA 94925



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94111 San Francisco
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