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Jeff Kreisler - Get Rich Cheating: The Crooked Path to Easy Street

Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 6:00pm

Free Event - Open to the Public
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Comedian Jeff Kreisler presents Get Rich Cheating: The Crooked Path to Easy Street ($14.99). In these difficult times, there’s only one proven path to ridiculous amounts of money: Cheating. Everyone’s doing it—from sleazy CEOs to ‘roided-up home run kings, silicone-enhanced starlets, and backroom-dealing congressmen—so why not you?

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94111 San Francisco
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WritersCorps - City of Stairways: A Poet’s Field Guide to San Francisco

Thursday, August 26, 2010 - 6:00pm

Free Event - Open to the Public
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Join the young authors of City of Stairways: A Poet’s Field Guide to San Francisco ($14.95) as they read from this new book about San Francisco. City of Stairways was written by student apprentices in WritersCorps, a creative writing program for youth. This work offers an intimate look at some of the most memorable sites and neighborhoods in San Francisco.

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94111 San Francisco
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Angela S. Choi - Hello Kitty Must Die

Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 6:00pm

Free Event - Open to the Public
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Angela S. Choi presents Hello Kitty Must Die ($24.95). Fiona Yu appears to be a “Hello Kitty”—an educated, well-mannered young Asian-American woman. Secretly, she feels torn between the traditional Chinese values of her family and the mores of being an American girl. Determined to thwart her parents’ plan to marry her off, Fiona seeks freedom at any price.

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1 Ferry Building
94111 San Francisco
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Taylor Plimpton - Notes from the Night: A Life After Dark

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 6:00pm

Free Event - Open to the Public
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Taylor Plimpton talks about Notes from the Night: A Life After Dark ($22.00). Plimpton uncovers the sexy, and seamy, lining of the city that never sleeps, and in so doing exposes what at heart is sought by all those who leave their home well after dark—the singular thrill of being young and free and full of desire in a world where anything can happen.

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1 Ferry Building
94111 San Francisco
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Paul Greenberg - Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food

Friday, August 6, 2010 - 6:00pm

Free Event - Open to the Public
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Award-winning journalist Paul Greenberg presents Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food ($25.95). Greenberg takes us on a culinary journey, from Norwegian mega fish farms to the South Pacific, exploring the history of the fish that dominate our menus—salmon, sea bass, cod, and tuna—and examines where each stands at this critical moment in time.

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1 Ferry Building
94111 San Francisco
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Evan Goldstein - Daring Pairings: A Master Sommelier Matches Distinctive Wines with Recipes from His Favorite Chefs

Thursday, August 5, 2010 - 6:00pm

Free Event - Open to the Public
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Evan Goldstein presents Daring Pairings: A Master Sommelier Matches Distinctive Wines with Recipes from His Favorite Chefs ($34.95). The best wine and food pairings create harmony among unexpected flavors. In this adventurous companion to the acclaimed Perfect Pairings, Master Sommelier Goldstein shows how anyone can bring these emerging, exciting varieties to the table. Includes recipes.

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1 Ferry Building
94111 San Francisco
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Children’s Italian Book Fair - La Festa del Libro 2010

Sunday, September 5, 2010 - 10:00am to Monday, September 6, 2010 - 6:00pm
Sept. 5-6: 10:00-6:00 pm, San Francisco store

Please join us to discover and celebrate some of the finest Italian children’s literature available. Enjoy a selection of more than 200 children’s books and songs from the most distinguished Italian publishers. The book selection offers a large range of educational topics, design and multimedia styles for kids age 0 to 10. La Festa del Libro 2010 is organized by Papilio Books.


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1 Ferry Building
94111 San Francisco
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Market to Table Event: Sherri Brooks Vinton - Put ‘em Up!

Saturday, August 21, 2010 - 10:00am
Free Event - Open to the Public
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Preservation Festival! Sherri Brooks Vinton talks about Put ‘em Up! ($19.95) and The Real Food Revival ($18.95) and presents a cooking demo.

On Saturday mornings, chefs and cookbook authors lead free cooking demonstrations using seasonal ingredients from the Farmers Market. Join them in the CUESA kitchen (North Arcade) for tips, recipes, and a sample. We’ll be there with the books.

Book Passage
1 Ferry Building
94111 San Francisco
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Market to Table Event: Andrew Swallow - Mixt Salads: A Chef’s Bold Creations

Saturday, August 14, 2010 - 11:45am
Free Event - Open to the Public
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Andrew Swallow talks about Mixt Salads: A Chef’s Bold Creations ($28.00) and presents a cooking demo.

On Saturday mornings, chefs and cookbook authors lead free cooking demonstrations using seasonal ingredients from the Farmers Market. Join them in the CUESA kitchen (North Arcade) for tips, recipes, and a sample. We’ll be there with the books.
Book Passage
1 Ferry Building
94111 San Francisco
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Market to Table Event: Nan Chase - Eat Your Yard: Edible Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Herbs, and Flowers For Your Landscape

Saturday, August 7, 2010 - 11:00am
Free Event - Open to the Public
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Nan Chase talks about Eat Your Yard: Edible Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Herbs, and Flowers For Your Landscape ($19.99) and presents a cooking demo.

On Saturday mornings, chefs and cookbook authors lead free cooking demonstrations using seasonal ingredients from the Farmers Market. Join them in the CUESA kitchen (North Arcade) for tips, recipes, and a sample. We’ll be there with the books.

Book Passage
1 Ferry Building
94111 San Francisco
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