Sausalito Events

Erin Byrne & Friends - Litwings (Sausalito Store)

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 6:30pm


Tickets: $10

LitWings Event Series is a celebration of uplifting art that illuminates travel and creativity. Hosted by award-winning writer Erin Byrne, LitWings brings together international writers, photographers, and filmmakers to share their wide-ranging work, the paths of their careers, and the creative process of one project.  Past presenters include National Geographic photographers, New York Times bestselling authors, and Emmy award-winning filmmakers presenting work that highlights many places around the world. LitWings is held thrice annually at Book Passage, Sausalito and once a year in Paris.

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Erin Byrne, host. Award-winning author of Wings: Gifts of Art, Life, and Travel in France, editor of Vignettes & Postcards from Morocco and Vignettes & Postcards from Paris, and writer of The Storykeeper film, Erin is Travel Writing and Photography Curator of The Creative Process Exhibition, launched at the Sorbonne, that travels to the world's leading universities. She teaches writing on Deep Travel trips.

Jeff Greenwald is the author of six books, including The Size of the World, Snake Lake, and Shopping for Buddhas. He serves as Executive Director of EthicalTraveler.org, a global alliance of travelers dedicated to human rights and environmental protection.  His next book, the stories behind 108 beloved objects, is up to number 70.

Sivani Babu is passionate about storytelling, wild lands, and ice. She is an award-winning nature photographer and writer who has contributed to more than a dozen publications and exhibitions. Sivani is also the co-founder and Creative Director of travel magazine Hidden Compass.

Erica Jordan’s award-winning documentary and narrative films have received acclaim at film festivals around the world. Jordan’s 2018 documentary “Seeing Slavery” was awarded best short documentary at Amsterdam’s Around International Film Festival and Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards. Her newest feature film, "Anchor Out", is set on the Sausalito Waterfront.

 

Wings: Gifts of Art, Life, and Travel in France Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781609521134
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Published: Travelers' Tales Guides - March 29th, 2016

France is steeped in refined traditions, with its rich history, exquisite art, robust culture, and varied cuisine. Writer Erin Byrne was changed by traveling around this country with the ghosts of artists and historical figures who shared with her their guides to living.


Vignettes & Postcards from Morocco Cover Image
By Erin Byrne (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781944387068
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Published: Reputation Books - August 9th, 2016

Vignettes & Postcards From Morocco is an anthology of writings edited by Erin Byrne (Wings). From Fez to Marrakech, Casablanca to Tangier, The Atlas Mountains to the Sahara Desert, writers Suzanna Clarke (A House in Fez), Phil Cousineau, Paul Bowles, Michael Chabon and others seek the ancient and celebrate the exotic in Morocco. Sketches by Anna Elkins.


Vignettes & Postcards from Paris Cover Image
By Byrne Erin (Editor), Pook Anna (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780985267209
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Published: Reputation Books - August 9th, 2016

Vignettes & Postcards From Paris is a new edition of the award-winning anthology of writings from Shakespeare and Company Bookstore edited by Erin Byrne and Anna Pook, which includes new stories and poems by Marcia DeSanctis (100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go), Billy Collins, Don George, Georgia Hesse, the top-hatted SpokenWord poets of Paris and others.


Snake Lake Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781582436494
Availability: Special Order
Published: Counterpoint LLC - November 1st, 2010

In a circular valley beneath the looming peaks of the Himalaya lies Kathmandu, Nepal. It's a city of shimmering prayer flags, sacred cows, lavish festivals, and violent political turbulence--and a world that journalist Jeff Greenwald has come to call home.


Shopping for Buddhas: An Adventure in Nepal Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781609520946
Availability: Special Order
Published: Travelers' Tales Guides - August 12th, 2014

Jeff Greenwald's classic travelogue follows his quest for the "perfect" Buddha statue. At turns hilarious and moving, his quest features a cast of amazing characters -- from a passionate palmist to a flying lama -- who provide unforgettable glimpses into the daily life and culture of the former kingdom (including a wild ride on Kathmandu's very first escalator).


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Kate Gustin - The No-Self Help Book (Sausalito Store)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 6:00pm

Written by a clinical psychologist and student of Eastern philosophy, this handy little guide offers a radical solution to anyone struggling with self-doubt, self-esteem, and self-defeating thoughts: "no-self help." By breaking free of your own self-limiting beliefs, you'll discover your infinite potential.

There is an insidious, global identity theft occurring that has robbed people of their very recognition of their true selves. The culprit -- indeed the mastermind of this crisis -- has committed the inside job of creating and promoting the idea that we are all a separate self, which is the chief source of our daily distress and dissatisfaction.

No more than a narrative of personhood pieced together from disparate neural activations, the self we believe ourselves to be in our own minds -- although quite capable of being affirming, inspiring, and constructive -- often spews forth a distressing flow of worry and second-guessing, blaming and shaming, regret and guilt. This book offers an antidote to this epidemic of stolen identity, isolation, and self-deprecation: no-self (a concept known in Buddhist philosophy as anatta or anatman).

The No-Self Help Book turns the idea of self-improvement on its head, arguing that the key to well-being lies not in the relentless pursuit of bettering one's self but in the recognition of the self as a false identity born in the mind. Rather than identifying with a small, relative sense of self, this book encourages you to embrace a liberating alternative -- an expansive awareness that is flexible and open to experiencing life as an ongoing and ever-changing process, without attachment to personal outcomes or storylines.

To help you make this leap from self to no-self, the book provides forty bite-sized chapters full of clever and inspiring insights based in positive psychology and non-duality -- a philosophy that asserts there is no real separation between any of us. So, if you're tired of "self-help" and you're ready to explore who you are beyond the self, let The No-Self Help Book be your guide.

Kate Gustin, PhD, is a clinical psychologist practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received her education from Princeton University and the University of California, Berkeley; and has worked in a variety of settings over the past twenty-five years as a mental health practitioner: outpatient psychiatry, community mental health clinics, VA Hospital, college counseling services, and currently in private practice. Gustin integrates the science of positive psychology into her psychotherapy, teaching, and consultation, and leads classes and trainings for students, patients, and health care professionals. Foreword writer JP Sears is an emotional healing coach, YouTuber, author, international teacher, event speaker, curious student of life, and satirist best known for his popular YouTube channel. JP's "Ultra Spiritual" videos have accumulated over 100 million online views.

 

The No-Self Help Book: Forty Reasons to Get Over Your Self and Find Peace of Mind Cover Image
By Kate Gustin, Jp Sears (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781684032174
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Published: Non-Duality - December 1st, 2018

It's time to get over your self

Written by a clinical psychologist and student of Eastern philosophy, this handy little guide offers a radical solution to anyone struggling with self-doubt, self-esteem, and self-defeating thoughts: "no-self help." By breaking free of your own self-limiting beliefs, you'll discover your infinite potential.


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Sausalito, CA 94965

Tom Clavin - Wild Bill (Sausalito Store)

Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 4:00pm

Wild Bill is the definitive true story of Wild Bill, the first lawman of the Wild West, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dodge City.

In July 1865, "Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, MO—the first quick-draw duel on the frontier. Thus began the reputation that made him a marked man to every gunslinger in the Wild West.

James Butler Hickock was known across the frontier as a soldier, Union spy, scout, lawman, gunfighter, gambler, showman, and actor. He crossed paths with General Custer and Buffalo Bill Cody, as well as Ben Thompson and other young toughs gunning for the sheriff with the quickest draw west of the Mississippi.

Wild Bill also fell in love—multiple times—before marrying the true love of his life, Agnes Lake, the impresario of a traveling circus. He would be buried however, next to fabled frontierswoman Calamity Jane.

Even before his death, Wild Bill became a legend, with fiction sometimes supplanting fact in the stories that surfaced. Once, in a bar in Nebraska, he was confronted by four men, three of whom he killed in the ensuing gunfight. A famous Harper’s Magazine article credited Hickok with slaying 10 men that day; by the 1870s, his career-long kill count was up to 100.

The legend of Wild Bill has only grown since his death in 1876, when cowardly Jack McCall famously put a bullet through the back of his head during a card game. Bestselling author Tom Clavin has sifted through years of western lore to bring Hickock fully to life in this rip-roaring, spellbinding true story.

Tom Clavin is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and has worked as a newspaper and web site editor, magazine writer, TV and radio commentator, and a reporter for The New York Times. He has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, and National Newspaper Association. His books include The Heart of Everything That Is, Halsey's Typhoon, and Reckless. He lives in Sag Harbor, NY.

 

Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier's First Gunfighter Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250173799
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - February 5th, 2019

The definitive true story of Wild Bill, the first lawman of the Wild West, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dodge City.


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Sausalito, CA 94965