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Tom Clavin - Wild Bill (Sausalito Store)

Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 4:00pm

Wild Bill: The True Story of American Frontier's First Gunfighter is the definitive narrative 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.

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$29.99
ISBN: 9781250173799
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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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Suze Perry-Hinkle & Marybeth Adkins & Oscar Salabert - Honeymoon in Paris (Sausalito Store)

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 4:00pm

Honeymoon in Paris is a unique coloring book and storybook all in one. Join Ranger and Kowgirl, two Australian Cattle Dogs, as they travel across Paris together. Come with them on their many adventures, some planned, some accidental and some an absolute surprise. The detailed outline illustrations in this book were created in a special way: each image began with an actual miniature building, beautifully hand-painted with ornate doors and windows, miniature furniture, rugs, paintings and light fixtures-all brought to life by the artist Suze Perry-Hinkle. Suze arranged miniature dogs and people in and around her buildings to illustrate Ranger and Kowgirl's story. These scenes were then photographed and the photos turned into black-and-white images for coloring by Marybeth Adkins. A page of text written by Oscar Salabert accompanies each image so you can read the story and color it. Enjoy!

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$9.99
ISBN: 9781727107173
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - December 2018

Honeymoon in Paris is a unique coloring book and storybook all in one. Join Ranger and Kowgirl, two Australian Cattle Dogs, as they travel across Paris together. Come with them on their many adventures, some planned, some accidental and some an absolute surprise. The detailed outline illustrations in this book were created in a special way.


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Kris Frieswick - The Ghost Manuscript (Sausalito Store)

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 5:30pm

The Ghost Manuscript follows rare book authenticator Carys Jones, who wanted nothing more than to be left alone to pursue her obsession with ancient manuscripts. But when her biggest client is committed to an asylum, he gives Carys an offer she cannot refuse. In exchange for his entire library of priceless, Dark Age manuscripts, Carys must track the clues hidden in a previously unknown journal, clues that lead to a tomb that could rewrite the history of Western civilization.

But there are people who would do anything to stop Carys from finding what she seeks—for reasons both noble and evil. The hunt takes Carys to places she never thought she’d go, physically and emotionally; first to Wales, her estranged father’s homeland, then to bed with Dafydd, a mysterious Welshman who agrees to help her with the search, and finally, deep inside her own psyche, when the monk who wrote the journal 1,500 years ago appears and assists her in her search.

Kris Frieswick is a journalist, editor, humorist, teacher and author whose work has appeared in national magazines, newspapers and books for over twenty years. She is an avid cyclist, cook and traveler. She lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and St. Croix, USVI, with her handsome Welsh husband.

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$28.00
ISBN: 9781642930245
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Post Hill Press - April 2nd, 2019

Rare book authenticator Carys Jones wanted nothing more than to be left alone to pursue her obsession with ancient manuscripts. But when her biggest client is committed to an asylum, he gives Carys an offer she cannot refuse.


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Marjorie Penn Lasky - You're Doing What? (Sausalito Store)

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 6:00pm

Tales of creative, daring older women have existed for generations. An ancient Athabascan legend tells of two elderly women abandoned by their migrating tribe. Overcoming the terrors of starvation and death, the women survived by depending upon their learned but previously unused skills in hunting, fishing, and shelter-building.

Like the legend, the stories in this book remind us: we tell our stories to make sense of our experiences and to point the way to others. This wonderful collection of first-person accounts will encourage you, regardless of age or gender, to think about how you want to live as you grow older. Fortunately, unlike the ancient Athabascans, we live in a time of longer lives and expanding opportunities for women although, obviously, many barriers persist.

In You're Doing What, you'll see women of different races, classes, and sexual orientations face various challenges and choices as they age. A loving daughter recounts how her mother moved beyond a "bare and unadorned" Mississippi upbringing. A California Chicana counters her mother's denial of her Mexican heritage. A bisexual polyamorist rejects a life like her mother's. There are (relatively) young elders--the writer/teacher/poet grappling with her legacy--and older ones--the nonagenarian New Englander investing (monetarily) in the future. And there are women who refuse to succumb to disabilities - like the retired history professor, with rheumatoid arthritis, now writing poetry. All are embracing new adventures and changing what it means to be an "older woman."

Professor Emerita from the Contra Costa Community College District, Marjorie Lasky taught Women’s, United States, and Latin American History. As an older woman, she finished a PhD dissertation and a degree in Labor History, served as chief negotiator and president of her faculty union, founded Grandmother’s Against War (Bay Area) and, upon retiring, took up the saxophone.

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$17.95
ISBN: 9781587904547
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Published: Regent Press - November 2018

Tales of creative, daring older women have existed for generations. An ancient Athabascan legend tells of two elderly women abandoned by their migrating tribe. Overcoming the terrors of starvation and death, the women survived by depending upon their learned but previously unused skills in hunting, fishing, and shelter-building.


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Donna Seager - Altered Book Exhibition (Sausalito Store)

Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 2:00pm

At this special exhibition, Book Art expert Donna Seager will demonstrate why the book, an ingenious form which holds information and meaning, is fertile ground for artists.

Donna Seager is co-juror for MarinMOCA's Altered Book Exhibition and Fundraiser, the co-owner of Seager Gray Gallery, and has curated exhibitions about "The Book as a Medium for Art" at the Brooklyn Public Library, Miami Art Week, and The San Francisco Center for the Book among many other venues.

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Allan Hayes - Enid Foster (Sausalito Store)

Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 2:00pm

In Sausalito during the 1950s, Enid Foster stood at the center of a magic world of poetry, performance and visual wonder that owed as much to her powerful personality as it did to her brilliant art. In another time, that magic might have brought her fame, but in the 1950s, that art was too far beyond the mainstream. The curators, critics and gallery owners who had recognized her as an internationally important sculptor thirty years before now only saw Sausalito's town character: a white-haired, 60-year-old in frayed blue jeans, beat-up tennis shoes and a railroad man's work shirt walking an old dog through town on her way to the bookstore--an amusing eccentric who made irrelevant art. They missed the magic, but those who understood it never forgot it. Enid Foster: Artist, Sculptor, Poet, Playwright, Creative Force, Ringleader, Cultural Icon exists because the authors were among the fortunate few who fell under her spell. Enid's story needs to be told. Her art speaks for itself.

Allan and Carol Hayes wrote this book because they loved Enid and couldn't forget her. Carol passed suddenly in 2018, but Al still lives in the home that Enid often visited--the"private residence" which Enid once identified to an annoying tourist as her best-value Sausalito restaurant. Allan spent his working life in advertising, progressing from art director to creative director to name-on-the-door principal. He retired as CEO of The Hayes Company in 2013 and now concentrates on Southwestern art. In 1996, Allan wrote Southwestern Pottery: Anasazi to Zuni, generally recognized as the basic introduction to the art and now in a revised and expanded Second Edition with Carol Hayes as co-author. Collections of Southwestern Pottery followed in 1998. In 2006, they wrote The Desert Southwest: Four Thousand Years of Life and Art, a cultural history selected as a Southwestern Book of the Year, and followed that with Pottery of the Southwest in 2012.

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$40.00
ISBN: 9781949480023
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Published: Roundtree Press - April 9th, 2019

In Sausalito during the 1950s, Enid Foster stood at the center of a magic world of poetry, performance and visual wonder that owed as much to her powerful personality as it did to her brilliant art. In another time, that magic might have brought her fame, but in the 1950s, that art was too far beyond the mainstream.


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Heidi Barnes - The Bellman's Secret (Sausalito Store)

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 6:00pm

The Bellman's Secret continues the adventures and misadventures of nineteen-year-old Stanley Douglas, the sometimes bumbling, often unlucky, and always endearing hero from Heidi Barnes' acclaimed debut novel, The Bellman.

Working at the historic and stately Maycliff Inn on the picturesque coast of Maine, Stan must balance a revolving coterie of eccentric guests, solve the mystery of the disappearing beets, and stop an invasion of lovemaking fish from keeping everyone up at night. Above all, Stan must navigate the fickle, everchanging moods of the girl he's sure he loves before she falls into the arms of his rival.

A mad romp through workplace hijinks, friendships, betrayal, and the joys and pains of first love, The Bellman's Secret is a coming-of-age tale that will humor and delight.

Heidi Barnes ran her family's inn on the coast of Maine for years, which inspired The Bellman Series--The Bellman and The Bellman's Secret. She is a realtor and property manager based in Los Angeles, California. Heidi has lived around the world--including Singapore, New Zealand, Australia, Dubai, and Canada. She enjoys outdoor activities, loves animals, and is a devoted mother of three. The Bellman's Secret is her second novel.

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$15.95
ISBN: 9781947856790
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Published: Rare Bird Books, a Vireo Book - November 13th, 2018

The Bellman's Secret continues the adventures and misadventures of nineteen-year-old Stanley Douglas, the sometimes bumbling, often unlucky, and always endearing hero from Heidi Barnes's acclaimed debut novel, The Bellman.


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$15.95
ISBN: 9781945572036
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Published: Rare Bird Books, a Vireo Book - November 15th, 2016

All young men want to run away and join the circus. For Stanley Douglas, a na ve but determined young man, the closest he could find is The Maycliff.


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Hilton Carter - Wild at Home (Sausalito Store)

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 6:00pm

In Wild at Home, take a tour through Hilton Carter’s own apartment and other lush spaces, filled with a huge array of thriving plants, and learn all you need to know to create your own urban jungle.

As the owner of over 200 plants, Hilton feels strongly about the role of plants in one’s home—not just for the beauty they add, but for health benefits as well: "Having plants in your home not only adds life, but changes the airflow throughout. It’s also a key design element when styling your place. For me, it wasn’t about just having greenery, but having the right variety of greenery. I like to see the different textures of foliage all grouped together. You take a fiddle leaf fig and sandwich it between a birds of paradise and a monstera and…. yes!" You will be armed with the know-how you need to care for your plants, where to place them, how to propagate, how to find the right pot, and much more, and most importantly, how to arrange them so that they look their best. Combine sizes and leaf shapes to stunning effect, grow your own succulents from leaf cuttings, create your own air plant display, and more.

Hilton Carter is a director, editor, and fine artist, who loves making things with his hands. He is passionate about plants—his apartment is filled with over 200—and has a loyal following on Instagram (@hiltoncarter) where he shares his knowledge of plant care and styling. Hilton is based in Baltimore, MD.

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$19.95
ISBN: 9781782497134
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: CICO Books - April 9th, 2019

Make your home a healthier and more beautiful place to be with Hilton Carter’s inspirational ideas.

"Hilton Carter's love for plants is infectious...


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Tracy Grant - The Glenister Papers (Sausalito Store)

Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 4:00pm

Every spy has a past. But Mélanie Suzanne Rannoch is not prepared to meet her husband Malcolm’s past literally walking towards them across a candlelit Mayfair ballroom in the person of brilliant, stunning Katelina Ashford, Malcolm’s first love. Nor is she prepared to find that Kitty is a former agent herself, who has come to London seeking Malcolm’s help. Mélanie, who misses her own past as a spy, always relishes the intrigue of espionage, but even as Kitty’s secret mission unsettles London society, it leaves Mélanie questioning her own assumptions about the man whose name and bed she has shared for seven years.

The quest that has brought Kitty to London began in Spain in the tumult of the Napoleonic Wars, but it stretches into some of the Britain’s most powerful families. From the gritty bustle of Bow Street to the scandalous (or intrigue-laced) grottos of Vauxhall, The Glenister Papers follows the Rannochs as they find themselves involved in a search for a mysterious operative known as the Goshawk, a painting that holds the key to unraveling a long-buried secret history, and a fiendishly clever killer working very much in the present. But even as they try to keep the revelations from overturning vital alliances and smashing the lives of their closest friends, Mélanie and Malcolm discover the greatest danger may be to their own personal alliance.

Tracy Grant has been making up stories as long as she can remember and writing them down since third grade when she was assigned writing a story and realized she had a wealth of characters and plots inside her head. She studied British history at Stanford University and received the Firestone Award for Excellence in Research for her honors thesis on shifting conceptions of honor in late fifteenth century England. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she is on the board of the Merola Opera Program, a training program for professional opera singers, coaches, and stage directors.

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Reading - Sausalito Writers Circle (Sausalito Store)

Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 5:00pm

More Readers to be Added

The Sausalito Writers Circle, a talented and inspired group of storytellers, poets and memoirists, will hold its second annual live reading at Sausalito Book Passage on Sunday, June 9th at 5 p.m. Ten members will read short selections from their work. Entrance is free.

Readers include: Jeanne Barroga, Justine Badimon, Steve De La Pena, Gretchen Lehtonen, A.T. Lynne, Cindy Knoebel, Tanya Zilinskas

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