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February 2018

Dr. Patricia Frisch, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Integrating the work of Reich, Masterson, and Jung, Whole Therapist, Whole Patient is a step-by-step guidebook for professionals to learn about the psychology of their patients and conduct treatment in a dynamic way. Patricia Frisch, PhD, MFT, is a licensed psychologist with an active private practice in Mill Valley.

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Travis Nichols, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Special Children’s Event Perfect for lovers of wordplay and sweet treats, not to mention educators and librarians looking for an engaging story to teach alliteration, Betty’s Burgled Bakery is a raucous adventure from award-winning author Travis Nichols.

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Dr. Samuel Harrington, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In At Peace, Samuel Harrington, MD, outlines specific active and passive steps that older patients and their health-care proxies can take to ensure loved ones live their last days comfortably at home and/or in hospice when further aggressive care is inappropriate.

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Walter Mosley, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In Down the River Unto the Sea, a private detective realizes that he has no choice but to take his own case, one that landed him in Rikers Island for a decade: figuring out who on the NYPD wanted him disposed of—and why. Walter Mosley is one of America’s most celebrated and beloved writers.

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Zak Dychtwald, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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A close up look at the Chinese generation born after 1990 exploring through personal encounters how young Chinese feel about everything from money and sex, to their government, the West, and China's shifting role in the world--not to mention their love affair with food, karaoke, and travel. From single-child pressure, to test taking madness and the frenzy to buy an apartment as a prerequisite to marriage, from one-night-stands to an evolving understanding of family, Young China offers a fascinating portrait…

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Arlie Russell Hochschild, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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One Book One Marin 2018 Launch! In Strangers in Their Own Land, Arlie Russell Hochschild embarks on a journey from liberal Berkeley to Louisiana bayou country—a stronghold of the conservative right. This evening will serve as the launch event for One Book One Marin 2018.

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Elizabeth Flock, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In the vein of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, The Heart is a Shifting Sea is Elizabeth Flock’s deeply reported and revelatory examination of love, marriage, and the state of modern India—as witnessed through the lives of three very different couples in today’s Mumbai.

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March 2018

Betty Goerke, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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A Broken Propeller is the story of America’s first transcontinental air race. Pilots in this dangerous adventure flew WWI planes with open cockpits and no parachutes. There has never been a book about this extraordinary moment in American history. Betty Goerke is fortunate to have what earlier reports lacked: memoirs of pilots, plus the charming and humorous letters and log of a participant in the race, her father, one of only eight who completed the race.

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Rebecca Soffer & Gabrielle Birkner, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Inspired by the website that the New York Times hailed as “redefining mourning,” Modern Loss is a fresh and irreverent examination into navigating grief and resilience in the age of social media. Co-authors Rebecca Soffer and Gabrielle Birkner will host an evening of provocative storytelling on the complex, gut wrenching, illuminating, and hilarious mess we all know formally as “living with loss.”

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Stephanie Wittels Wachs, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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In beautiful, unsentimental, and surprisingly funny prose, Stephanie Wittels Wachs alternates between her brother's struggle with addiction, which she learned about three days before her wedding, and the first year after his death, in all its emotional devastation. A heartbreaking but hopeful memoir of addiction, grief, and family, Everything is Horrible and Wonderful will make you laugh, cry, and wonder if that possum on the fence is really your brother's spirit animal. Stephanie Wittels Wachs is an actor, singer, and…

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Ed Wong, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

March 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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In Growing Up in San Francisco’s Chinatown: Boomer Memories from Noodle Rolls to Apple Pie, author Ed Wong brings to life Chinatown’s heart and soul from its golden age. Wong is the author of the forthcoming The Sea Takes No Prisoners.

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Nate Staniforth, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Magic doesn’t have to be about sequins and smoke machines—rather, it can create a moment of genuine astonishment. Here Is Real Magic follows Nate Staniforth’s evolution from an obsessed young magician to a broken wanderer and back again. It tells the story of his rediscovery of astonishment—and the importance of wonder in everyday life—during his trip to the slums of India, where he infiltrated a three-thousand-year-old clan of street magicians. This book is a call to all of us—to welcome…

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Meg Fleming, at Book Passage, Sausalito

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Book Passage Sausalito, 100 Bay Street- on the waterfront
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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Special Children's Event! Celebrate with author Meg Fleming as she launches her fun new picture book Ready, Set, Sail! We'll have crafts, story time and snacks to make a perfect party for kids aged 2-6 and their grown-ups. Join these sailors as they explore the sea during a fun day of sailing in this follow-up to Ready, Set, Build! The wordplay and sing-song nature of this text makes this the perfect read-aloud book that kids will enjoy participating in. Whether…

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Leonard Leinow & Juliana Birnbaum, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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CBD: A Patient's Guide to Medicinal Cannabis is a practical, accessible guide to using CBD-dominant cannabis contains a wealth of information for both first-time explorers and experienced patients who want to know more about safely treating a number of health conditions with remarkable results and low to no psychoactivity or negative side effects. In addition to offering the most up-to-date and comprehensive information on CBD-dominant cannabis therapy for humans, this book is the first to offer guidance for using the…

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Steven & Chutisa Bowman, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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The philosophy in Prosperity Consciousness will provide you with tools, inspiration, and transformational processes you can use on your path to financial success. Steven and Chutisa Bowman are financial advisors and the authors of Conscious Leadership and Leading from the Edge of Possibility.

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Michio Kaku, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In The Future of Humanity, Michio Kaku traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man’s future in space—from settling Mars to traveling to distant galaxies. He is the author of the highly acclaimed book The Future of the Mind.

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Hannah Jewell, at Book Passage, Sausalito

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage Sausalito, 100 Bay Street- on the waterfront
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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Hannah Jewell hopes to create a stir of her own with She Caused a Riot. It’s a story of “100 unknown women who built cities sparked revolutions,” while at the same time fighting empires, upending racists, and developing works of genius.

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Achy Obejas & Adam Smyer, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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The Tower of the Antilles is the latest short story collection from author Achy Obejas (Ruins, Days of Awe). In Knucklehead—the debut novel from Adam Smyer— a law student must conquer his demons when he unexpectedly falls in love.

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Amy Chua, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Humans are tribal. In Political Tribes, Amy Chua argues that America must rediscover a national identity that transcends our political tribes. Chua is the John M. Duff, Jr. Professor at Yale Law School. She is a noted expert in the fields of ethnic conflict and globalization.

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Donna Loren, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Pop Sixties: Dick Clark, Beach Party, and Photographs from the Donna Loren Archive is the photographic retrospective of 1960s “It Girl” Donna Loren, known for her role as the Dr. Pepper Girl. At a time when The Beach Boy and Beach Blanket Bingo were on top, Donna Loren was the iconic California Girl.

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Elle Luna & Susie Herrick, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In a very real sense we define our lives through our stories. Understand these stories, along with the motivations behind them, and we can change how our future unfolds. With this premise, Elle Luna, the author of The Crossroads of Should and Must, and the psychotherapist Susie Herrick presents Your Story Is Your Power.

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Patrick O’Neill, at Book Passage, Sausalito

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage Sausalito, 100 Bay Street- on the waterfront
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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In The Only Certain Freedom, acclaimed consultant and teacher Patrick O’Neill shares his personal hero’s journey of leaving behind the cutthroat public relations world to create a path for himself while living in accordance with his ideals.

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Chris Hughes, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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In Fair Shot, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues that the best way to fight income inequality is with a radically simple idea: a guaranteed income for working people, paid for by the one percent. Hughes is the former owner and publisher of The New Republic.

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Kevin Griffin, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Merging Buddhist mindfulness practices with the Twelve-Step program, Kevin Griffin presents an updated edition of his book One Breath at a Time. This recovery guide is designed to inspire and enlighten readers to help them live better, healthier lives.

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Lars Kepler, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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The Sandman is the chilling story of a manipulative serial killer and the police agents who must try to beat him at his own game. Lars Kepler is the pseudonym of the acclaimed husband-and-wife writing team Alexandra Coelho Ahndoril and Alexander Ahndoril.

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Chris DeLorenzo, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Kitchen Inheritance is a collection of narratives and recipes that tell a non-traditional coming of age story. Part food memoir, part family recipe book, this is the story of Christopher DeLorenzo’s journey, which ultimately leads him to see himself as part of a growing family.

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Bruce King, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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The New Carbon Architecture will inspire architects, engineers, builders, and policy makers, captivated by the possibility of architecture to heal the climate and produce safer and more beautiful buildings. Bruce King is a structural engineer with 35 years of experience.

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Donna Fado Ivey, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Left Coast Writers® Launch Join featured Left Coast Writers® poet Donna Fado Ivery, author of Spirit Journey to Healing. Ivery is a minister, speaker, writer, and painter dedicated to the art of healing.

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Maxine Schur, at Book Passage, Sausalito

March 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Book Passage Sausalito, 100 Bay Street- on the waterfront
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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Special Children’s Event! In Marielle in Paris, Marielle the mouse must overcome her fear of heights to take a wild ride with her friend Pierre the pigeon. Maxine Schur is an award-winning travel journalist and children’s book author.

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Peter Carey, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In Conversation with Jane Smiley In A Long Way From Home, two-time Booker Prize-winning author Peter Carey gives us a wildly exuberant new novel that circumnavigates 1954 Australia, as readers follow three audacious individuals in the infamous 10,000-mile race, the Redex Trial.

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Chris Cornell, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

March 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Left Coast Writers® Event Abandoned places exist in the vacuum of space, the boom towns gone bust of yesteryear and under our noses in the isolation of the modern age. Abandoned Places is an anthology of short genre fiction co-edited by Chris Cornell.

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Betty Reid-Soskin, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In Betty Reid-Soskin’s 96 years, she has been a witness to the grand sweep of American history. Sign My Name to Freedom invites readers into an American life through the words and thoughts of a national treasure who has never stopped looking at herself, the nation, or the world with fresh eyes.

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Michael David Lukas, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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The Last Watchman of Old Cairo is a moving page-turner from the acclaimed storyteller Michael David Lukas. This multi-generational tale illuminates the tensions that have torn communities apart and the unlikely forces that attempt to bridge that divide. Lukas is the author of The Oracle of Stamboul.

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Chelsea Clinton & Alexandra Boiger, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

March 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Signing Event! Tickets: $20 (includes book) In She Persisted Around the World, Chelsea Clinton and illustrator Alexandra Boiger introduce readers to a group of thirteen incredible women who have shaped history all across the globe. This is an inspirational book for anyone who has ever raised her voice and been told to quiet down.

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Maria Shriver, at Dominican University, San Rafael

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Angelico Concert Hall, Dominican University of California, 20 Olive Ave
San Rafael,CA94901United States
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In Conversation with Kelly Corrigan Tickets: $40 (includes book) Maria Shriver knows just how surprising, unpredictable, and stressful everyday life can be. I’ve Been Thinking... is a book of reflections for those seeking wisdom, guidance, encouragement, and inspiration on the road to a meaningful life. Shriver is a Peabody Award- winning and Emmy Award-winning journalist.

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Danielle O’Doherty, at Book Passage, Sausalito

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage Sausalito, 100 Bay Street- on the waterfront
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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Danielle O’Doherty presents a talk for people navigating the cancer journey: patients, families, friends & caregivers. She will discuss her journey as it relates to why a healing blueprint is key. She talks about how to heal, survive and thrive; and she gives her insights on integrative medicine.

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Roger Housden, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Roger Housden has spent nearly twenty years creating poetry collections that meet the changing needs of readers. Ten Poems for Difficult Times is the perfect gift for those suffering, and is also a must for the nightstand of any thinking, feeling, and human being.

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Meir Schneider, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Awakening Your Power of Self-Healing is designed to teach you to bring the power of healthy movement into every part of your life. His suggestions are friendly, practical, and useful. Meir Schneider, PhD, LMT is a holistic health practitioner.

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Patt Lind-Kyle, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In Embracing the End of Life, Patt Lind-Kyle invites readers to lean into their beliefs and questions about death and dying. She provides ideas for releasing tension or fearful energy and for awakening to a more vital life.

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Andy Weiner & April Chu, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Special Children’s Event! One beautiful autumn day, Art sets out with his mother and grandfather for a fishing trip. Down by the River is beautifully llustrated with lush imagery by rising star April Chu, as it celebrates fishing, family, and fun. Andy Weiner is a revered publishing professional and an avid fly-fisher.

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Jan Jacobi, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Special Children’s Event! Young Lincoln is a novel about the childhood and young adult years of Abraham Lincoln. Jan Jacobi gives young adult readers a portrait of Abraham Lincoln they are not likely to encounter in their history books.

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Sands Hall, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In Flunk. Start., Sands Hall chronicles her slow yet willing absorption into the Church of Scientology in the late 1970s. She talks about the secret illness and death of its founder, L. Ron Hubbard, as well as the ascension of David Miscavige.

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Scott Strazzante, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In Shooting from the Hip, award-winning photojournalist Scott Strazzante uses an iPhone to capture the whimsy and struggle of everyday America. In work that is influenced by Garry Winogrand and Robert Frank, Strazzante offers a modern twist on classic street photography.

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Michael R. Wing, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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You loved your college major—and now your day job doesn’t fully use your education. Passion Projects for Smart People by Michael R. Wing will show you exactly how to create your own academic opportunities. Wing has done field work on five continents.

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Greg Sarris & Robert McNally, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In How a Mountain Was Made, Greg Sarris moves American Indian literature in a new and emergent direction with sixteen interconnected short stories. The Modoc War from author Robert McNally tells the forgotten story of a violent and bloody Gilded Age campaign.

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Philip Tessier & Roland Passot, at La Folie, San Francisco

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
La Folie, 2316 Polk St
San Francisco,CA94109United States
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Chasing Bocuse: America’s Journey to the Culinary World Stage is a stunning cookbook and story about Team USA’s journey to win the gold medal in 2017 at the Bocuse d’Or in Lyon, France. Philip Tessier coached the team, and he shares anecdotes, photos, and recipes for some of the winning dishes. Roland Passot is the owner/chef of La Folie and Left Bank.

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Storytime with Clare, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

March 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until Dec 23, 2018

Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Storytime is perfect for five-and-unders and their parents. Bring the children to our Corte Madera store on Monday mornings for a storytime with bounce! There’s no better way to start the week than with picture books, songs, rhymes and some jumping around. Our storyteller Clare picks her favorite new books, classics, and poetry to share with kids aged 0-5 and their parents in this free half-hour story time. Please join us! Free!

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Sausalito Storytime with Mari, at Book Passage, Sausalito

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until Dec 21, 2018

Book Passage Sausalito, 100 Bay Street- on the waterfront
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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Please join us for our new weekly Book Passage storytime in our Sausalito store. Mari Allen, our bookseller, will read new and classic picture books that are sure to engage and delight. Storytime is perfect for five-and-unders and their parents. Free!

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