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Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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July 2019

David Marlett – American Red

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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The Great American Century begins--the modern world roars to life, capitalists flaunt greed and seize power, socialists and labor unions flex their violent will, and an extraordinary true story of love and sacrifice unfolds. The men and women of American Red are among the most fascinating in American history. David Marlett is an award-winning storyteller and writer of historical fiction,

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Author Event: AMERICAN RED, by David Marlett

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Come join the conversation as bestselling author David Marlett reads from and discusses his latest historical legal thriller, AMERICAN RED. In AMERICAN RED, the Great American Century begins, the modern world roars to life, capitalists flaunt greed and seize power, socialists and labor unions flex their violent will, and an extraordinary true story of love and sacrifice unfolds. The men and women of AMERICAN RED are among the most fascinating in American history. When, at the dawn of the 20th…

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Karl Marlantes – Deep River

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In Conversation with Blaise Zerega Presented in partnership with ALTA Magazine In Karl Marlantes's new novel he turns to another mode of storytelling--the family epic--to craft a stunningly expansive narrative of human suffering, courage, and reinvention. At its heart, Deep River is an ambitious and timely exploration of the place of the individual, and of the immigrant, in an America still in the process of defining its own identity.

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Mark Arax – The Dreamt Land

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Mark Arax is from a family of Central Valley farmers, a writer with deep ties to the land who has watched the battles over water intensify even as California lurches from drought to flood and back again. In The Dreamt Land he weaves reportage, history and memoir to confront the "Golden State" myth in riveting fashion.

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Terry Shames – A Risky Undertaking for Loretta Singletary

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Chief Samuel Craddock's old friend Loretta Singletary--a mainstay of the Jarrett Creek community--has undergone a transformation, with a new hairstyle and modern clothes. He thinks nothing of it until she disappears. Engaging, suspenseful, and charming in equal measure, A Risky Undertaking for Loretta Singletary is another delightful entry in the Samuel Craddock series by Terry Shames.

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Kyndra Holley – Dairy Free Keto Cooking

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Kyndra Holley is back again with another crave-worthy cookbook, but this time she is showing you that transitioning to dairy-free keto is anything but boring. Dairy-Free Keto Cooking is packed with her signature mouthwatering and flavorful recipes that will leave you feeling satisfied and feeling your best.

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Françoise Bourzat – Consciousness Medicine

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Françoise Bourzat introduces a holistic model focusing on the threefold process of preparation, journey, and integration. Consciousness Medicine delivers a coherent map for navigating nonordinary states of consciousness, offering an invaluable contribution to the field of healing and transformation.

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Nancy Genn – Architecture from Within

July 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Berkeley-based artist Nancy Genn explores various mediums and techniques, including drawing, painting, sculpture and printmaking in such materials as gouache, casein, mono-printing, collage and ceramics. Architecture from Within presents her practice and her role in the movements of gestural abstraction and abstract expressionism.

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Isabel Allende – Largo Pétalo de Mar

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Book and Event in Spanish • A Long Petal of the Sea will be published in English in January 2020 Set in the midst of the Spanish Civil War, A Long Petal of the Sea follows young Víctor Dalmau, a nurse on the front lines of the Republican side, along with Roser Bruguera, pregnant with Victor’s brother’s baby, who are forced into exile and set off to cross the Pyrenees towards France. Born in Peru and raised in Chile, Isabel…

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Nita Sweeney – Depression Hates a Moving Target

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Before she discovered running, Nita Sweeney was 49-years-old, chronically depressed, occasionally manic, and unable to jog for more than 60 seconds at a time. In her memoir Depression Hates a Moving Target, Sweeney shares how she overcame emotional and physical challenges to finish the race and come back from the brink.

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Terence Clarke – The Splendid City

July 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In The Splendid City, Terence Clarke recounts the gripping episode in the life of Pablo Neruda when he escaped from Chile to Argentina over the Cordillera de los Andes. He reconstructs the dramatic moment when the man of the magnificent pen had to rely on his amateurish horsemanship to save his life crossing the mighty Andes.

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Reverend Matthew Fox – Naming the Unnameable & The Lotus and the Rose

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Too often, notions of God have been used as a means to control and to promote a narrow worldview. In Naming the Unnameable, renowned theologian and author Matthew Fox ignites our imaginations by offering a colorful range of Divine Names gathered from scientists and poets and mystics past and present. The Lotus & The Rose includes three public dialogues between Matthew and Lama Tsomo during weekend workshops at Stanford University, The Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe, and The Jung…

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Peter Orner – Maggie Brown & Others

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In Conversation with Melissa Cistaro In his orchestral and moving new book, Peter Orner chronicles people whose lives are at inflection points. In forty-four compressed gems, Maggie Brown & Others grips us with a series of defining moments.

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James Vlahos – Talk to Me

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Computers that can speak and think like humans may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but they are rapidly moving toward reality. In Talk to Me, veteran tech journalist James Vlahos meets the researchers at Amazon, Google, and Apple who are leading the way. He explores how voice tech will transform every sector of society.

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Literary Luncheon: Janet Fitch – Chimes of a Lost Cathedral

July 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Janet Fitch began this story with The Revolution of Marina M. when a 19-year-old poet rejected her bourgeois family and joined the Bolshevik Revolution. Chimes of a Lost Cathedral picks up the story in 1919 when a much wiser Marina has returned to St. Petersburg and moved into a writing collective. Here, she comes in contact with literary giants who refuse to bend to the party line. As Marina comes to question the revolution she so enthusiastically joined, she is…

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