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Book Passage – Ferry Building

1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
(415) 835-1020 http://www.bookpassage.com

July 2019

Susan Alexander – Red Diana

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Set in San Francisco, Red Diana is a chilling psychological thriller that explores themes like the desire for revenge, the terrible burden of guilt, and the tyranny of unethical lawyers and corrupt judges. Susan Alexander is a lifelong writer who has worked as a lawyer and law professor.

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Sarah Townsend with Janine Kovac – Setting the Wire

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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A lyric exploration of motherhood, mental illness, and familial ties, Sarah C. Townsend’s debut work weaves together personal anecdote, film, music, visual art, and psychology. Setting the Wire is a visceral reflection on the experience of fragmentation as a young psychotherapist and new mother.

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Margaret O’Mara – The Code

July 18 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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The transformation of big tech into the engine room of the American economy and the nexus of so many of our hopes and dreams--and increasingly nightmares--can be understood as the story of one California valley. As Margaret O’Mara’s majestic history, The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America, makes clear, its fate is the fate of us all.

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Erica Bauermeister – The Scent Keeper

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Emmeline lives an enchanted childhood on a remote island with her father, who teaches her about the natural world through her senses. Lyrical and immersive, Erica Bauermeister’s The Scent Keeper explores the provocative beauty of scent, the way it can reveal hidden truths, lead us to the person we seek, and even help us find our way back home.

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Lydia Slaby – Wait, It Gets Worse

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Lydia Slaby was 33 years old and had everything she believed would make her happy. But under the surface Lydia’s life was in free fall. The story she tells in Wait, It Gets Worse, is of an imperfect rebirth, but perfection is something she must abandon if she is to find a new, calm, healthy life.

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David Ewing Duncan – Talking to Robots

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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In Talking to Robots, award-winning journalist David Ewing Duncan considers 24 visions of possible human-robot futures—Incredible scenarios from Teddy Bots to Warrior Bots, and Politician Bots to Sex Bots—grounded in real technologies and possibilities and inspired by our imagination.

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Lisa Wentz – Grace Under Pressure

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Grace Under Pressure unveils three areas of training that great speakers use to develop their skills. Lisa Wentz has dedicated the last ten years of her life to helping speakers develop their skills.

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John McReynolds – Stone Edge Farm Kitchen Larder Cookbook

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Celebrating the bounty of the estate's organic kitchen garden, groves, and olive orchard, the Stone Edge Farm Kitchen Larder Cookbook by John McReynolds makes the ultimate gift for cooks looking for new creative and efficient means to make the most of abundance and is a thoughtful, practical inspiration for building one's own repertoire of versatile staples and resourceful dishes.

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