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CARLA TRUJILLO at Books Inc. Berkeley

Director of the Graduate Diversity Program at U.C. Berkeley and a Lambda Book Award-finalist, Carla Trujillo shares her new novel, Faith and Fat Chances. Bringing to life another side of the fabled city of Santa Fe in this rollicking novel set in Dogtown, Faith and Fat Chances is filled with an with unforgettable cast of characters and illuminates the ingenuity and resilience of people fighting to preserve their way of life.


ISBN: 9780810131644
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Published: Curbstone Press - September 30th, 2015

NYMBC Presents PATRICK NESS at the Alameda Free Library

Not Your Mother's Book Club™ proudly presents Carnegie Medal-winning novelist Patrick Ness, in celebration of his new novel The Rest of Us Just Live Here! A bold and irreverent novel, it powerfully reminds us that there are many different types of remarkable.

What if you aren't the Chosen One? The one who's supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death

ISBN: 9780062403162
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Published: Harper Teen - October 6th, 2015

Elizabeth George at Books Inc. in Alameda

#1 New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth George’s award-winning and bestselling Inspector Lynley series—fondly remembered also as a joint BBC and PBS television series—returns with another character-driven crime drama featuring beloved characters Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley.

ISBN: 9780525954330
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Published: Viking - October 27th, 2015

TONY HOAGLAND at Books Inc. Berkeley

Recipient of the Poetry Foundation's 2005 Mark Twain Award in recognition of his contribution to humor in American poetry, Tony Hoagland reads from his fifth collection of poetry, Application for Release from the Dream. With whiplash nerve and tender curiosity, Hoagland both surveys the damage and finds the wonder that makes living worthwhile. Mirthful, fearless, and precise, these poems are full of judgment and mercy.

ISBN: 9781555977184
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 1st, 2015

PHIL COUSINEAU at Books Inc. Berkeley

Writer, teacher, editor, documentary filmmaker, travel leader and bestselling author Phil Cousineau discusses his latest collection of travel essays, The Book of Roads: Travel Stories from Michigan to Marrakech.

By Phil Cousineau, Larry Habegger (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781632280190
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Published: Viva Editions - August 11th, 2015


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