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JEFF RAZ at Books Inc. Alameda

Clown, actor, teacher, playwright, and director Jeff Raz shares The Secret Life of Clowns: A Backstage Tour of Cirque Du Soleil and the Clown Conservatory. Jeff Raz has drawn on his life's work to write a pair of fictional narratives - one following a professional clown performing with Cirque du Soleil and one following a clown student who just wants a job in a circus. It captures the sweat, the sinew and the soul of clowning.

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JAY GOLDEN at Books Inc. Berkeley

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Jay Golden, founder of San Francisco based boutique story consulting and training company Retellable, shares his new book of the same name, Retellable: How Your Essential Stories Unlock Power and Purpose

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$12.95
ISBN: 9780692826362
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Published: Wakingstar Studios - January 9th, 2017

JEFFREY GETTLEMAN at Books Inc. Berkeley

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Jeffrey Gettleman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist, will discuss his memoir about finding love and finding a calling in one of the most violent and yet most beautiful places in the world, Love, Africa: A Memoir of Romance, War, and Survival.

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$27.99
ISBN: 9780062284099
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Published: Harper - May 16th, 2017

LALEH KHADIVI with BICH MINH BGUYEN in Berkeley

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Award-winning author Laleh Khadivi discusses her achingly timely new novel, A Good Country. Laleh will be in conversation with Bich Minh Nguyen, author of the critically-acclaimed memoir Stealing Buddha's Dinner.

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$27.00
ISBN: 9781632865847
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - May 23rd, 2017

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$16.00
ISBN: 9780143113034
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Published: Penguin Books - February 2008

JAMES FORMAN JR. at Books Inc. Berkeley

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Yale Law School professor James Forman Jr. discusses his groundbreaking book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

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$27.00
ISBN: 9780374189976
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 18th, 2017

DEBORAH TANNEN at Books Inc. Berkeley

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Linguistics professor and New York Times-bestselling author Deborah Tannen discusses her fascinating new book, You're the Only One I Can Tell: Inside the Language of Women's Friendships. Through research into the unique ways women talk to one another, this warm and wise exploration of female friendship will help women lean into the comfort these powerful relationships offer and avoid the hurt feelings that come from common miscommunications. 

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$27.00
ISBN: 9781101885802
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 2nd, 2017

ALI NOORANI at Books Inc. Berkeley

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Ali Noorani, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum and regular commentator on MSNBC and NPR, discusses his essential book, There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge of American Immigration

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By Ali Noorani, Juan Williams (Foreword by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781633883079
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Published: Prometheus Books - April 4th, 2017

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