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City Arts & Lectures Presents SALMAN RUSHDIE

City Arts & Lectures presents renowned author Salman Rushdie for a discussion of his breathtaking new novel, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights. Mr. Rushdie will be in conversation with Michael Krasny. Tickets include a signed first edition of Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights.

For more information visit: http://www.cityarts.net/event/salman-rushdie/

$28.00
ISBN: 9780812998917
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Published: Random House - September 8th, 2015

Launch Party with JUDD WINICK at Books Inc. Opera Plaza

Screenwriter, award-winning cartoonist, and scriptwriter for issues of bestselling comic series, including Batman and Green Lantern, Judd Winick celebrates the launch of his funny, action-packed, full-color new middle-grade graphic novel series with HILO Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth.

$13.99
ISBN: 9780385386173
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2015

RYAN BERG & D.A. POWELL at Books Inc. in The Castro

Lambda Literary Foundation Emerging Writers Fellow Ryan Berg discusses his crucial examination of the gritty, dangerous, and shockingly underreported world of homeless LGBTQ teens in New York with No House to Call My Home. Joining Ryan will be local poet and National Book Critics Circle Award-winner D.A. Powell.

$25.99
ISBN: 9781568585093
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Published: Nation Books - August 25th, 2015

$16.00
ISBN: 9781555976958
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 18th, 2014

JEFF SMITH at Books Inc. Opera Plaza

Former Missouri State Senator Jeff Smith discusses his riveting memoir, Mr. Smith Goes to Prison: What My Year Behind Bars Taught Me about America's Prison Crisis. Tracing the cracks in America's prison walls, and exposing the shortcomings of a racially based cycle of poverty and crime, Jeff Smith blends a wry sense of humor with academic training, while providing practical solutions to jump-start the rehabilitation of the millions living behind bars.

$25.99
ISBN: 9781250058409
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 1st, 2015

LAURA NICOLE DIAMOND at Books Inc. Laurel Village

Writer and civil right lawyer Laura Nicole Diamond discusses her powerful debut novel, Shelter Us. Called “A sensitively told exploration of layers of loss, isolation, motherhood, and marriage” by critically-acclaimed author Aimee Bender, Shelter Us is an unforgettable work by an author to watch.

 

$16.95
ISBN: 9781631529702
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Published: She Writes PR - June 8th, 2015

The SF Jewish Film Festival Presents LEE GRANT at The Castro Theatre

The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival proudly presents Academy and Emmy Award-winning actress Lee Grant for a screening of Tell Me a Riddle. Copies of I Said Yes to Everything will be available for sale and a booksigning will follow the film screening. Click here for more information.

 

$18.00
ISBN: 9780147516282
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Published: Plume Books - June 30th, 2015

The California Institute of Integral Studies Presents DON MIGUEL RUIZ

The Toltec Art of Life and Death with Don Miguel Ruiz


Don Miguel Ruiz first introduced us to Toltec wisdom in The Four Agreements which has sold over 5.2 million copies, spent 7 years on The New York Times bestseller list as well three other books, which combined have sold 7 million copies.

$25.99
ISBN: 9780062390929
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Published: Harperelixir - October 27th, 2015

GORDON CHIN at Books Inc. Opera Plaza

Gordon Chin, nationally recognized community leader and activist, tells the compelling story of the rise of civic and political power in San Francisco's Chinatown from the 1960s through the election of a Chinese American mayor in 2011 with Building Community, Chinatown Style: A Half Century of Leadership in San Francisco Chinatown.

$19.95
ISBN: 9780996418607
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Published: Friends of CCDC - June 2015

JON MITCHELL at Books Inc. in The Castro

Author, musician, and current managing editor for Burning Man, Jon Mitchell discusses his fascinating examination of society's contemporary relationship with technology, In Real Life: Searching for Connection in High-Tech Times.

$14.95
ISBN: 9781937006907
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Published: Parallax Press - February 3rd, 2015

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