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The Long Now Foundation's Monthly Seminar Series about long-term thinking, hosted by Stewart Brand.

Could extinct species, like mammoths and passenger pigeons, be brought back to life? The science says yes. In How to Clone a Mammoth, Beth Shapiro, evolutionary biologist and pioneer in "ancient DNA" research, walks us through the process of attempting de-extinction.

ISBN: 9780691157054
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Published: Princeton University Press - April 6th, 2015

New York Times bestselling author, humorist and radio show host Michael Perry discusses his hilarious and big-hearted fictional debut The Jesus Cow. Michael will be in conversation with fellow funny-man and bestselling author of The Serpent of Venice, Christopher Moore!

ISBN: 9780062289919
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Published: Harper - May 19th, 2015

ISBN: 9780061779770
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Published: William Morrow & Company - February 17th, 2015

The founding CEO of the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company restaurants Scott Barnett discusses Gumption: Taking Bubba Gump from Movie to Restaurant.

Join us for a Storytime Launch Party in celebration of Anna Isabel Rauh, Mary Daniel Hobson, and Charles Hobson's delightful collaboration, The Wolf Who Ate the Sky!

ISBN: 9781597142984
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Published: Heyday Books - April 10th, 2015

Join us for a night of poetry and conversation with former Stanford Stegner Fellow Matthew Siegel sharing works from his critically-acclaimed debut collection, Blood Work; and Pushcart Prize-winner Timothy Liu reading from his latest masterful collection, Don't Go Back To Sleep.


ISBN: 9780299304041
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - March 12th, 2015

ISBN: 9780991545407
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Published: Saturnalia Books - October 15th, 2014

Grateful Dead’s Bill Kreutzmann in conversation with Benjy Eisen: On writing and living Deal.

ISBN: 9781250033796
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Published: St. Martin's Press - May 5th, 2015

The SF LGBT BOOK CLUB will discuss Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial: The Story of Hollingsworth V. Perry with special guest author Kenji Yoshino.

ISBN: 9780385348805
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - April 21st, 2015

Lizzie Skurnick discusses That Should Be a Word: A Language Lover S Guide to Choregasms, Povertunity, Brattling, and 250 Other Much-Needed Terms for the Modern World.

ISBN: 9780761182689
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Published: Workman Publishing - April 7th, 2015

Celebrate Children's Book Week with local author Marta Lindsey and her entertaining and educational picture book, Little Gray's Great Migration. The only picture book in print about the incredible Pacific gray whale, Little Gray's Great Migration allows readers to actually imagine what it’s like to be a baby gray whale, while weaving in scientific facts. 


By Marta Lindsey, Andrea Gabriel (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781628554526
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Published: Arbordale Publishing - January 20th, 2015

A 2014 recipient of the Unsing Heroes of Compassion Award by the Dalai Lama for her work as founder and advisor for Summer Search--a nationally recognized youth development nonprofit that serves over five thousand students annually--Linda Mornell discusses the poignant and inspiring, Forever Changed: How Summer Programs and Insight Mentoring Challenge Adolescents and Transform Lives

ISBN: 9781629370224
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Published: Triumph Books (IL) - March 2015