Peninsula Events

JOHN BLOOM at Books Inc. Mountain View

Pulitzer Prize-nominated investigative journalist John Bloom discusses Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story. In the early 1990s, Motorola, the legendary American technology company developed a revolutionary satellite system called Iridium that promised to be its crowning achievement. Iridium the satellite system was a mind-boggling technical accomplishment, surely the future of communication.

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$27.50
ISBN: 9780802121684
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - June 7th, 2016

KATHERINE OZMENT at the Burlingame Library

The Burlingame Library presents Katherine Ozment, author of Grace Without God: The Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Belonging in a Secular Age

For more information visit: http://www.burlingame.org/index.aspx?page=9&recordid=13960

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$25.99
ISBN: 9780062305114
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Published: Harper Wave - June 21st, 2016

STEVEN NIGHTINGALE at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Poet, essayist, and novelist Steven Nightingale shares his latest work, The Hot Climate of Promises and Grace: 64 Stories. With these short stories, deeply indebted to Sufi Tales and Jataka stories (as well as to the Brothers Grimm and American folktales), Steven Nightingale offers testimonies of revelation, mischief, miracles, and grace given him by sixty-four remarkable women who've appeared in his life over time. These delightful pieces combine humor and sensuality with surrealism and an oblique spirituality, and each be

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$25.00
ISBN: 9781619027923
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - October 11th, 2016

AMY KURZWEIL at Books Inc. Palo Alto

With comics appearing in The New Yorker and other publications, artist Amy Kurzweil shares her debut book Flying Couch: A Graphic MemoirFlying Couch tells the stories of three unforgettable women. Amy weaves her own coming-of-age as a young Jewish artist into the narrative of her mother, a psychologist, and Bubbe, her grandmother, a World War II survivor who escaped from the Warsaw Ghetto by disguising herself as a gentile.

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By Amy Kurzweil (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781936787289
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Published: Black Balloon Publishing - October 11th, 2016

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