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EMMA ROBERTSON at Books Inc. Berkeley

Creative force behind the beautiful blog emmadime.com, Emma Robertson shares Knitting by Design, a unique and creative approach--packed with visual aids from photography to hand-drawn sketches and candy-laden mood boards--perfect for fashion-forward knitters who crave more than a project and wish to create fabulous looks while exploring their creative inspiration. 

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By Emma Robertson, Max Wanger (Photographs by)
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ISBN: 9781452117393
Published: Chronicle Books - November 5th, 2013

Launch Party with SHARON MEERS and JOANNA STROBER at Books Inc. Alameda

Having a great career, a good marriage, and a happy family can feel like a sisyphean task. But have no fear, Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober are here to help! Join Books Inc. Alameda for a launch celebrating Getting to 50/50, an illuminating guide full of real-world solutions on getting ahead in your career--while still making it to your children's soccer games--by tapping into your best resource and most powerful ally: your spouse.
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ISBN: 9781936740581
Published: Viva Editions - September 17th, 2013

LYNN CULLEN at Books Inc. Alameda

Award-winning author Lynn Cullen shares a vivid and compelling rendering of literature's most haunting love triangle with Mrs. Poe. As struggling poet Frances Osgood desperately seeks to continue her passionate, clandestine affair with the mysterious and complicated Edgar Allen Poe, his frail wife Virginia insists on befriending Frances, and soon the relationship becomes as dark and twisted as one of Poe's tales.
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ISBN: 9781476702919
Published: Gallery Books - October 1st, 2013

Story Time with OLIVER CHIN at Books Inc. Alameda

Books Inc. Alameda presents story time with Oliver Chin, sharing the long-awaited sequel to the high-action Julie Black Belt series, Julie Black Belt: The Belt of Fire. As Julie works hard to earn her next kung fu belt, orange, a new kid in class could upset her plans and she suddenly has more to learn than just some new moves.
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By Oliver Chin, Charlene Chua (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781597020794
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Published: Immedium - October 8th, 2013

VICTORIA NELSON at Books Inc. Berkeley

Graduate professor of creative writing at Goddard College, Victoria Nelson shares Gothicka: Vampire Heroes, Human Gods, and the New Supernatural, a richly detailed exploration of the ways The Gothic, Romanticism's gritty older sibling, has flourished in myriad permutations since the eighteenth century that provides a sweeping examination of the influence Gothic fiction has had on popular culture. From H.P. Lovecraft to Dan Brown and Guillermo del Toro, this fascinatingly written criticism is an illuminating look into the mainstreaming of a spiritually driven supernaturalism.
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ISBN: 9780674050143
Published: Harvard University Press - April 23rd, 2012

ARTHUR SHIMAMURA at Books Inc. Berkeley

Professor of psychology at UC Berkeley, founding member of the Society for Cognitive Neuroscience, and awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to explore connections between art, mind, and brain, Arthur Shimamura shares Experiencing Art: In the Brain of the Beholder, a thoughtful and entertaining exploration of how the brain interprets art by engaging our sensations, thoughts, and emotions offering readers insightful ways of broadening one's approach and appreciation of art.
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ISBN: 9780199936939
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - July 10th, 2013

TERRY TARNOFF at Books Inc. Berkeley

Terry Tarnoff shares The Chronicle of Stolen Dreams. Set during the summer of 1947, this richly imagined novel is an exploration of the brain, dreams, neurology, and the dark corners and hidden pathways of human consciousness featuring a masterfully realized cast of characters, from Neal Cassady and Jack Kerouac, to Chicago gangsters and WWII veterans, to an alien with a knack for the harmonica.

TOSHA SILVER at Books Inc. Alameda

Writer, poet, and San Francisco Spiritual Columnist at examiner.com, Tosha Silver shares Make Me Your Own, a poetry collection that guides the reader ever deeper into union with the inner Divine Beloved. Dedicated to the One who patiently awaits our attention, devotion. . . and longing.
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ISBN: 9780983681717
Published: Urban Kali Publishing - July 2nd, 2013